Assistant Practitioners (APs) in radiography: An exploration of perceptions and experiences related to role development

  title={Assistant Practitioners (APs) in radiography: An exploration of perceptions and experiences related to role development},
  author={Ad{\'e}le Stewart-Lord and Claire Ballinger and Susan McLaren},
A mixed methods study was undertaken to investigate the role of Assistant Practitioners (APs) in radiography from an AP perspective and to explore how their roles have been integrated into the radiography workforce across England. The quantitative survey was followed by a qualitative study utilising semi-structured interviews, findings of which are presented in this paper. Thirty eight face to face, semi-structured interviews were conducted. Thematic analysis allowed the researcher to report… Expand
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