professions allied to medicine

(redirected from allied health professionals)

professions allied to medicine

A generic UK term for professions that provide ancillary medical services and have patient contact which (per NHS-Scotland), include clinical psychology, podiatry, dietetics, occupational therapy, orthoptics, physiotherapy, radiography (diagnostic and radiotherapy), speech and language therapy.

Quasi-PAMs
Electroencephalography, electrocardiography, hearing aids, audiometry, surgical appliances, ultrasonics, nuclear medicine, industrial therapy, dental ancillary staff.

professions allied to medicine

A general title for a range of disciplines that offer medicine a wide spectrum of specialized knowledge and skills. The allied professions work in close association with clinicians to promote the recovery and welfare of patients. They include BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, CHIROPODY, DIETETICS, medical physics, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, ORTHOPTICS, ORTHOTICS, PHYSIOTHERAPY, prosthetics, RADIOGRAPHY and SPEECH THERAPY. The term ‘paramedic’ may be applied to some or all of these.
References in periodicals archive ?
Along with its coalition, the company has assured assistance in medical crisis for the Philadelphia region by offering positions to 384 of 570 orphaned residents, holding job fairs for nurses, physicians and other allied health professionals, expediting credentialing processes for displaced physicians and other care providers, as well as increasing staffing across sites of care to ensure safe and effective care delivery.
Moving towards a single record system is also expected to help community services such as GP practices, mental health, community nursing and allied health professionals in the delivery of care.
"By continuing to offer a bursary for eligible student nurses, midwives and allied health professionals, provided they commit to working in Wales for up to two years after qualifying, is one way of encouraging more people not only to study in Wales, but keep their expertise in the country."
Orlando, FL, May 08, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Avant Healthcare Professionals, the premier staffing provider of internationally experienced nursing and allied health professionals, will be exhibiting at the Annual Rural Health Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on May 7 to 10, 2019.
LAHORE -- Allied health professionals have great importance and central role in the medical treatment of patients while they also help in the management and discipline of the hospitals.
The strength of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals in all these teaching hospitals is approx.
Across Leicestershire there was a large increase in vacancies for Allied Health Professionals positions.
Melanie Johnson, executive director of nursing, midwifery and Allied Health Professionals for South Tyneside and City Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts, said: "As our two trusts work ever more closely together, the opportunities to develop varied and interesting nursing careers with us at South Tyneside District Hospital, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland Eye Infirmary and in the community in South Tyneside, Sunderland and Gateshead will only grow."
Gastro Health has nearly 100 board-certified physicians who collaborate with allied health professionals to deliver gastrointestinal care across an integrated network of 30+ locations.
It also approved to publish mandatory approve Refresher Training Curriculum for Allied Health Professionals for their four step promotions.
NHS staff who will receive the pay rise include all nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and paramedics.
Islamabad -- Federal Cabinet accorded in-principle approval for establishment of Pakistan Physical Therapy Council(PPTC) and Pakistan Allied Health Professionals and Paramedics Council(PAHPPC).

Full browser ?