Information for Patients, Carers and Families

Allied health practitioners are trained health professionals. They may work as part of your healthcare team. Allied health professionals include dietitians, occupational therapists, social workers, physiotherapists, Psychologist, speech pathologists or music therapists. Allied health professionals bring many different skills to the care team. This may be a physiotherapist who can help you with activities and how to remain fit and active to 'get around'. It could also be a psychologist who you can talk to about your feelings and emotions.

There is information below that describes what some allied health professionals do. Talk to your doctor if you feel that a referral would help you.


Last updated 23 January 2017