New program upskills allied health professionals for regional work

Date: 
22/11/2019

The Hon. Mark Coulton MP announces new program upskills allied health professionals for regional work.

A two-year education program that will create incentives for allied health professionals to work in regional areas and better equip them with the skills needed for rural practice was announced in Dubbo.

Acting CEO of Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH), Cath Maloney said allied health professionals are university trained specialists who play a major role in preventing, diagnosing and treating illness and injury and often work closely with their health professional colleagues, including doctors and nurses. Read the full media release here.