Northern Health Allied Health Professionals
Allied Health Professionals, as defined by Allied Health Professionals Australia:
◾are autonomous practitioners
◾practice in an evidence based paradigm using an internationally recognised body of knowledge to protect, restore and maintain optimal physical, sensory, psychological, cognitive, social and cultural function
◾may utilise or supervise Allied Health Assistants, technicians and support workers.
Allied Health plays a significant role in providing services to the Northern community through inpatient, ambulatory and community based programs and services.
Allied Health at Northern Health comprises the following professional groups:
- Nurtrition and Dietetics
- Exercise Physiology
- Hand Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Recreation Therapy
- Social Work
- Speech Pathology
More information regarding the programs and services can be found by searching specific discipline pages.
Please visit the following pages for more information: