Thursday, 7 February 2019

CAHPR Public Health Research Awards 2019

Applications to the CAHPR Public Health Research Awards 2019 are now open.

Applicants must be HCPC or GOSC registered AHPs who work in England.

The awards were established to recognise the contribution allied health professions make to public health.

They are delivered by CAHPR in collaboration with Public Health England (PHE) and AHPs4PH. The awards are aimed at novice and early career researchers.

The application deadline is Monday, 29th April. Please click here for full guidance and application forms.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Chief Allied Health Professions Officer (CAHPO) Awards 2019

Nominations for the Chief Allied Health Professions Officer's Awards 2019 are now open.

Now in their third year, the awards celebrate the contribution AHPs have made in supporting improvements in health, care and wellbeing and the impacts described in AHPs into Action. The 10 awards this year are:
  • AHP Leader of the Year
  • AHP Student of the Year
  • AHP Public Health Champion
  • AHP Quality Improvement
  • AHP Workforce
  • AHP Digital Practice
  • AHP Clinical Focus: Cancer
  • NICE into Action
  • AHP Research Impact
  • AHP of the Year
Following the launch of the NHS Long Term Plan, the awards provide an opportunity to profile where AHPs are already leading and supporting priorities for the NHS over the next 10 years.

The awards are open to AHPs, student AHPs and AHP support workers working in publically funded services in England.

Nominations can be made by individuals themselves, and by managers and leaders in respect of individual clinicians or teams.To find out more about the awards, please click here.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

New episode of NHS Wonder Women series released

NHS R&D North West has released the third film from their Wonder Women series featuring Professor Sally Spencer, Director of Clinical Research, Postgraduate Medical Institution (PGMI), Edge Hill University.

Click above to watch the film. To see other films in the series, please click here.

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Integrated Clinical Academic Programme Internship Scheme

Thanks to additional funding from Health Education England, Sheffield Hallam University is offering an additional intake of interns onto the NIHR/HEE Integrated Clinical Academics Scheme Internship Programme.

This additional cohort will run between March and December 2019. For full details of the programme and the eligibility criteria please click here.

Applications for the March 2019 cohort are now open, and will close on Friday, 7th December (5.00pm). Applications for the September cohort will open in February 2019.

Friday, 17 August 2018

Call for applications: NIHR/CAHPR Allied Health Professions Research Champions 2018/19

We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the AHP Research Champion roles working with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR).

Are you passionate about AHPs being research-active and having an impact on patient care? Do you have ideas about how we engage and support AHPs to be research-active in NHS and social care settings?

This superb opportunity will help to add to the community of role models and research activists to champion the work of AHPs and increase awareness and involvement in health and social care research for the benefit of patients.

For more information, please click here.