Amanda Allen

Amanda’s management experience includes operationally and strategically managing therapy services that include several of the Allied Health Professionals (AHP) specifically: Nutrition and Dietetics; Occupational Therapy; Physiotherapy and Speech and Language Therapy. The services provided include outreach and community services as well as acute services

Amanda’s clinical experience has included working across broad range of sectors: Acute care; Community; independent sector; Elite sports

2000-2004, worked with the Leadership Centre /Modernisation Agency in a voluntary capacity as the South East Allied Health Professions and Healthcare Scientists Leadership development lead

2004 – 2013 - AHP consultant advisor (Part time) for Strategic Health Authority (Surrey and Sussex then South East Coast). This role was one of twelve Nationally and allowed me the opportunity to contribute towards National Policy working closely with the Chief Health Professions Officer and regional colleagues and I have contributed towards the following policy development:

  • Allied Health Professions prescribing and medicines supply mechanisms scoping project- July 2009 – the precursor to independent prescribing for Physiotherapists
  • Framing the contribution of Allied Health Professions – October 2008
  • Meeting the Challenge: A strategy for Allied Health Professions – November 2000

Amanda has been the AHP member of the South East Clinical Senate since 2014

Amanda believes that the Clinical Senate offers a key function of enabling stakeholders across the health and social care system (including patient representation) to collaboratively contribute to and advise on proposed service redesign and developments within the local health economy. It also offers the opportunity to collaborate and network with Clinical Senates Nationally, sharing learning across regional boundaries 

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