Publication - Report

Allied Health Professions National Delivery Plan 2012-2015 - Progress Report

Published: 18 May 2015
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781785443817

A summary of progress against the National Delivery Plan for the Allied Health Professions in Scotland, 2012-2015

17 page PDF

1.1 MB

17 page PDF

1.1 MB

Contents
Allied Health Professions National Delivery Plan 2012-2015 - Progress Report
Workforce

17 page PDF

1.1 MB

Workforce

AHPs possess a diverse range of specialist skills in rehabilitation, enablement and diagnostics. They work with people of all age groups across a wide range of community and hospital settings. AHPs contribute to health prevention, health improvement, and recovery from illness and injury supporting return to work, enhanced quality of life and independent living.

At present, there are approximately 11,652 AHPs employed across health and social care. The 11,152 staff employed within the health sector is representative of all AHP professions whereas within social care, the majority of AHPs are Occupational Therapists.

AHP Professions

Numbers of AHPs working in Health & Social care

1) Art Therapy
2) Drama Therapy
3) Music Therapy
4) Nutrition & Dietetics
5) Occupational Therapy
6) Orthoptics
7) Orthotics
8) Physiotherapy
9) Podiatry
10) Prosthetics
11) Radiography- Diagnostic & Therapeutic
12) Speech & Language therapy
13) Paramedics*

*classed as AHPs since April 2013

WTE AHPs employed within Heath & Social Care

WTE AHPs employed within Heath & Social Care


Contact

Email: Susan Malcolm