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Allied Healthcare Support Worker Role Development\ud Building for the Future

By G Dunlop


This project was commissioned by the Scottish Executive Health Department to identify the requirements necessary to support Allied Healthcare Support Worker (AHCSW) career development within a modernising Scottish NHS. The work was conducted by the School of Health Sciences, Queen Margaret University College over a period of eight months extending from March to October 2004. A total of ten recommendations were made based on the findings of the projects which was conducted through a series of interviews with Allied Healthcare Support Workers and Allied Health Professional Managers in NHS Scotland and through an postal questionnaire

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