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Annual reports

The Office of the Chief Allied Health Officer Year in review report summarises the yearly achievements of the Office of the Chief Allied Health Office (formerly the Allied Health Professions' Office of Queensland). The OCAHO plays a key role in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategies to ensure there is an appropriately skilled allied health workforce designed to meet Queensland’s current and future health service needs

Clinical education and training in allied health year in review report, summary of the activities and achievements of allied health clinical education and training for Hospital and Health Services (HHSs) and allied health professions in the previous year.

All other Allied Health publications including reports, guidelines and training resources, can be found below.

If there is a particular resources or publication you require not listed here please contact the OCAHO.

Other publications

Publication title

DateCategory
Optimising the allied health workforce for best care and best value: A 10-year Strategy 2019-2029  (PDF 1875 kB)February 2019Reporting
Queensland Health Allied Health: The last 10 years - achievements and ongoing challenges (PDF 1136 kB)March 2019Reporting
Allied Health Assistant Project Phase II Completion Report (PDF 728 kB) July 2012 Return to practice
Framework for Advanced Clinical Practice for Allied Health Professionals within Queensland Health (PDF 157 kB) April 2013 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Allied Health Rural Generalist Training Positions Information for graduates (PDF 97 kB) October 2014 Rural and remote
Allied Health Rural Generalist Training Positions 2014 Implementation Report (PDF 501 kB) September 2015 Rural and remote
Evaluation of AHRGTP Final Report (PDF 834 kB) March 2015 Rural and remote
Calderdale Framework information sheet (PDF 89 kB) August 2014 Practitioner tools and resources
Clinical practice guideline (CPG) is to provide practical, evidence based recommendations for the use of compression therapy to treat lymphoedema in adults. (PDF 701 kB) March 2014 Practitioner tools and resources
Review of Medical Imaging competencies for Image Interpretation Capability (PDF 460 kB) May 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Allied Health Telehealth Capacity Building: Scoping Project Completion Report (PDF 2457 kB) January 2015 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Workplace instruction for allied health professionals developing delegation skills (PDF 72 kB) November 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Workplace instruction for process of establishing and maintaining formal clinical task instructions (PDF 176 kB) November 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Workplace instruction for the process of establishing and maintaining formal competencies and supervision supports for skill-sharing clinical tasks (PDF 115 kB) November 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Allied health student training: A guide for students (PDF 76 kB) December 2015 Clinical education and training (CET)
Allied health training: A guide for University Staff (PDF 60 kB) December 2015 Clinical education and training (CET)
The Capricornia Project: Developing and implementing an interprofessional student-assisted allied health clinic (PDF 834 kB) November 2011 Clinical education and training (CET)
The Capricornia Project: Developing and implementing an interprofessional student-assisted allied health clinic toolkit (PDF 750 kB) November 2011 Clinical education and training (CET)
The Capricornia Project: Developing and implementing an interprofessional student-assisted allied health clinic summary (PDF 35 kB) November 2011 Clinical education and training (CET)
Preliminary evaluation of the Clinical Education and Training for Allied Health Assistants in Queensland Health Project (PDF 716 kB) July 2011 Clinical education and training (CET)

Clinical Education and Training for Health Assistants: A systematic review to support an external evaluation of clinical education and training for allied health assistants part 1 (PDF 934 kB)

February 2013 Clinical education and training (CET)

Clinical Education and Training for Health Assistants: A systematic review to support an external evaluation of clinical education and training for allied health assistants part 2 (PDF 922 kB)

