Allied Health and Health Sciences

Allied health

Allied health staff work together with other healthcare professionals to support a person’s medical care. The WA health system offers a range of allied health careers including:

  • Audiology
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Clinical perfusion
  • Clinical psychology
  • Dietetics
  • Exercise physiology
  • Medical librarianship
  • Medical science
  • Medical physics
  • Neurophysiology technology
  • Nuclear medicine technology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Orthotics and prosthetics
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Respiratory science
  • Sleep technology
  • Social work
  • Sonographer
  • Speech pathology

Health science

Health science technicians work across many fields within the WA Health system. Careers in this field may include:

  • Anaesthesia technician
  • Cardiac catheterisation technician
  • Clinical coder
  • ECG recordist
  • Laboratory assistant
  • Phlebotomist.

More information

Chief Allied Health Office
Email: CAHO.CED@health.wa.gov.au

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Chief Allied Health Office