Developing leadership in allied health professionals


Posted on Thursday 23 May 2013
A podiatrist at work

A podiatrist at work

 Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) were given an insight into how to get to the top of their profession when Chief Allied Health Professions Officer, Karen Middleton presented at a development day for community professionals.

The careers event - which was attended by 40 community AHPs – provided an overview of recent changes in the commissioning and provider landscape and information on leadership, training and mentoring opportunities.

Clinical director and community podiatrist, Helen Rapley, said: “It was inspiring to hear Karen talk about her own career as a physiotherapist. She gave a useful overview of the current political picture and how this might affect healthcare professionals.

"The main aim of the event was for the delegates - who included physiotherapists, occupational therapists, orthotists, podiatrists and prosthetists - to leave with a sense of renewed vigour and pride in the profession,” Helen added.

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