Allied Health Professionals Day – 14th October, 2020

Published: 08 October 2020

In celebration of National AHP Day, our Trust have organised a fun-filled, information-packed Allied Health Professionals Week, which will run through 12-18 October.

As part of this week, we will be hosting a number of virtual events and sharing content to introduce you to our AHPs and what they do.

 

What is an Allied Health Professional?

An Allied Health Professional (AHP) is someone who works in healthcare. They provide a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic and support services in fields ranging from medicine, to pharmacy and nursing.

What kind of roles does this include?

There are 14 core Allied Health Professions.

  • Art therapists
  • Drama therapists
  • Music therapists
  • Chiropodists/podiatrists
  • Dietitians
  • Occupational therapists
  • Orthoptists
  • Osteopaths
  • Paramedics
  • Physiotherapists
  • Prosthetists and Orthotists
  • Radiographers

We have a wonderful, wide-ranging group of AHPs at Humber and we’re proud of the great work they achieve every day.

To find out more about Allied Health Professional roles and opportunities, visit the NHS website here.

 

If you’re interested in learning more about AHP Week and how you can get involved, please email hnf-tr.communications@nhs.net.

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