Published 25 August 2023
AHPA looks forward to participating in next week’s Introductory Scope of Practice Review meeting, in collaboration with other Allied Health Industry Reference Group members.
On 24 August, Minister Mark Butler announced the Unleashing the Potential of our Health Workforce Review, a recommendation of the Strengthening Medicare Taskforce,
Lead by Professor Mark Cormack, the review is aimed at ‘making sure Australia optimises its health workforce across a stretched primary care sector will improve health access and equity across all communities – including regional, rural and remote areas’.
Expansion and full-recognition of the allied health scope of practice is critical to the implementation and sustainability of person-cantered multidisciplinary primary care.