As an allied health professional you’ll be able to help patients in ways that few other healthcare professionals can. This can range from helping someone to walk again or creating a better physcial and mental wellbeing plan.

You will work alongside a multidisciplinary team of doctors and nurses, in a range of settings including hospitals and patient’s homes, as you help patients overcome obstacles.

There are many health practitioners who play a vital role in our healthcare services. These include:  

  • Chiropodists/podiatrists
  • Dietitians
  • Occupational therapists
  • Operating Department Practitioners
  • Orthoptists
  • Osteopaths
  • Paramedics
  • Physiotherapists
  • Prosthetists and Orthotists
  • Radiographers
  • Speech and language therapists

More about these roles can be found here

More content coming soon! Get in touch if you would like to contribute to providing wellbeing support to those in this profession.


A list of allied profesisonal bodies can be found here

The Allied Health Professions Federation (AHPF) provides collective leadership and representation on common issues that impact its members’ professions.

The Public Health Agency (PHA)  are a multi-disciplinary, multi-professional body organisation for health protection and health and social wellbeing improvement. 

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is an independent health education charity and the world’s oldest public health body.

Health and care professions council (HCPC) is supported by a network of specialist teams, advisory committees and partners.

NHS Healthcareers provide information on how to become a AHP. 

NHS England publications, guidence and resources can be found here

 

The Allied Health Professions Federation (AHPF) provides collective leadership and representation on common issues that impact its members’ professions.

The Public Health Agency (PHA)  are a multi-disciplinary, multi-professional body organisation for health protection and health and social wellbeing improvement. 

Health and care professions council (HCPC) is supported by a network of specialist teams, advisory committees and partners.

Information on Covid-19 from Keeping Well South East London can be found here

Information on Keeping Well South East London Covid-19 changes to restrictions can be found here.

Information on Long Covid from Keeping Well South East London can be found here

Information on mandatory vaccination for care homes from Keeping Well South East London can be found here.

 


Taking care of yourself

Health is full of helpful people who spend their time looking after others. It is important to look after ourselves as well.