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  • The assessment of fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis patients and its impact on their quality of life. 

    Siddiq, Summra (Clinics and Practice, MDPI, 2022-07-26)
    Introduction: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common autoimmune illness that manifests mostly as chronic, symmetric, and progressive polyarthritis with a global frequency of 0.3-1.0%. RA is a disease that affects people all ...
  • Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder and autoimmune rheumatological diseases: a report of two cases and literature review. 

    Al-Allaf, Omar (Cureus, Cureus, 2022-06-20)
    Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) is a rare autoimmune disorder, and its association with other autoinflammatory diseases has been reported in this study. In this article, we are discussing two patients with ...
  • Leadership for allied health professionals. 

    Leslie, Rosalind; Eddison, Nicola; Lee, Edward (IHSCM Regional Hub Magazine, Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-05-01)
    Allied health professionals are the NHS' third largest workforce, practising in most clinical pathways across all stages of the patient's pathway, working across organisational boundaries and contributing to the transformation ...
  • Staff satisfaction surveys - friend or foe? 

    Eddison, Nicola; Leslie, Rosalind (BAPO Connect, British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists, 2023)
    Waiting for abstract
  • The importance of leadership training at undergraduate level for allied health professionals. 

    Eddison, Nicola; Leslie, Rosalind; Banner, Alice; Smith, James (IHSCM Regional Hub Magazine, Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-07-01)
    The NHS need great leaders at every level to ensure it delivers high quality care. The performance of hospitals and the quality of care service users receive are all influenced by the quality of its leadership. The NHS ...
  • Integrated care systems - are allied health professionals fully informed? 

    Eddison, Nicola; Leslie, Rosalind (IHSCM Regional Hub Magazine, Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-07-01)
    Providing episodic treatment for acute illness, dictated by a medical model, is not sustainable healthcare model. The NHS must provide collaborative and proactive support for a growing and ageing population and people ...
  • Developing leaders within the allied health professions. 

    Eddison, Nicola; Gardner, Vicki (IHSCM Regional Hub Magazine, Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-07-01)
    There are approximately 170,000 allied health professionals (AHPs) working within the NHS, accumulating over four million patient contacts per week. The prime position of AHPs within healthcare, working across organisational ...
  • Developing a research ready allied health profession workforce: where should the conversation start? 

    Eddison, Nicola; Leslie, Rosalind (IHSCM Regional Hub Magazine, Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-07-01)
    To give staff an opportunity to be involved in research projects we have launched a dedicated "Research Hub" led by a team of experienced researchers in collaboration with Staffordshire University. The hub invites AHP's ...
  • How do speech and language therapy contribute to public health? 

    Williams, Joanna; Eddison, Nicola (IHSCM Regional Hub Magazine, Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-07-01)
    We should all have the same opportunities to lead a healthy life, no matter who we are or where we live. However, wider determinants such as housing, the environment, access to fresh food, education and income all influence ...
  • Why early research skills matter: an exploration of personal journeys. 

    Eddison, Nicola; Benyahia, Salma; Pugh, Kate; Mupawaenda, Ndana; Scott, Sharon; Billin, Jo; Leslie, Rosalind (Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-06-15)
    A research-active healthcare workforce contributes to improved quality of care. Organisations that engage in research have higher rates of patient satisfaction, reduced mortality, improved Care Quality Commission performance, ...
  • Non-medical prescribing by allied health professionals. 

    Leslie, Rosalind; Eddison, Nicola; Tisdale, Louise (Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-05-26)
    The 1968 Medicines Act provides public safeguards in the governance of medicines and outlines the restrictions on who is legally entitled to prescribe them. Any change to the legislation requires a clear rationale and a ...
  • The challenge of diversity in the allied health professionals. 

    Eddison, Nicola; Leslie, Rosalind (Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-06-08)
    Although the Allied Health Professions (AHPs) are a diverse range of professions in terms of their skill set. The workforce which makes up the professions lacks diversity, having been shaped by a set of distinct social ...
  • Re-imagining work events: turning enduring into enjoying. 

    Eddison, Nicola; Leslie, Rosalind (Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-06-23)
    It is time to create learning environments and team meetings where all staff feel relaxed and heard. Allowing them to feel included and to ultimately thrive. Let us be innovative and provide different ways for staff to ...
  • AHPs in non-traditional and diverse roles. 

    Eddison, Nicola; McIntosh, Sam; Wilshere, Keith (Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-07-15)
    The Allied Health Professions (AHPs) are made up of 14 separate professions, making up the third-largest workforce in the NHS. The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (RWT) employs nine of the AHP groups (Chiropodists/podiatrists, ...
  • Why early research skills matter: an exploration of personal journeys. 

    Eddison, Nicola; Benyahia, S; Pugh, S; Billin, J; Mupawaenda, N; Leslie, Rosalind; Scott, Sharon (BAPO Connect, British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists, 2023)
    Waiting for abstract.
  • Professional diversity in leadership – Inclusion of the smaller professions. 

    Eddison, Nicola; Leslie, Rosalind (Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-07-13)
    There are 14 Allied Health Professions (AHPs) in England with approximately 170,000 AHPs working within the NHS. Physiotherapists represent the largest group of AHPs with approximately 61,000 registered with the Health ...
  • AHPs in non-traditional and diverse roles. 

    Eddison, Nicola; Wilshere, Keith; McIntosh, Sam (BAPOConnect, British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists, 2023)
    Waiting for abstract.
  • Professional diversity in leadership – Inclusion of the smaller professions 

    Eddison, Nicola; Leslie, Rosalind (BAPOConnect, 2023)
    Waiting for abstract.
  • The allied health professionals (AHP) strategy for England 2022: an overview. 

    Eddison, Nicola; Leslie, Rosalind (Institute of Health and Social Care Management, 2022-06-29)
    The Allied Health Professions (AHP) Strategy for England was launched on June 21st 2022 at the Chief Allied Health Professions Office’s (CAHPO) national three-day conference. This is a five-year strategy (2022 – 2027) ...
  • Developing leaders within the allied health professions. 

    Eddison, Nicola; Gardner, Vicki (Care To Share, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, 2022)
    No abstract available

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