This is an exciting time for Allied Health in the ACT.
We're committed to supporting continuing professional development and providing our health professionals with attractive career progression opportunities.
In this section:
LATEST NEWS @ OCTOBER 2013
2013 AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE - OPEN 21 OCTOBER 2013
All individual award recipients are eligible for consideration for the award of Allied Health Professional of the Year. The 2013 Awards will be presented at the 2014 Allied Health Symposium.
- Award for Allied Health Assistant Excellence
- Award for Clinical Excellence
- Award for Early Career Excellence (NEW!)
- Award for Education Excellence
- Award for Management and Leadership Excellence
- Award for Research Excellence
Further information about the Awards program can be downloaded at the link below, including nomination form, rules and guidelines and eligible allied health disciplines.health.act.gov.au/professionals/allied-health/initiatives/allied-health-awards-for-excellence
APPLICATIONS FOR 2014 GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN TERTIARY EDUCATION-OPEN 22 OCTOBER 2013
Please click on link health.act.gov.au/professionals/allied-health/clinical-education/graduate-certificate-in-higher-tertiary-education for full details, application form and guidelines.
2014 ALLIED HEALTH POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
Applications for the 2014 round will open Monday 25th November 2013 and close Monday 24th February 2014. Prospective applicants are invited to attend one of the forthcoming Information Sessions please click on link below for dates,time and venue:
2014 ALLIED HEALTH SYMPOSIUM
The team at the Office of the Chief Allied Health Officer are currently scoping venues and dates for the 2014 Allied Health Symposium.
The most likely date at this stage is Wednesday 2nd April 2014 so please save this date in your calendar-we hope to confirm the date by end October 2013.
REVIEW-STANDARDS OF PRACTICE FOR ACT ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
October 2013: The consultant is currently finalising the final draft document and it is anticipated that this final draft will be available for comment mid to late November 2013.
Previous Consultation -Consultation Paper and Evaluation Tool
A consultation paper developed by project consultant Margaret Grant and designed to seek specific feedback from ACT allied health professionals about their current use of the Standards and CPD documents, was circulated to the allied health workforce to capture their views about possible amendments to the documents. All ACT allied health professionals and key stakeholders were invited to review the consultation paper and to then complete an evaluation tool.
Feedback on the consultation paper is now closed however a copy of the paper is available at the link below.
|Download:||Consultation Paper and Allied Health Evaluation Tool (PDF File - 502k)|
Background to this consultation (Microsoft Word Document - 230k)