Optimising scope / expanding scope / extending scope / models of care

Ms Ilsa Nielsen1, Ms Vanessa Burge2 1Allied Health Professions’ Office of Queensland, Queensland Health, Cairns, Australia, 2Cunningham Centre, Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service, Toowoomba, Australia Introduction: Queensland Health has been developing and trialling Allied Health Rural Generalist (AHRG) Training...
  • April 4, 2019
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Ms Maree Raymer1, Dr Louise Mitchell2, Associate Professor Tracy Comans3, Dr Peter Window1, Dr Shaun O’Leary1,3 1Metro North Hospital And Health Service, Herston, Brisbane, Australia, 2Department of Health, Brisbane, Australia, 3University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Background: Advanced practice physiotherapy screening...
  • April 4, 2019
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Dr Belinda Gavaghan1, Ms Jennifer Finch1, Ms Liza-Jane McBride1 1Allied Health Professions’ Office Of Queensland, Clinical Excellence Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Background: Queensland’s public health system has invested in a program of allied health expanded scope activities to assist health services...
  • April 4, 2019
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Mrs Estelle Jensen1, Mrs Nancy Wang1 1Queensland Health, Brisbane, Australia Background: The Transit Care Hub (TCH) is an interim ward for patients awaiting transport home from hospital.  It intermittently opens overnight as a 12-bed ward when the hospital reaches full...
  • April 4, 2019
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Mrs Julie Creen1,2, Dr Ann Kennedy-Behr2, Dr Michele Verdonck2, Mrs Kellee Gee1 1Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service , Birtinya, Australia, 2University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, Australia Introduction: Within public paediatric outpatient services, literature has indicated difficulties with long...
  • April 4, 2019
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Ms Belinda Steer1, Ms Kim Lunardi2, Ms Liz  Broughan3, Ms Tobi Erickson4, Ms Tracey Martin5, Ms Leonie Pearce4, Ms Natalie Simmance2, Dr Judi Porter6 1Peter Maccallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia, 2St Vincent’s Hospital, Fitzroy, Australia, 3Northeast Health, Wangaratta, Australia ,...
  • April 4, 2019
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Ms Heidi Wong1, Ms Elouise Middlemiss1 1Children’s Health Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Background: Orkambi® is a potentially life-changing medicine for patients over six years of age who have two copies of the f508del mutation in the CFTR gene. The medication has...
  • April 4, 2019
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Lucy Whelan1, Greta DeVincentis1, Amy  Thomas1, Louise Britzman1 1Monash Health, Australia Monash Health is an industry leader when it comes to Allied Health Assistants (AHAs) presently employing over 150. AHAs are visible and active across almost all Allied Health disciplines...
  • April 3, 2019
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Miss Lisa Oakley1, Mrs Valentina Maric1, Mrs Lisa  Somerville1,4, Professor Karen Smith2,3 1Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia, 2Ambulance Victoria, , Australia, 3Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 4LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Australia Background: Approximately 40% of older adults over 65 fall in the community...
  • April 3, 2019
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Dr Clarice Tang1,2, Ms Rebecca  Pile1, Ms Sophie Gore1, Mr Phong  Tran1, Dr  Narelle  Watson1 1Western Health, Footscray, Australia, 2Western Sydney University, Penrith, Australia Background: In an Australian first, the NHS (UK National Health Service) model for VFC was adapted...
  • April 3, 2019
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