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COVID-19 Allied Health Resources

This page provides information and resources to support allied health teams responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic service demands.

Key information sources include:
Allied health resources:
Enabling allied health service innovation during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent health service actions necessitated innovative service responses from all health professionals, including allied health professionals. The Queensland Health Allied Health Professions’ Office of Queensland (AHPOQ) established an Allied Health COVID-19 Innovation Register as a repository for these new and innovative practice changes.

AHPOQ sought to understand why and how these models were able to be implemented within short timeframes, when prior strategies had resulted in limited systemic and sustainable change. The qualitative report explores these innovative models and services through a series of case studies:

Exploration of Queensland Health allied health innovations in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic (PDF 581 kB)

The subsequent perspective brief discusses the key enablers of innovative allied health models of care and practice changes within Queensland’s publicly funded health services during the pandemic preparedness phase.

Perspectives Brief No.19 - What enabled health service innovation during the pandemic? Crisis, staff, system or management? (PDF 284 kB)

Last updated: 14 July 2022

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