Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) play a crucial role in helping patients live life as fully as possible. There are many different AHP careers; they work as a part of a central team in emergency response and diagnosis to mental and physical rehabilitation. New annual payments are available to support selected AHP courses for undergraduates and graduates.
AHPs are the third largest workforce in the NHS and frequently work alongside Doctors and nurses and other healthcare professionals. They work in multidisciplinary teams and provide a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic and direct patient care, providing support to other services to enable people to live life as fully as possible. Each APH career progression pathways brings specialist knowledge and skills of their job.
It is possible to enter at any level with the appropriate employment, qualifications, skills and/or experience.
Details on other careers can be found in the Health Careers Website and Healthcare Apprenticeship Website links listed below.
- What is an AHP
- Explore AHP Roles: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles/allied-health-professionals/roles-allied-health-professions
- HEE Health Careers: https://healthcareers.nhs.uk/AHPtraining
- Healthcare Apprenticeship Standards Online: https://haso.skillsforhealth.org.uk/pathways
- Video: https://www.youtube.com/HealthCareers