Allied Health clinical placements
Guide for hospital and health services
This guide provides recommendations to maximise allied health student clinical placement opportunities within Queensland Health in collaboration with the education system to provide sufficient numbers of appropriately trained and qualified graduates to meet projected workforce requirements.
Provision of clinical education is critical to ensuring a safe, competent and sustainable health workforce. All allied health professionals working in Queensland Health should contribute to the education and training of the current and future workforce.
The purpose of this guide is to support Hospital and Health Service decision making regarding determination of clinical placement capacity and offers of clinical placements to education providers for professional-entry / pre-entry clinical placements for allied health students.
- Queensland Health clinical placement capacity and offers of clinical placements for allied health professionals - A guide for Hospital and Health Services (PDF 268 kB)
Clinical placement activity data
Clinical placement activity reporting occurs twice a year at the end of each semester.
- Allied Health clinical placement activity data: January 2010 to June 2017 (XLSX 621 kB)
Intellectual property considerations for allied health students on placement
Consideration needs to be given to local Hospital and Health Service policy. Legal advice may be necessary. This factsheet (PDF 308 kB) provides an overview of intellectual property provisions, as outlined in the Queensland Health Student Deed (2017) related to allied health student placements.
Health professional students driving Queensland Health vehicles during their clinical placement
Consideration needs to be given to local Hospital and Health Service policy and to appropriate insurance cover. This fact sheet (PDF 53 kB) identifies the relevant information in the Queensland Health Policy and Student Placement Deed (Version 3) related to students driving during their clinical placement.