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“We must start measuring quality of care” says College of Occupational Therapists

Tue, 30/09/2014 - 15:54
A new report has found that there is a lack of data on the contribution Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are making to the quality of patient care.   64,000 AHPs work in the NHS in England outnumbering GPs and representing one of the largest providers of outpatient appointments.  ... Read more

Support for Fair Pay continues as members in Wales are balloted

Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:26
NHS occupational therapists in Wales will be balloted... Read more

NHS strike in England set for 13 October

Thu, 25/09/2014 - 14:36
Following a UNISON ballot on fair pay in England,... Read more

Andy Burnham pledges to recruit more occupational therapists in a move away from the medical model

Thu, 25/09/2014 - 10:39
Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Andy Burnham MP,... Read more
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  • Monday 21st September 2015 (All day)

     

    Facilitated by Thérèse Jackson, Consultant Occupational Therapist for Stroke in NHS Grampian, this Masterclass will provide an evidence based review of occupational therapy for the assessment and treatment of adults...

  • Monday 23rd March 2015

    The Master class will enable delegates to start or develop this area of their paediatric OT service by:

    • Increasing their knowledge on how to support children and young people with special needs who require access to digital...
  • Thursday 12th February 2015 (All day)

     

    This Masterclass gives delegates a greater understanding of how the term ‘bariatric’ is defined and measured as well as of the various body types and their clinical and functional implications. Delegates will learn about...

  • Thursday 20th November 2014 (All day)

     

    Disabled Living

    FREE exhibition for children, young adults with disabilities & special needs, their families, carers & the professionals who support them.135 exhibitors: update your knowledge on equipment products...

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