Making the most of allied health professionals
- Department of Health, Public Health England, and Health Education England
- Part of:
- Workforce planning for health, public health and social care
- 1 March 2013
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
This paper on the allied health professionals is an assessment of current workforce issues and potential opportunities for improvement.
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The paper brought together a leadership group to consider how best to organize the allied health workforce across care pathways, considering factors such as optimum skill mix, education and leadership, and complements the allied health professional (AHP) Quality Innovation Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) toolkit.
Designed to support those who commission services and education, including local education and training boards (LETBs), the paper gives an overview of the latest thinking around AHP interventions across care pathways, the benefits they can provide to help people using AHP service and their carers, and the workforce implications of establishing AHP QIPP pathways.
Published: 1 March 2013