COVID-19 information for Allied Health Professionals

Professor Brendan Murphy has written an open letter thanking allied health professionals for continuing to operate services during the COVID-19 pandemic.  You can read his letter of thanks here.

Allied Health Professions Australia has collated some useful information for allied health professionals to be prepared and help stop the spread.

The Department of Health has provided information for health service providers here.

Please visit our telehealth page here for quick and useful information to start developing your telehealth service. 

The Department of Health factsheet answers some frequently-asked questions about the coronavirus and how it is spread.

For the latest informaiton on the distribution of PPE for allied health

Workforce opportunities to support our vulnerable rural communitites 

The Rural Doctors Network is collating a database of health professionals that are avaliable to support rural and remote communities via telehealth. If you are interested, please visit

Looking after yourself

As well as staying up to date with the latest COVID-19 informaiton, it's important that you support your own wellbeing during this challenging time. The Rural Doctors Network has some excellent resources to assist you with this. 

Asthma resources for health professionals
There are some resources available to download for health professionals that may be relevant if they are seeing patients who have had a previous asthma diagnosis. These materials include Medications Charts and Inhaler Technique Information Paper. All of our resources for health professionals can be found here.

Find information for managing asthma during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Australian Asthma Handbook, the national guidelines for asthma management.