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Six key points from our AHPs research

Did you know the number of allied health professionals in the NHS increased by 34% in 11 years? Get the facts from our research.

Our latest research seeks to understand more about the role played by allied health professionals in the NHS and to recommend ways to improve the visibility of AHP care in datasets.

The term 'allied health professionals' (or AHPs) encompasses practitioners from 12 diverse groups, including: chiropodists/podiatrists, dietitians, dramatherapists, art therapists, music therapists, occupational therapists, orthoptists, paramedics, physiotherapists, prosthetists and orthotists, speech and language therapists and radiographers. Here are six key points from our analysis.

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