Read the latest news and updates from the Association and our members in the perioperative community.
11 May 2021 Why I Love My Job - ODP - Carly Belfield
One year from lockdown, a new survey of healthcare professionals working in operating theatres across the NHS and private sector has revealed the devastating impact of COVID-19 on elective care procedures across the UK in the last 12 months.
A survey carried out by the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) has highlighted concerns about the impact that the COVID-19 Pandemic is having on the wellbeing and mental health of perioperative workers.
14 April 2021 How to Write to Your MP
Why write to your MP? MPs need to hear from their constituents. They depend on their constituents to educate them about what issues are most important to them.
12 April 2021 Fight Against Infection - The Telegraph
Fight Against Infection - The Telegraph
8 April 2021 ODP Day and Nurses Day 2021 Selfie Frames
ODP Day and Nurses Day 2021 Selfie Frames
My name is Sharon Riley. I am six months into my university course at Derby University. I am studying a three year BSC Honours Degree in Operating Department Practice. I started my placement at Spire Edinburgh Hospitals during the Covid-19 Pandemic. I am so thankful that I have been able to continue my studies and carry on being a student.
29 March 2021 Pay Rise Statement
Following consultation with some of our members I am responding on behalf of the Board of AfPP to the proposed 1% pay rise recommended by the government to Health Care workers.