February 2013 Clinical education and training (CET)
Child abuse and neglect education module Responsibility, recognising and reporting A resource for the interdisciplinary team (PDF 839 kB) May 2013 Clinical education and training (CET)
Complexity and health care: health practitioner workforce services, roles, skills and training, to respond to patients with complex needs part 1 (PDF 864 kB) February 2013 Clinical education and training (CET)
Complexity and health care: health practitioner workforce services, roles, skills and training, to respond to patients with complex needs part 2 (PDF 607 kB) February 2013 Clinical education and training (CET)
Training requirements for student placements Consumer Engagement learning module – Transcript (PDF 229 kB) December 2015 Clinical education and training (CET)
Training requirements for student placements Documentation learning module – Transcript (PDF 292 kB) December 2015 Clinical education and training (CET)
Research into Best Practices in eLearning for Allied Health clinical education and training (PDF 444 kB) February 2013 Clinical education and training (CET)
Evidence record of allied health training – University Staff (PDF 88 kB) December 2015 Clinical education and training (CET)
Student training frequently asked questions (PDF 73 kB) August 2014 Clinical education and training (CET)
Staff training frequently asked questions (PDF 188 kB) May 2014 Clinical education and training (CET)
Training requirements for student placements The High Risk Patient learning module – Transcript (PDF 225 kB) December 2015 Clinical education and training (CET)
Training requirements for student placements Informed Consent learning module – Transcript (PDF 237 kB) December 2015 Clinical education and training (CET)
Intellectual property considerations and allied health students on placement November 2017 Clinical education and training (CET)
Ministerial Taskforce Clinical Education and training final report 2007 July 2014 Clinical education and training (CET)
Queensland Health clinical placement capacity and offers of clinical placements for allied health professions A guide for Hospital and Health Services August 2014 Clinical education and training (CET)
Training requirements for student placements Patient Identification and Procedure Matching learning module – Transcript December 2015 Clinical education and training (CET)
Training requirements for student placements Patient Rights learning module – Transcript December 2015 Clinical education and training (CET)
How to register as an external user on iLearn December 2015 Clinical education and training (CET)
How to register as an external user on LEO December 2015 Clinical education and training (CET)
Health professional students driving Queensland Health vehicles during their clinical placement April 2014 Clinical education and training (CET)
Wide Bay Health Service District interprofessional education and training developments February 2013 Clinical education and training (CET)
Output Evaluation of the Clinical Education Workload Management Initiative July 2016 Clinical education and training (CET)
Child Development Project - Toolkit 2009-2011 part 1 October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Toolkit 2009-2011 part 2 October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 1: DMOC Clinical Pathways October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 2: Definitions October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 3: Decision-making flowchart for CIO October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 10: Instructions for client satisfaction surveys October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 11: Instructions for client satisfaction surveys October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 12: Stakeholder satisfaction survey - cover letter October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 13: Information flyer - parents/ carers October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 14: Resource manual October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 15: Referral guide October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 16: Intake proforma October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 17: Complexity matrix October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 18.1: Clinical documentation Case discussion/ allocation proforma October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 18.2: Clinical documentation Clinical discussion proforma October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 18.3: Clinical documentation Feedback proforma A October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 18.4: Clinical documentation Feedback proforma B October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 18.5: Clinical documentation Goal-setting proforma October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 18.6: Clinical documentation Collaborative team report October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 19: Non-attendance guideline October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 20.1: Correspondence Ineligible for service letter - to family October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 20.2: Correspondence Ineligible for service letter - to GP October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 20.3: Correspondence Appointment letter - multidisciplinary assessment October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Child Development Project - Appendix 20.4: Correspondence Appointment letter - Health Education Sessions October 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Clinical task instruction WTS02 - When to stop (student allocated task) March 2015 Practitioner tools and resources
Clinical task instruction D-CM01 - Pulse oximetry recordings May 2016 Practitioner tools and resources
Clinical task instruction D-CM02 - Heart rate measuring May 2016 Practitioner tools and resources
Clinical task instruction D-CM03 - Blood pressure measuring May 2016 Practitioner tools and resources
Clinical task instruction D-DN01 - Height, weight and body mass index March 2015 Practitioner tools and resources
Clinical task instruction D-DN02 - Malnutrition Screening Tool (MST) (PDF 1418 kB) March 2015 Practitioner tools and resources

Clinical task instruction D-DN03 - Provide nutrition education materials to a client with cancer (PDF 113 kB)

