Allied health professionals bulletin

Allied Health Professionals bulletin: February 2014

Publications Gateway Number: 01171 Foreword by Shelagh Morris I want to start by thanking Karen Middleton for her inspirational leadership as Chief Allied Health Professions Officer, ensuring the contribution of allied health professionals to improving clinical outcomes, patient safety and experience is recognised. We wish her every success in her new role at the Chartered Society […]

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Allied Health Professionals bulletin: January 2014

Publications Gateway Number: 01079 Foreword by Karen I leave my post on 31 January to take up the Chief Executive post at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, meaning this is sadly my last foreword. It has been a pleasure and privilege to hold this role over the last seven years and into the new healthcare system. […]

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Allied Health Professional bulletin: November 2013

Publications Gateway Number: 00763 Foreword by Karen Middleton Many of you will know I am due to leave this post on 31 January 2014, after seven years in the role, to take up the post of CEO at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. In that time we have made a real difference in raising the […]

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Allied Health Professionals bulletin: September 2013

I hope you’ve all managed to rest and recuperate over the summer; personal resilience is important, particularly during tough times, and we must all take personal responsibility for securing the down- time away from work we need. Situations may not have changed on our return to work, but a fresh pair of eyes and renewed […]

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Allied Health Professionals bulletin: August 2013

Publications gateway number: 00369 Changes in legislation announced a year ago which came into force on 20 August 2013 represent a huge opportunity around independent prescribing for physiotherapists and podiatrists. By embracing these changes, physiotherapists and podiatrists can improve clinical outcomes and patient experience, while ensuring patient safety and increasing capacity across the system. To support the changes, the Health […]

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Allied Health Professionals bulletin: July 2013

Publications gateway number: 00256 Foreword by Karen Middleton At the recent NHS Confederation Sir David Nicholson announced a planned conversation with the public and staff around growing demand and decrease in resources which will inform the strategy for the NHS over the next 10-15 years. I would urge every single one of you to respond […]

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Allied Health Professionals bulletin: June 2013

Publications gateway number: 00169 Foreword: Karen Middleton CBE, Chief Allied Health Professions Officer I have been working with my colleagues across the five clinical domains to develop narratives for each of the programmes of work that result from them. These programmes cut across all five domains and will support the delivery of the Mandate and […]

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Allied health professionals bulletin: May 2013

Foreword – Karen Middleton CBE, Chief Allied Health Professions Officer The beginning of April saw the launch of the new NHS, with shadow form organisations nationwide commencing fully. My role with NHS England has system-wide responsibility to provide professional and clinical advice about allied health professions and services, including advising Health Education England. Recent system […]

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