Allied Health

Allied Health

Allied health professions are clinical health care professions distinct from medicine and dentistry. Allied health professionals make up 60 percent of the total health workforce.They work in health care teams to make the healthcare system function by providing a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic and direct patient care and support services that are critical to the other health professionals they work with and the patients they serve.

Allied health professions in Australia

  • Audiology
  • Behavioral Health (counseling, marriage and family therapy)
  • Clinical measurement science
  • Exercise physiology
  • Nuclear medicine technology
  • Dietetics
  • Occupational therapy
  • Optometry
  • Orthotics and prosthetics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Psychology
  • Radiation therapy
  • Radiography / medical imaging
  • Sonography
  • Social Work
  • Speech pathology