Allied Health Professional Services
Allied Health Professionals (AHP) is a generic term for six different professional bodies:
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Occupational Therapy
- Podiatry (Chiropody)
- Speech and Language Therapy
These professionals play a vital role in optimising the day-to-day quality of life and degree of independence of patients and clients in the Western Trust area.
They work with other AHPs or other professionals such GPs, hospital doctors, teachers, or social workers for example. AHPs often see patients and clients in different surroundings. You will find AHPs working in hospitals, clinics, housing services, people’s homes and schools.
Click on the professional bodies above for more information about these services in the Western Trust.