CAHPR responses enable 13 allied health professions to have one voice on topics which impact AHP research and evidenced base practice.
CAHPR responded on behalf of 13 allied health professions to a consultation on the draft guidance and criteria for REF 2021. This response was made in relation to draft guidance for Main Panel A: Medicine, Health and Life Sciences (Sub-Panels 1-6), however some comments are relevant to all panels.
CAHPR responded to a public consultation on the update of “developing NICE guidelines the manual”. Some of the main comments from Allied Health Professionals were about transparency, whilst the Guidance manual explains processes and standards there was some concern about whether the standards and procedures were always adhered to, especially with regard to recruitment of panel members, calling of experts and processes and procedures adopted to consider other evidence in the absence of randomised control trial evidence.
CAHPR responded to this consultation on the health and care workforce strategy to 2027.
CAHPR joint response to a consultation covering changes to simplify arrangements for research in the NHS and associated changes to the terms of the NHS Standard Contract
CAHPR has given extra feedback on questions on staff and output portabilityfor REF 2021.
CAHPR responded on behalf of 13 Allied Health Professions to this Higher Education Funding for England (HEFCE) consultation on the second research excellence framework.
The first CAHPR position statement calls for the development of research skills within AHP pre-registration education. This position statement recognises the strong and increasing need and value for the activities of all the allied health professions to be evidence-based and informed. It makes recommendations for how this can be achieved through pre-registration education that prepares students for entry to their chosen profession, and outlines CAHPR’s role in providing support and leadership.