Friday, 12 July 2019

COURSE: Leading a Culture of Research & Innovation

NHS R&D NW is inviting NHS middle managers (band 7 upwards) who are leading clinical teams to take part in an innovative and unique programme.

The sessions explore how to lead an effective culture of research and innovation by building leadership capacity and developing the skills and confidence to create an effective culture within their units, wards or departments.

The course consists of an initial two-day residential on September, 24/25th September, and two one-day workshops on October 24th and November 24th.

You must work in the North East and North Cumbria regions in order to attend. To find out more please click here.

Thursday, 11 July 2019

EVENT: Partnerships in clinical research across Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health



We are delighted to announce our upcoming symposium event as part of our ongoing collaboration between the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing UCLan and Hochschule für Gesundheit Bochum, Germany.

The symposium programme includes invited presentations across all NMAHP disciplines from UK and Germany, plus structured workshop activities and personalised learning.

This free event takes place in Preston on Monday, 2nd September (9.00am - 4.00pm). Please click here to book your place.

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

CAHPR Conference Bursary 2019

CAHPR has opened a competitive bursary scheme for 2019.

This is designed to support student and early career researchers throughout the UK in presenting their research at conferences.

It is hoped that these funds will assist in the dissemination of Allied Health Professionals' research, as well as offering members invaluable networking and information-sharing opportunities.

The bursary scheme is competitive and is primarily aimed at supporting student and early career researchers.

AHP applicants may request £500 to support attendance at an international conference or £250 for a national conference.

Please click here for further details.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

COURSE: Advancing Neurorehabilitation of the Upper Limb

The University of Central Lancashire has launched an exciting new course suitable for clinicians working within neurorehabilitation.

This will explore the contemporary research underpinning the assessment and management of those with neurological impairment of the upper limb.

The module will be delivered by a range of expert neurorehabilitation clinicians from clinical practice, academic and research backgrounds.

There will be opportunities to develop networks, share and develop best practice and explore multi-professional approaches to clinical decision making in complex neurorehabilitation care.

For further details, please click here.

Monday, 13 May 2019

Health Education England North/NIHR Bridging Scheme

Are you a Nurse, Midwife, Allied Health Professional, Pharmacist or Healthcare Scientist?

Have you completed or are about to complete a masters level degree or a PhD?

Could you be looking to undertake a PhD or a post-doctoral level fellowship?

Do you want to make a difference through undertaking high-quality clinical research?

If so, the HEE/NIHR ICA bridging scheme will be of interest to you. It offers a 12-month post-doctoral programme with an individual award of up to £34,000 and up to £10,000 for the 6/12 month pre-doctoral programme (dependent on date of submission for a fellowship).

It is envisaged that the award will contribute towards salary backfill costs, training modules, travel expenses and access to high-quality academic mentorship.

Awardees will be released for up to 50% of their contracted hours to focus on the development of their research career and work towards a successful NIHR fellowship application.

Advice regarding the scheme, funding award and the time release is available to help you negotiate your application with your manager.

Please email Jo Simpson or click here for further details.

Sunday, 12 May 2019

EVENT: Creating inclusive services, overcoming barriers of language and culture



CPLOL Action Group are hosting a professional development event entitled 'Creating inclusive services, overcoming barriers of language and culture' at Birmingham City FC, on Wednesday, 6th November.

This study day is intended for all Allied Healthcare Professionals, service managers and commissioners.

Keynote speakers will be Professor Dr Wiebke Scharff Rethfeldt, Hochschule Bremen, Germany, and Dr Julie Marshall, Manchester Metropolitan University.

The programme will also include structured group activities to support delegates to reflect on how you may be able to implement changes in your own settings to ensure you meet the needs of your own local populations more effectively.

To secure your place please email clinical.training1@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk stating your name, job title, name of organisation, contact number or call 0121 466 6520, option 2.

Thursday, 7 March 2019

EVENT: Community Rehab and Intermediate Care

The CSP North West Network and the North West AHP Network are hosting an event on Community Rehab and Intermediate Care at the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool, on Wednesday, 27th March.

Following a successful North West Regional CSP event on 'Intermediate Care' in October 2017, the network has joined forces with the North West AHP (NWAHP) group to host a second full-day session for all AHPs with an interest in Intermediate Care and Community Rehabilitation.

The main objectives of the event are to develop a better understanding of the NHS Long Term Plan in the context of intermediate care and community rehabilitation and what it means for all 14 allied health professions.

The session will also help AHPs appreciate and share what they are already doing and what they can do to respond to the ambitions set out in the plan.

Confirmed speakers include Caroline Poole, Deputy Clinical Director and Professional Head of Allied Health Professions (AHPs) at NHS Improvement.

Please book onto the event by emailing Claire Farrelly. For more details please click here.

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.