Here is a list of useful links in the areas of Allied Health and Rural Health. If you would like to suggest a Link to be added to this page, please email the details to the Website Manager
Allied Health Professional Associations
Allied Health Scholarships
Blogs - contribute and have your say
Information and Resources
Australian Psychological Society Suicide Prevention Training Program
The APS online training program has been designed to provide allied health professionals with the skills and knowledge to work effectively with people at risk of suicide or serious self-harm.
Clinical Education and Training Institute
CETI works closely with local health networks and other public health organisations and clinical training providers to develop and deliver clinical education and training across the NSW public health system.
LifeTec Queensland is a leading provider of information, consultation, and education on assistive technology that can help individuals improve their quality of life and remain independent.
Rural Health Education Foundation
The Rural Health Education Foundation is Australia’s pre-eminent provider of television-based health education for doctors, pharmacists, nurses and allied health professionals.
The Competency Matrix
Developed by the Community Services & Health Industries Skills Council.
The Competency Matrix is an online tool for those looking to connect the dots between qualifications, units of competency, skill sets and job roles from within the Community Services and Health Training Packages.
Ultrasound Training Solutions
Ultrasound Training Solutions offers a range of courses that cater to a number of specialist applications.
On completion of the enrolment process you will be able to view and download course material and recommended pre-reading.
WA Clinical Training Network
In 2013, the WACHS Allied Health Clinical Education Program undertook the development of an inter-profession eLearning Package with funding made available by Health Workforce Australia.
Oral Health Professional Associations
Other health organisations
Aged Care Complaints Scheme
Most aged care providers do their best to provide quality care and services for older Australians. However, issues can occur so we need to ensure that people can raise their concerns in a constructive and safe way.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
Free web resource dedicated to Australian Indigenous health for people working in the area of Indigenous health with a view to improving health outcomes and 'closing the gap'.
Bipolar Disorder Center & Photo Contest
Healthline provides a very comprehensive overview of bipolar disorder as a critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones. Healthline just launched a photo contest "What Does Happiness Look like to You": http://www.healthline.com/health/depression/pinterest-contest
Centre for Allied Health Evidence
Provides a repository for evidence-based research in a range of allied health areas
Chronic Disease Management for Allied Health Professionals
Consumers Health Forum of Australia
Share your health system experiences, views and ideas to help change Australian healthcare.
Health Workforce Innovation in Australia - a National Inventory
This website features hundreds of examples of innovation that showcase how individuals and organisations are driving workforce reform across the Australian health, higher education and training sectors. It is a practical online resource that demonstrates how people are meeting the challenge of creating a sustainable and skilled health workforce.
International Journal of Rural and Remote Health
Medicare - Health Professionals Resources
Medicare Australia provides a list of resources and information for Health Care Professionals.
National Rural Women's Coalition - Weather the Storm kit
The National Rural Women's Coalition is proud to announce the launch of the Weather the Storm kit. Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, the Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Women launched the kit to much acclaim.
Primary Health Care Research and Information Service
Telethon Speech & Hearing
Information and resources now available for families, community groups, schools, and health workers nationally - so everyone can benefit from this exceptional program looking at Conductive Hearing Loss due to Otitis Media.
The Nursing & Allied Health Rural Locum Scheme (NAHRLS)
The Nursing and Allied Health Rural Locum Scheme (NAHRLS) has been established to support nurses, midwives and eligible allied health professionals in rural and regional Australia to get away to do the professional development and training they need to continue their vital work.
University of Canberra Psysiotherapy Online Learning Packages
Online learning packages that may assist your professional development. These packages have been developed by physiotherapy students at the University of Canberra and cover a variety of topics.
eHealth.gov.au is your gateway to Australia’s personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) system, linking you to information and to your eHealth record itself.
You can register now for an eHealth record. Your eHealth record will be a secure online summary of your key healthcare information. You will control what goes into your eHealth record, and who is allowed to access it.
Primary Health Care
Professional Development Support
Rural Health Organisations
Consumer Health Forum of Australia
Guide Dogs Australia
The aim of these brochures is to provide you with information that will assist your understanding of the services that Guide Dogs NSW/ACT offers. In turn, this will allow you to answer questions from, and provide advice to members of our community who are vision impaired.
National Rural Health Alliance
The peak body working to improve the health of Australians in rural and remote areas. Comprises 29 Member Bodies, representing health consumers and service providers in non-metropolitan areas.
National Rural Health Students Network
Represents 29 multidisciplinary Rural Health Clubs (over 9000 members) located at universities throughout Australia - fostering rural health careers for health professionals
Rural Health Workforce Australia
RHWA is a national non-government organisation. It supports and represents the seven Rural Workforce Agencies that operate in each State and the Northern Territory of Australia.