Celebrating our Allied Health team’s invaluable contribution to care was on the agenda this week as we joined health services across the North East and Goulburn Valley to celebrate Allied Health Week from 25 to 29 March 2019.
Our dedicated Allied Health team work closely with health professionals throughout all areas of the hospital and community health including many specialist programs. The range of Allied Health services available at NHW includes; Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Dietetics and Nutrition, Speech Pathology, Exercise Physiology, Allied Health Assistance, Oral Health Therapy, Medical Imaging, Pharmacy, Dental and Health Information Management.
The aim of Allied Health Week is to:
- Celebrate and promote the contribution of Allied Health in the provision of quality, safe and effective patient care
- Promote the contribution of Allied Health to service initiatives at NHW
- Increase the knowledge of health professionals at NHW through local and regional learning and development opportunities related to allied health areas of practice