The North West AHP Workforce Board acts as a strategic reference group that focuses on a range of issues to support tworkforce tranformation. It provides Health Education England’s North West Team and other stakeholders with advice on workforce development and education commissioning in relation to AHPs.
The Workforce Board is composed of representatives from the North West AHP network, including members from NHS provider organisations, higher education institutes (HEIs) and strategic leads from Health Education England’s North West Team.
See terms of reference for further information.
The current chair of the AHP Workforce Board is Kay Hack, Dean of School of Health Sciences, University of Salford.
Members of the North West AHP Workforce Board
Alison Taylor, Head of North West Placement Development Network
Alison Turner, Directorate Lead for AHPs, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Denise Prescott, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Centre for Educational Development and Support, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Liverpool
Diane Sibbald, Apprenticeship Strategic Lead and Practice Education Facilitator, Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Elaine Quick, Imaging Strategy Lead, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth Birchall, Allied Health Professions Directorate Manager and Associate Director of CSS Division, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Ella Jennings, Physiotherapist, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Hazel Hendriksen, AHP Professional Lead, 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Heidi Denham, Professional Lead for Orthoptics, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Helen Clements, Radiotherapy Service Manager and Professional Lead for Therapeutic Radiography, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Heulwen Sheldrick, Clinical Lead for Specialist Services and Consultant Speech and Language Therapist, Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Janette Grey, Director of Academic Development, College of Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire
Joanne Street, Deputy Divisional Director of Operations, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
John Gillespie, Head of Education and Training, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Joseph Dent, Advanced Paramedic, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Kay Hack, Dean of School of Health Sciences, University of Salford
Libby Sedgley, Senior Programme Manager - Education Transformation and Commissioning, Health Education England’s North West Team
Mark Hellaby, North West Simulation Education Network Manager, Health Education England’s North West Team
Moira Dixon, Paediatric Therapy and Dietetic Service Manager, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Professional Lead for Paediatric Dietetics, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
Naomi McVey, North West AHP Workforce Lead, Health Education England’s North West Team
Sandra Wilks, Service and Capital Planning Manager, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sarah Sewell, Transformation Manager, NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group