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On behalf of the Chief Allied Health Professions Officer for England, the North West AHP Network are producing and hosting regular summary resources for the allied health professions (AHP) workforce. These curate key published national guidance and updates in relation to COVID-19.

A literature scoping search completed by HEE here in the North West aims to support the question 'What (AHP) workforce do we need to effectively treat and support people with, and after, COVID-19?'.

This question was split into two searches (both attached):

  1. a) Literature discussing the workforce implications.
  2. b) Incidence and prevalence of key symptoms (physical, cognitive and psychological) and clinical presentation and health outcomes of COVID-19


Several literature searches have been completed on rehabilitation from a number of organisations:

Other areas

A number of literature searches have been produced by NHS Scotland, including:

Join and contribute to the COVID-19 Incident Response Forum for AHPs for wide ranging discussions and sharing on Covid-19, rehabilitation, testing, PPE, deployment, redeployment and more.

Get in touch with at NHS England and NHS Improvement for access.