Allied health professionals (AHPs) is the name given to a group of healthcare specialists who help patients from the first few minutes of an incident, right through to recovery. These include; paramedics, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, art therapists, drama therapists, music therapists, chiropodists/podiatrists, dieticians, operating department practitioners, orthoptists, osteopaths, prosthetists and orthotists, radiographers and speech and language therapists.
Hull and East Riding’s first AHP and Social Care Celebration Event, in early 2020, will be an opportunity to showcase the innovation and dedication of our local AHP and social care workers and teams.
Colleagues, managers, friends, family and patients of Hull and the East Riding’s AHP and social care professionals are now encouraged to nominate their heroes for one of six awards with nominations closing on 30 November 2019. The nomination process is simple and can be completed online at https://bit.ly/32e23pf.
The award categories are:
- Long Service Award,
- Allied Health and Social Care Professional of the Year
- Rising Star Award
- Allied Health Professions and Social Care Support Worker of the Year
- Creativity and Innovation Award
- Integrated Working Award.