Allied Health Professionals (AHPs)
There are a number of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) within Greater Glasgow and Clyde (GG&C):
- The Community Paediatric Service sits within Specialist Community Paediatric Team (SCPT) and is a child-led provision with a focus on effective partnership working and an intergrated approach to meeting the needs of children and young people. Children and Young People are referred to Community Paediatrics services by a variety of sources across health, social work, education and families themselves. Referrals are received either on a uni-professional basis or within the context of a multi-professional team includes Paediatricians, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Specialist Health Visitors and others as required.
- The Acute Service is based at the Royal Hospital for Children working in both ward and out-patient settings.
- The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) work within the CAMHS structure based in community, acute and Tier 4 services.