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 @ MAY 2013
REVIEW-STANDARDS OF PRACTICE FOR ACT ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
The 2005 publication, "Standards of Practice for ACT Allied Health Professionals" (download link below) is currently undergoing a minor review to ensure a more contemporary resource in terms of legislation, language and environmental context. Two companion documents relating to Continuing Professional Development will also be included in this minor review.
|Download:||Standards of Practice for ACT Allied Health Professionals (PDF File - 311k)|
The original author, Margaret Grant, has been contracted to conduct the review with support from Project Officer staff within the Office of the Allied Health Advisor. The Allied Health workforce will be invited to participate in a range of consultation forums including an online survey, key informant interviews and open audience consultation forums.
Key Consultation Initiatives
Publication of a formal consultation paper and online survey -news relating to this including clsoing date for responding to the online survey will be published at this site and by allied health email distribution lists.
Key Informant interviews (by invitation)
Open Invitation Consultation Forums
(dates and times to be confirmed week beginning 27 May 2013)
Need More Information?
Office of the Allied Health Advisor
Sally Ranford (Sally.Ranford@act.gov.au)
Phone: 6205 2494
Jennifer Irving (Jennifer.Irving@act.gov.au)
Phone: 6205 3058
2013 AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE - OPENING OCTOBER 2013
All individual award recipients are eligible for consideration for the award of Allied Health Professional of the Year.
- 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.