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There are 9 Allied Health Professions (AHPs) employed by NHS Fife;

  • Art therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Diagnostic radiographers
  • Music therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Orthotists and prosthetists
  • Orthoptists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Speech and Language Therapists

Each of these professions can be studied in Scotland.

What do Allied Health Professionals do?

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are critical to people's ongoing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation throughout their illness episodes. They support people of all ages in their recovery, helping them to return to work and to participate in sport or education. They enable children and adults to make the most of their skills and abilities and to develop and maintain healthy lifestyles. AHPs have an important role in supportive self care and in falls' prevention. They also provide specialist diagnostic assessment and treatment services.