Thursday, 25 August 2016

Public Health for AHPs: How to make every contact count

The University of Central Lancashire is hosting an afternoon workshop that will focus on maximising public health interventions when AHPs engage with patients.

The session, led by Gillian Rawlinson, will look at key public health issues including obesity, physical activity participation and other health behaviours and explore how AHPs can facilitate improved health behaviours.

The workshop will include exploration of your roles as public health ambassadors and will include communication skills development such as brief interventions and motivational interviewing techniques.

The session takes place on Thursday, 20th October (1.00 - 4.30pm).

For further information please click here.

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

New digital magazine aims to inspire the next generation of researchers

A new magazine called The Researcher has been launched.

This digital publication, created for health researchers by health researchers aims to raise awareness of research careers among nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.

The first edition has the theme of 'Breaking boundaries' – a concept familiar to those who work in the field of research.

Please click here to view the magazine.

Health Education England (HEE), NHS Research and Development North West and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) worked together with a team of early career researchers and award-winning writer Rob Young to produce the magazine, which illustrates the real-life stories of what it is like to undertake a research career.

For more information about the project please click here.

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

NWAHP event: Technology for transformation

The next North West Allied Health Professions (NWAHP) Network Event 'Technology for transformation' will take place on Thursday 17th November 2016 (12.00pm – 4.00pm) at the Bolton Whites Hotel, Macron Stadium, Bolton.

This free half-day conference will focus on how AHPs can use a range of technologies to improve services, care pathways, patient experience and outcomes.

Confirmed speakers at the event include Louise Rogerson, Director of Service Development at Intelesant and neuro-physiotherapist, and Naomi McVey, Programme Manager AHP Workforce, Health Education England.

For further information please click here.