March 2015 Practitioner tools and resources
Clinical task instruction D-NM01 - Application of functional electronic stimulation for prevention of shoulder subluxation (client with hemiplegia) (PDF 175 kB) March 2015 Practitioner tools and resources
Clinical task instruction D-SP01 - Provision of financial assistance information to a client (PDF 172 kB) March 2015 Practitioner tools and resources
Clinical task instruction D-SP02 - Provision of community transport information to a client (PDF 191 kB) March 2015 Practitioner tools and resources
Clinical task instruction D-CP05 - Administer a screening/assessment tool - Westmead Post-Traumatic Amnesia Scale (WPTAS) (PDF 2145 kB) October 2016 Practitioner tools and resources
Allied Health Advanced Clinical Practice Framework (PDF 170 kB) April 2013 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Ministerial Taskforce on health practitioner expanded scope of practice: Consultation Paper (PDF 173 kB) May 2013 Allied Health Expanded Scope of Practice
Fibreoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) information sheet (PDF 209 kB) January 2015 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Fibreoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) presentation (PDF 288 kB) January 2015 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Proposal for Introduction of Fibreoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) Clinic at facility (PDF 57 kB) January 2015 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Protocol for Fibreoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) including passing and operating the nasendoscope (PDF 35 kB) January 2015 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Dietitian first gastroenterology clinic information sheet (PDF 199 kB) December 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Dietitian first gastroenterology clinic presentation (PDF 295 kB) January 2015 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Guideline for social work assistant training (PDF 569 kB) August 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Allied health clinical leader Acute medical service information sheet (PDF 155 kB) August 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Allied health clinical leader - Acute medical service presentation (PDF 206 kB) August 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Appendix A: Summary of allied health service delivery models (PDF 417 kB) June 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Ministerial Taskforce on health practitioner expanded scope of practice membership (PDF 187 kB) May 2014 Allied Health Expanded Scope of Practice
Ministerial Taskforce on health practitioner expanded scope of practice — final report (PDF 2659 kB) June 2014 Allied Health Expanded Scope of Practice
Ministerial Taskforce on health practitioner expanded scope of practice – progress report 1 September 2014 Allied Health Expanded Scope of Practice
Ministerial Taskforce on health practitioner expanded scope of practice – progress report 2 (PDF 276 kB) March 2015 Allied Health Expanded Scope of Practice
Ministerial Taskforce on health practitioner expanded scope of practice – Taskforce terms of reference (PDF 93 kB) May 2013 Allied Health Expanded Scope of Practice
List of skill-shared tasks for community based service and emergency department staff (PDF 221 kB) August 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
A review of the prescribing capability of speech pathologists, dietetians and psychologists - Appendix A: Speech Pathology Mapping (PDF 883 kB) January 2016 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
A review of the prescribing capability of speech pathologists, dietetians and psychologists - Appendix B Dietitian Mapping (PDF 731 kB) January 2016 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
A review of the prescribing capability of speech pathologists, dietetians and psychologists - Appendix C: Psychology Mapping (PDF 828 kB) January 2016 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
A framework for allied health professional prescribing trials within Queensland Health (PDF 337 kB) December 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
A review of the prescribing capability of speech pathologists, dietitians and psychologists (PDF 964 kB) January 2016 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Professional skill-sharing: community based service with emergency department inreach presentation (PDF 221 kB) August 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Professional skill-sharing: community based service with emergency department in-reach Information sheet (PDF 240 kB) August 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Social work assistant information sheet (PDF 236 kB) August 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Social work task complexity and delegation model (PDF 298 kB) August 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Social work assistant operating manual (PDF 147 kB) August 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Social Work Assistant Support worker model for hospital settings (PDF 319 kB) August 2014 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
State-wide Mental Health Allied Health Scope of Practice Project Report - Community Adult Mental Health (PDF 553 kB) January 2017 Allied Health Expanded Scope of Practice
Allied Health Expanded Scope Strategy 2016-2021 (PDF 2411 kB) October 2016 Allied Health Expanded Scope of Practice
Guidelines for allied health professionals developing delegation skills - WP1 (PDF 72 kB) November 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Guidelines for delegation to allied health assistants - WPI 2 (PDF 176 kB) November 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Guidelines for skill-sharing between allied health professionals - WP3 (PDF 115 kB) November 2013 Practitioner tools and resources
Innovations in Models of care for the Health Practitioner Workforce in Queensland Health 2011-2014 (PDF 577 kB) January 2015 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice

