Contribution of allied health professionals to NHS care goes unrecordedBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6019 (Published 03 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6019
- Matthew Limb
The NHS lacks evidence to show whether the £2bn (€2.5bn; $3bn) it spent on allied health professionals (AHPs) in 2013 improved care quality, analysts have said.
The Health Foundation and Nuffield Trust said that AHPs were a growing part of the NHS workforce and were likely to deliver more care in future, often supporting people with long term conditions.
But Holly Dorning, a Nuffield research analyst, said, …