Quick Guide: the role of allied health professionals in supporting people to live well with and beyond cancer

This quick guide document has been produced to support health and care staff improve outcomes for people living with or beyond cancer

This is one of a series of online resources providing practical advice and case studies to support AHPs into Action.

This quick guide will support health and care staff who share an interest in making faster progress in improving outcomes for people living with or beyond cancer. This includes Cancer Alliances, cancer care teams, primary care teams, provider organisations, commissioners, third sector organisations, education and research institutions, alongside AHPs and the professional bodies that represent them. This quick guide is aligned with ongoing work by NHS England to promote equality and reduce health inequalities.

This quick guide aims to:

1. Support the improvement of care and services for people with cancer.

2. Raise the profile of the role of AHPs in leading the design and delivery of care and support for people affected by cancer.

3. Encourage, support and inspire AHPs to recognise their central role and to lead on this agenda.

4. Share examples of innovative AHP practice in cancer care.

5. Highlight the aspects of strategic transformation that are particularly relevant to AHPs and explain how this links to everyday AHP practice.

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