Steve Cadell BPhysio, Masters of Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy) Student Background: ICE/methamphetamine abuse in rural populations is becoming an increasingly serious phenomenon resulting in end stage renal failure (ESRF). Intradialytic therapies are fast becoming necessary to promote functional capacity and maximise quality...
  • June 23, 2016
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Liza-Jane McBride1, Belinda Gavaghan2 Julie Hulcombe3 1 Allied Health Professions’ Office Queensland, PO Box 2368, QLD, 4006, liza-jane.mcbride@health.qld.gov.au 2 Allied Health Professions’ Office Queensland, PO Box 2368, QLD, 4006, belinda.gavaghan@health.qld.gov.au 3 Allied Health Professions’ Office Queensland, PO Box 2368, QLD,...
  • June 21, 2016
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Debra Jones Background Rural and remote Australian communities can experience multiple and simultaneous allied heath disadvantages and service inequities. Engaging communities in the identification of their allied health needs and solutions to address these needs, and associated workforce shortages, is...
  • June 21, 2016
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Robyn Gill1, Meredith Stewart 2, Paul O’Callaghan3, Nicholas Petch4 1 Senior Clinical Educator, Physiotherapy, Country Health SALHN/ Flinders University of SA, PO Box 2100 Adelaide SA 5001 robyn.gill@sa.gov.au 2 Falls Prevention Project Manager, Country Health SALHN, PO Box 270 Angaston...
  • June 21, 2016
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Ruth Neagle1, Claire Easterbrook2, Fiona Murray3 1 Podiatrist, Inner Northern Community Health Service, PO Box 196 Gawler SA 5118, ruth.neagle@sa.gov.au 2 Senior Podiatrist, South East Regional Community Health Service, PO Box 267 Mount Gambier SA 5290, Claire.easterbrook@sa.gov.au 3 Advanced Clinical...
  • June 21, 2016
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Michelle Schilling Country Health SA Local Health Network (Port Lincoln site) PO Box 630, Port Lincoln, SA, 5606, michelle.schilling@sa.gov.au Background There is evidence to indicate that poor nutritional care can threaten the safety of people in hospital and community settings...
  • June 21, 2016
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Lauren Jeffery1, Professor Deborah Theodoros2, Professor Trevor Russell3 1Telerehabilitation Clinic Manager & Clinical Educator, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4067, l.harms1@uq.edu.au 2Co-Director Telerehabilitation Clinic, Centre for Research in Telerehabilitation, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4067, d.theodoros@uq.edu.au 3Co-Director Telerehabilitation Clinic, Centre...
  • June 21, 2016
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Joshua W Freeman South West Hospital and Health Service, 44-46 Bungil Street, Roma 4455, josh.freeman@health.qld.gov.au The South West Hospital and Health Service Community and Allied Health Division is made up of over 170 staff providing both inpatient and outpatient services...
  • June 21, 2016
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Rachel Bega Queensland Health, 475 Bridge Rd, QLD, 4740, Rachel.bega@health.qld.gov.au Most Allied Health departments in the public health system adopt one of two models of care: a centralised referral system where all referrals are received through a single point of...
  • June 21, 2016
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Kerstin McPherson Charles Sturt University, Leeds Parade , Orange NSW 2800 kermcpherson@csu.edu.au There is a growing number of graduates from Australian universities in Physiotherapy. With fewer opportunities in metropolitan areas, graduates will seek work in sole rural and remote positions. ...
  • June 21, 2016
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