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APA physiotherapists are highly sought-after experts in their field-providing commentary and advice on everything from musculoskeletal health, sports injuries and chronic pain to occupational health and safety, child growth and development, pelvic health and chronic disease.
 
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Urgent Care Clinics: It will take a team

Faster treatment, better outcomes and lower costs are required to meet Australia’s current and future health care needs.

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Long COVID submission recommends multidisciplinary teams for better care

The APA recently made a submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee, calling for long COVID to be recognised as a chronic medical condition with public funding to assist those requiring better access to ongoing care.
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Physiotherapists identified as key lever to improving outdated healthcare system

A new report from the Grattan Institute outlines the potential of physiotherapists, and other allied health professionals, to improve Australia’s outdated primary care system and increase access to the care Australians need.

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Physiotherapists offer solutions to ease pressure on Victorian health system as new COVID wave breaks

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has written to the major parties ahead of this month’s Victorian state election with a solutions paper that outlines the potential of physiotherapists to alleviate pressure on the health system, and better support Victorians managing long COVID.

APA President Scott Willis says long wait times, fragmented services and affordability factors significantly impact access to essential care for a number of high-priority groups within the state.