Allied Health Professions Education and Workforce Policy Review: Workforce and Recruitment Sub-Group

Information on the Allied Health Professions Education and Workforce Policy Review: Workforce and Recruitment Sub-Group.


Overview

The Workforce and Recruitment Sub-Group will take forward specific actions identified by the National Strategic Oversight Group, specifically to explore issues around this theme. The outputs of this group will be used to form recommendations for the AHP Education and Workforce Policy Review.

The Programme for Government 2021 made a commitment to review Allied Health Professions (AHP) Education in 2022. The aim of the review was to consider whether or not policy for AHP education provision is congruent to the current and future needs of our students and the future health needs of the people of Scotland.

The Workforce and Recruitment Sub-Group will take forward specific actions identified by the Oversight Group, specifically to explore issues around this theme. The outputs of this group will be used to form recommendations for the AHP Education and Workforce Policy Review. 

Members

  • Kay Sandilands, Chair, Director of Human Resources, NHS Lanarkshire
  • Anne Wallace, Allied Health Professions Education Advisor, Scottish Government
  • David Wylie, Associate Director NMAHP - Allied Health Professions, NHS Education for Scotland (NES)
  • Helen McFarlane, Head of Programme, AHP Practice Education, NHS Education for Scotland (NES)
  • Alistair Reid, National Allied Health Professions Workforce Lead, Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS)
  • Professor Anita Simmers, Dean School of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, representative for Council of Deans of Health Scotland (CoDHS)
  • Fiona Smith, Director of Allied Health Professionals, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Scottish Directors of AHPs (SDAHP)
  • Paul Williams, Associate Director AHP's NHS Borders, Scottish Directors of AHPs (SDAHP)
  • Glenn Carter, Head of RCSLT Scotland Office, Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
  • Kenryck Lloyd Jones, Public Affairs & Policy Manager for Scotland, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Scotland (CSP), Allied Health Professions Federation Scotland (AHPfS).
  • Lyndsay Turner, Senior Programme and Policy Manager, Health and Social Care Workforce Planning and Development, Scottish Government
  • Alison Moore, Team Leader, Directorate for Chief Nursing Officer, Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professions and Healthcare Science Education, Scottish Government
  • Kim Lynch, Secretariat, Policy Officer, Directorate for Chief Nursing Officer, Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professions and Healthcare Science Education, Scottish Government
  • Abby Campbell, Secretariat, Policy Officer, Directorate for Chief Nursing Officer, Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professions and Healthcare Science Education, Scottish Government
  • Sean Torrens, Secretariat, Policy Manager, Directorate for Chief Nursing Officer, Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professions and Healthcare Science Education, Scottish Government

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