Welcome to the online, interactive AHP Bulletin providing you with up-to-the- minute information on policy, leadership, events and a host of other resources to support you in delivering patient-focused, evidence-based, high quality care.

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Care Integration Awards Launched

The Health Service Journal and Nursing Times have launched a new awards programme; the Care Integration Awards, recognising and rewarding excellence in collaborative clinical practice. These new awards will run alongside The Patient Safety Awards, with the same deadlines and … Read more → – Care Integration Awards Launched

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Closing date for the 2012 Advancing Healthcare Awards- just a few days away

The closing date for the 2012 Advancing Healthcare Awards is approaching rapidly, 5 p.m. on Thursday 12 January.  These Awards, now in their sixth year, recognise and reward projects and professionals that lead innovative healthcare practice and make a real … Read more → – Closing date for the 2012 Advancing Healthcare Awards- just a few days away

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Allied Health Professionals Referral to Treatment Revised Guide Published

The Allied Health Professions (AHP) Referral To Treatment (RTT) Revised Guide has been released today and is available on the DH website. The revised guide can be accessed at http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_131948 . The Operating Framework for the NHS in England 2012/13 … Read more → – Allied Health Professionals Referral to Treatment Revised Guide Published

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The Whistleblowing helpline is changing

From 1 January 2012, the Government-funded whistleblowing helpline changes to a free-phone service. The new service encompasses all elements of the current service but, in addition, opens up availability for the first time to staff and employers in the social … Read more → – The Whistleblowing helpline is changing

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Clinical Academic Research Training

The Department of Health is hosting two day-long Clinical Academic Research Training days for Allied Health Professionals, nurses and midwives. These events are open to those interested in research training, employers, current trainees and fellows and educationalists. Speakers will include … Read more → – Clinical Academic Research Training

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