All except one were also investigators on the larger study investigating the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of weekend allied health
services in acute medical and surgical wards.
Nizamud Din said that allied health
professionals had an international identity and there was a huge demand of allied health
professionals all over the world.
She was speaking on the sidelines of the sixth Seha International Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health
Conference in the capital, which saw the attendance of 1,250 officials and professionals from the health sector.
Sixty two 4th year undergraduate students posted to the hospital for a two weeks anaesthesia training, as well as the ICU allied health
professionals participated in the project.
The new guidance aims to provide a blueprint for Clinical Commissioning Groups, provider organisations, health leaders and local authorities to fully utilise and involve Allied Health
Professionals (AHPs) in transformation programmes and the delivery of NHS England's Five Year Forward View.
Muhammad Aslam stressed that primary healthcare service should not be doctor-dependent and skilled support services should be provided by suitably trained nurses and allied health
Removing nursing, allied health
and midwifery representation from the ELT, and replacing them with one position, was a "professional injustice", they said.
The pathway to an allied health
career can be unclear, especially in relatively new and emerging positions.
In 2011, the Director of Allied Health
and the Clinical Director of the Emergency Department Nelson became the sponsors of a project to best manage the identified gap in service delivery between the ED and primary sector (Ministry of Health 2011).
Demands for well qualified and skilled allied health
workforce in the country is increasing every day due to advances in healthcare sector, diagnostic procedures, diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, etc," said a senior ministry official.
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