October 2014

Extending your skills & making your practice more effective

Published 24 Oct 2014

Have you considered undertaking the Independent Prescribing course - see below for those HEI's providing the conversion and full courses. Then use PASCOM-10 to record your activity and outcomes - audit, report, review and promote the profession ! http://www.hcpc-uk.org.uk/education/programmes/register/index.asp  

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Bournemouth National Conference 2014

Published 20 Oct 2014

Come hear about PASCOM-10 relaunch and revamp Presentations on the new layout and training videos as well as the valuable data being used to demonstrate the impact podiatry is making on the health economy Concurrent Session - E8 (Saturday) http://www.scpod.org/2014-college-of-podiatry-conference-and-exhibition/

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Better data needed on growing part of the NHS workforce

Published 13 Oct 2014

Allied health professionals (AHPs) are a growing part of the NHS workforce, accounting for over £2bn of the salary bill, yet there is remarkably little data on the contribution they make to the quality of patient care, our latest research reveals. In a comprehensive new report, published as part of the QualityWatch programme, researchers examine the role of AHPs – practitioners in the public, private and voluntary sector who deliver services including physiotherapy, speech and language therapy and paramedic services.  See the full story here: http://www.qualitywatch.org.uk/news/better-data-needed-on-growing-part-nhs-workforce 

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