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AHP Related Publications

Allied health professionals

Skills Maximisation Toolkit Volume 5: Applying Learning, developing your role: The Learners and Managers Guide

This latest version in the skills maximisation toolkit will help AHP learners and their managers. THe toolkit will guide you through the best ways to ensure learning is applied and roles are developed.

More than a Dancer - Contemporary Allied Health Professional Placements in Care Homes

A practice placement pilot with dance movement psychotherapy students

Skills Maximisation Toolkit Volume 1 - Workbook

The workbook provides a step-by-step process for you (and the team that you work with) to follow. It aims to build on existing learning and practice and be a pragmatic resource for AHPs at all levels.

Skills Maximisation Toolkit Volume 2 - Facilitators Guide

This handbook is designed to support you if you choose to facilitate the processes described in the AHP Skills Maximisation Toolkit.

Skills Maximisation Toolkit Volume 3: Participant Booklet

This booklet is an abbreviated version of volume 1: The Skills Maximisation workbook. It includes all the interactive sections from the workbook where you and your team are expected to reflect and respond to questions about your service.

Skills Maximisation Toolkit Volume 4: More stories and resources

More Stories provides a wider range of AHP experience including dietetics, podiatry, speech and language therapy, arts therapy and orthoptics. It shows how different services have made use of all or parts of the Skills Maximisation Toolkit.

Supporting AHP Career and Role Development across the Career Framework for Health

This document aims to raise awareness and improve access to existing NES resources and provide an overview of how these can support AHPs in delivering AHP services, planning and supporting service improvements, developing themselves and their team’s career and role development opportunities and improve workforce and succession planning.

Education and Development Framework for Senior AHPs

This framework will be used by Senior AHPs to continually develop their leadership of services and teams to enhance patient care. Using a self assessment tool, the framework assists Senior AHPs and those aspiring to this role to identify their learning and development needs and support them in accessing learning opportunities to enhance their leadership skills. It also provides guidance for managers and KSF reviewers to support their staff’s development. The framework is also accessible on the Senior AHP website which hosts a range of resources and learning activities to support leadership development.

Making The Next Chapter Happen

Making the Next Chapter Happen follows on from the NES AHP Education Strategy: The Next Chapter, published in 2011. Making the Next Chapter Happen outlines how the AHP team are working towards achieving the objectives for 2012-13 as set out in The Next Chapter.

Ryan Harper Legacy

‘A day in the life of…’ experience influencing allied health professions future practice.

Mackay Placements

Mackay Placements Book - using work-based practice placements as a learning and development tool

Development Needs Analysis Tool (DNAT)

If you are working at consultant level or aspiring to this you will find the Development Needs Analysis Tool useful. It is a self assessment tool that encourages you to consider the range of skills you need to work at this level such as clinical expertise, research, policy development and educating others. You are encouraged to identify evidence. All your work can be added to your KSF and your HPC CPD portfolio.

AHP PEF Programme 2011-12

AHP Practice-based Education Facilitation (PEF) Programme outlines the worksteam priorities and structures to support these.

AHP Education Strategy: The Next Chapter 2011-2-14

The NES Education Strategy for Allied Health Professions (AHP) 2011 – 2014 has been written following consultation with the AHP workforce, people who use AHP services and other stakeholders.

National Guidance for Clinical Academic Research Careers for NMAHPs

This document presents national guidance to support the development of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions [NMAHP] clinical academic research careers.

Stakeholder Statement in Support of Practice Placements for Allied Health Professions in NHS Scotland

Stakeholders acknowledge the central role that practice placements (aka clinical) placements, fieldwork placements, clinical training) play in preparing the future allied health professional (AHP) workforce.

AHP Practice Based Education Facilitation Programme Spring-Summer 2010

Allied Health Professions Practice based Education Facilitation Programme: A Summary of National Strands

A Guide to Healthcare Support Worker Education and Role Development

The guide sets out the nationally agreed educational requirements and core skills for HCSWs at levels two, three and four of the NHS Career Framework for Health.