Workforce challenges

 
Focus workforce challenges

Workforce challenges

 
Focus workforce challenges

Sustained workforce pressure in the physiotherapy sector is likely over the coming years, driven by changing demographics and government policy developments.

In this episode, Mark Round, Managing Director of Symmetry Physiotherapy, Board member and National Vice President of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, Chair of the Physiotherapy Research Foundation and Board member of the Australian Physiotherapy Council, Dr Paula Harding, Victorian practitioner member of the Physiotherapy Board of Australia, Barwon Health Director of Allied Health and Alfred Health as the Allied Health Workforce Unit Manager, Jackie Robertson, member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and current National Business Group Chair and Ellen McMaster, rural Physiotherapist, Chair of the APA National Rural Advisory Committee, NSW Branch Council, rural representative, Physiotherapy Advisor for the local public health district and a member of the District Clinical Council discuss the workforce challenges facing physiotherapy Nationally.

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Mark Round APAM is the Managing Director of Symmetry Physiotherapy, National Vice President of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Chair of the Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) and Board member of the Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC).

Dr Paula Harding APAM, MACP is the Victorian practitioner member for the Physiotherapy Board of Australia. Barwon Health Director of Allied Health, Alfred Health Allied Health Workforce Unit Manager, Masters of Manipulative Physiotherapy, Doctorate of Clinical.

Jackie Robertson Australian Physiotherapy Association National Business Group Chair.

Ellen McMaster APAM is a rural generalist Physiotherapist, Chairperson of the National Rural Advisory Committee for the APA, NSW Branch Council, rural representative and Physiotherapy Advisor for the local public health district.

 

This podcast is a Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) initiative supported by Pain Away athELITE - Platinum and Content Sponsor of the PRF.