We are very grateful for the support of the following sponsors and organisations:

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     Faculty of Public Health

The UK Faculty of Public Health (FPH) is committed to improving and protecting people’s mental and physical health and wellbeing. Our vision is for better health for all, where people are able to achieve their fullest potential for a healthy, fulfilling life through a fair and equitable society. We work to promote understanding of public health issues and to drive improvements in public health policy and practice. With over 3,900 members and associates we work to develop knowledge and understanding, and to promote excellence in the field of public health across allied health professionals and the entire public health workforce. www.fph.org.uk



Public Health England

PHE exists to protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. It does this through advocacy, partnerships, world-class science, knowledge and intelligence, and the delivery of specialist public health services. PHE is an operationally autonomous executive agency of the Department of Health. For more information on PHE visit www.gov.uk/phe or follow us on Twitter @PHE_uk.


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NHS Employers is the recognised voice of employers in the NHS, supporting them to put patients first. We help employers make sense of current and emerging healthcare issues, provide the latest workforce thinking and expert opinion, and share knowledge and best practice. Our comprehensive range of guidance encourages positive change among the NHS workforce to provide the best service for patients, and is easily accessible via our high profile campaigns and resources.  www.nhsemployers.org @NHSEmployers


ICA headerNational Institute for Health Research

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is funded through the Department of Health to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research. It is a large, multi-faceted and nationally distributed organisation. Together, NIHR people, facilities and systems represent the most integrated clinical research system in the world, driving research from bench to bedside for the benefit of patients and the economy.

Since its establishment, the NIHR has transformed research in the NHS. It has increased the volume of applied health research for the benefit of patients and the public, driven faster translation of basic science discoveries into tangible benefits for patients and the economy, and developed and supported the people who conduct and contribute to applied health research.


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The Scottish Government

The devolved Government for Scotland is responsible for most of the issues of day-to-day concern to the people of Scotland, including health, education, justice, rural affairs, and transport. Our purpose is to focus Government and public services on creating a more successful country, with opportunities for all of Scotland to flourish, through increasing sustainable economic growth. www.scotland.gov.uk/topics/health


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Guardian Jobs uses innovative audience targeting that allows recruiters to capitalise on the Guardian’s huge online reach. We connect your vacancies to relevant, high quality candidates within the health sector (including 369,000 monthly browsers of our healthcare network, a dedicated editorial space for news, comment and analysis).

Tell us your challenge today, email steven.norris@theguardian.com or call 020 3353 2085


NEW LogoDepartment of Health 

The Department of Health, established by the Departments Act (NI) 2016, encompasses the functions of the former Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS). The Department has three main business responsibilities: Health and Social Care (HSC), which includes policy and legislation for hospitals, family practitioner services and community health and personal social services; Public Health, which covers policy, legislation and administrative action to promote and protect the health and well-being of the population; and Public Safety, which  covers policy and legislation for fire and rescue services. www.health-ni.gov.uk


Health-Education-EnglandCOL Health Education England

Health Education England (HEE) exists to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place.  We are passionate about ensuring that health professionals have the opportunity to develop skills and build confidence in their specific areas of research. Working with our partners (including NIHR), HEE has developed an integrated multi-professional clinical academic career framework, which sets out our strategic approach to developing the clinical academic workforce for patient benefit.   http://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/developing-our-workforce/clinical-academic-careers


Wales  The Welsh Government

The Welsh Government’s areas of responsibility include the economy, health, education, and  local government in Wales. Welsh Ministers make decisions which affect people’s daily lives, develop and implement policy, make subordinate legislation such as regulations and statutory guidance and propose Assembly Measures (Welsh laws). www.new.wales.gov.uk



Macmillan Cancer Support is proud to sponsor 2017 Advancing Healthcare Awards. Macmillan recognises the critical role of AHPs in providing rehabilitation across the cancer pathway and in driving redesign, ensuring safe, sustainable and effective services. Cancer can affect someone’s whole life. Macmillan provides practical, financial and emotional support, and campaigns for better cancer care. As more people are diagnosed, they need support throughout and beyond their cancer journey. Our goal is to complement and enhance the outstanding work of health and social care professionals and be there for everyone who needs us. You can get involved at macmillan.org.uk/patientsupport


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Chamberlain Dunn Learning (formerly GateHouse), with over 20 years experience, delivers bespoke learning and development programmes to public and third sector organisations and specialises in management, leadership, personal skills, finance and budgets, and project management. Its 20 strong faculty of course leaders and associates are all highly experienced in these sectors. www.ChamberlainDunnLearning.co.uk


AHCS_logoAcademy for Healthcare Science

The Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS) brings together the UK’s diverse and specialised scientific community who work across the health and care system and the academic sector to speak with one clear voice. The Academy’s exists to:

· Provide one clear voice for healthcare science

· Influence and inform the health and care system on healthcare science and scientific services

· Provide engagement and support for wider strategic scientific initiatives

· Act as the overarching body for issues related to education, training and development,

including standards and quality assurance.



HSLlogo_CMYKHealth Services Laboratories

Health Services Laboratories (HSL) is a progressive partnership between The Doctors Laboratory, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (the Royal Free London) and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH). It combines The Doctors Laboratory’s long standing, specialist pathology expertise with the Royal Free London and UCLH’s internationally recognised heritage of continual research, development and academic excellence. Its purpose is to deliver medically-led diagnostics, focussing on excellent levels of service while also delivering efficiencies to healthcare through careful workforce planning, pioneering technology, and significant investment in infrastructure and IT.


New logoSociety and College of Radiographers

The Society and College of Radiographers is the only body in the UK representing the
whole of the radiographic workforce. – practitioners, assistant practitioners, support workers and student radiographers. It is a trade union and professional body representing the professional, educational, public and workplace interests of members. Founded in 1920, it is one of the oldest and most experienced radiography organisations in the world. Membership is open to anyone working in clinical imaging, radiotherapy and oncology throughout the world. www.sor.org

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NHS England aims to improve the health outcomes for people in England. Central to this is to place patients and the public at the heart of everything we do. We encourage patient and public participation in the NHS, treat them respectfully and put their interests first. Grounded by the values and principles of the NHS Constitution, we are an organisation who shares ideas and knowledge, successes and failures, and listens to each other carefully and thoughtfully. We empower and support clinical leaders at every level of the NHS. www.england.nhs.uk