The effect of delegation of therapy to allied health assistants on patient and organisational outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

David A. Snowdon, Beth Storr, Annette Davis, Nicholas F. Taylor, Cylie M. Williams

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Abstract

Allied health assistants (AHAs) are support staff who complete clinical and non-clinical tasks under the supervision and delegation of an allied health professional. The effect of allied health professional delegation of clinical tasks to AHAs on patient and healthcare organisational outcomes is unknown. The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the effect of allied health professional delegation of therapy to AHAs on patient and organisational outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Article number491
Number of pages16
JournalBMC Health Services Research
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jun 2020

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