Orthoptist Led Ophthalmic Clinics Paediatric Strabismus and Amblyopia Review Clinics

January 2013 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Toolkit for Managing Demand on Allied Health Community and Outpatient Services January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 1: District Reference Group Terms of Reference (PDF 36 kB) January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 2: Allied Health Job Satisfaction Survey (PDF 316 kB) January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 3: Client Satisfaction Survey (Example 1) (PDF 131 kB) January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 4: Client Satisfaction Survey (Example 2) (PDF 72 kB) January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 5: Referrer Satisfaction Survey (PDF 80 kB) January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 6: Goal Setting Audit Tool (PDF 52 kB) January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 7: Waiting List and DNA Measures Survey January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 8: Waiting List and DNA Measures Spreadsheet January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 9: Baseline Service Profile Questionnaire January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 10: Baseline Service Profile Spreadsheet January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 11: Core Business Template January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 12: Waiting List and DNA Policy Framework January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 13: Waiting List and DNA Policy Powerpoint Presentation January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 14: Waiting List and DNA Policy Poster January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 15: Goal Attainment Scaling Article January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 16: Goal Attainment Scaling Tool January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 17: Modified Canadian Occupational Performance Measure January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 18: Self Management Survey: Part 1 January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 18: Self Management Survey: Part 2 January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 19: Data Collection Spreadsheet January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 20: Data Collection User Guide January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 21: Powerpoint Presentation for Stakeholders January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 22: Communication & Marketing Plan January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Demand Management Project Appendix 23: Job Satisfaction Data Analysis Spreadsheet January 2006 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Allied Health Clinical Governance Framework in Queensland Health March 2015 Clinical governance
Allied Health Telehealth Capacity Buidling Project: Progress Report August 2016 October 2016 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Evaluation resource guide for allied health telehealth services October 2016 Allied Health Extended Scope of Practice
Ministerial Taskforce on health practitioner expanded scope of practice: Implementation phase completion report December 2016 Allied Health Expanded Scope of Practice
GNARTN Expanded Scope Rural & Remote Allied Health Generalist Project (2013) – Report December 2013 Rural and remote
GNARTN Expanded Scope Rural & Remote Allied Health Generalist Project (2013) – Attachment 1 December 2013 Rural and remote
GNARTN Expanded Scope Rural & Remote Allied Health Generalist Project (2013) – Attachments 2 to 14 December 2013 Rural and remote
Allied Health Telehealth Capacity Building Project 2015-2017: Completion report  August 2017 Rural and remote
Queensland Health Allied Health Pre-entry Scholarship Review (2010-11): Literature review November 2010 Clinical education and training (CET)
Queensland Health Allied Health Pre-entry Scholarship Review (2010-11): Report (PDF 1106 kB) May 2011 Clinical education and training (CET)
Queensland Health Allied Health Pre-entry Scholarship Review (2010-11): Supplementary report (survival analysis) (PDF 834 kB) September 2011 Clinical education and training (CET)
Allied Health Mental Health Scope of Practice  Workshop Summary Report (PDF 1566 kB) July 2017 Allied Health Expanded Scope of Practice
State-wide Allied Health Mental Health Advisory Group Strategies 2017-2019 (PDF 237 kB) January 2018 Allied Health Expanded Scope of Practice
A realist review of allied health management in Queensland Health: what works, in which contexts and why (PDF 732 kB) July 2017 Research

Consultation Paper - Proposed scope of practice amendments to the Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996 (PDF 251 kB)

June 2018 Allied health expanded scope of practice
Last updated: 10 January 2018