Dementia campaign launches

The Department of Health has launched a campaign, supported by the Alzheimer’s Society, to encourage people to talk to loved ones showing signs of dementia. The three-month campaign in England, launched on World Alzheimer’s Day, will raise awareness of the … Read more → – Dementia campaign launches

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Follow Karen on Twitter

Chief Health Professions Officer, Karen Middleton, will be attending three conferences in Tasmania later this week.  She will be facilitating at the inaugural meeting of the Allied Health Leaders of Australia and New Zealand on September 20, followed by the … Read more → – Follow Karen on Twitter

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DH Clinical academic training pathway national internship opportunities for AHPs, nurses and midwives

From September, talented AHP, nurses and midwives across the NHS will be able to apply to their SHA Cluster for one of the 150 places on the Department of Health’s Clinical Academic Training Pathway (CATP) national internship programme.  Applicants will … Read more → – DH Clinical academic training pathway national internship opportunities for AHPs, nurses and midwives

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Prepare to take action – improving care for people with dementia.

Dementia presents a significant challenge for individuals, families and the NHS with an estimated 25% of acute beds occupied by people with dementia. Their length of stay is longer, they are more vulnerable to potentially avoidable complications like dehydration and … Read more → – Prepare to take action – improving care for people with dementia.

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Issue 90: AHP Bulletin August 2012

Welcome to the August 2012 edition of the Allied Health Professionals Bulletin. In this packed edition we take a look at the new prescribing proposals for podiatrists and physiotherapists, meet some award winners, hear about the NHS Benchmarking Project and … Read more → – Issue 90: AHP Bulletin August 2012

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