Chief Allied Health Professions Officer Awards 2018

Closed 2 Apr 2018

Opened 5 Feb 2018

Overview

The Chief Allied Health Professions Officers Awards highlight and celebrate the outstanding contribution made by allied health professionals (AHPs) to improving health, care and wellbeing for patients and communities.

This is the second year of the awards. We have reviewed the categories and processes from last year and are pleased to be able to increase the number of awards on offer this year from five to six, with an overall winner chosen by the Chief AHP Officer.

We are grateful that again this year we are able to partner with arm's length bodies to provide shadowing and mentorship opportunities for the winners.  Our Arm's Length Body partners are NHS Employers, Public Health England (PHE), NHS Digital, NHS Improvement, Health Education England (HEE) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

The award categories for 2018 are:

  • AHP Student innovation (NHS Employers)
  • AHP Support Worker of the Year (PHE)
  • AHP Digital Practice (NHS Digital)
  • AHP Quality Improvement (NHS Improvement)
  • AHP Leader (HEE)
  • NICE into Action (NICE)

Nominations are welcomed from:

  • AHPs and AHP services working in publicly funded health, care and wellbeing services in England; including NHS, NHS-funded services, local authority, social care, leisure, and housing.
  • Projects that were active in 2017.

Guidance for submission along with the scoring criteria can be downloaded here:

Audiences

  • GPs
  • Nurses
  • Health visitors
  • Clinicians
  • Managers
  • Commissioners
  • Directors of public health
  • Pharmacists
  • Doctors
  • Midwives
  • Health care assistants
  • Healthcare scientists
  • Paramedics
  • Dentists
  • Art therapists
  • Drama therapists
  • Music therapists
  • Chiropodists/podiatrists
  • Dietitians
  • Occupation therapists
  • Orthotists
  • Orthopists
  • Prosthesists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Diagnostic radiographers
  • Therapeutic radiographers
  • Speech and language therapists
  • Childcare providers
  • Allied health professionals
  • Care-givers
  • Ophthalmic practitioners
  • Responsible officers
  • Clinical psychologists
  • Paediatric neuropsychologists
  • GP Practices
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Practice managers
  • Receptionists
  • Dental surgeons
  • Neonatal and maternity staff
  • Oncologists
  • Referrers to PET CT
  • Radiologists
  • General Practice Nurses
  • Foundation trusts
  • Mental health trusts
  • Community healthcare trusts
  • Tribunal service
  • Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs)
  • Commissioning support units (CSUs)
  • Strategic clinical networks (SCNs)
  • GP Practices
  • Primary care
  • Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs)
  • Care Quality Commission
  • Health Education England
  • Health Protection Agency
  • Local Government Association
  • Monitor
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
  • Health and Wellbeing boards
  • Healthwatch (national and local)
  • Health and Social Care Information Centre
  • NHS Trust Development Authority
  • NHS England Partnership Organisations
  • Department of Health
  • National directors
  • Regional directors
  • Area Team directors
  • All NHS England Staff
  • All P&I staff
  • Policy leads
  • Organisational Change and Programme Delivery Team
  • All TCO staff
  • Internal staff only
  • West Midlands DCO staff
  • Voluntary groups
  • Community groups
  • Charities
  • Advocacy or support organisations
  • DH third sector strategic partners
  • Patient groups
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Academic/professional institutions
  • Employer representatives
  • Employee representatives
  • Trade unions
  • Deaneries
  • Higher education institutions
  • Royal Colleges
  • Service providers
  • All interested stakeholders
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Staff and organisations across the health system
  • Patients and the public
  • New Care Models
  • Quality Surveillance Groups
  • Independent sector nental health providers
  • All NHS Staff
  • Local authorities
  • Social care providers
  • Event attendees
  • Patients
  • Carers
  • Service users
  • Retailers
  • Suppliers
  • Information providers
  • Information professionals
  • Informatics professionals

Interests

  • Any Interest