Allied Health Professionals (AHPs)
Allied Health Professionals (AHP’s) have a vital role to play in the delivery of healthcare across NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.
AHP’s have a range of roles that assist people of all ages to overcome illness, keep healthy and live a full and productive life in the community.
These services are delivered by highly trained staff in hospital, in the community and local schools.
Within NHSGGC the AHPs support people of all ages who have an issue that is impacting on their ability to function such as, helping them to regain movement or mobility, overcome visual problems, improve nutritional status, develop communication abilities and restore confidence in everyday living skills, consequently helping them to enjoy quality of life even when faced with life-limiting conditions.
AHPs are established in a range of service areas including, child health, learning disabilities, education, care of the elderly and mental health.
Listed below are the 11 professions that make up the AHPs. (Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy is considered part of the AHP family while not being an actual AHP profession).
If you are looking for AHP professional guidlines please click on the link.