Welcome to the Child Health Network Allied to Kids (A2K) website!
Providing education, support and clinical resources to Allied Health professionals working with children across NSW.
The NSW Child Health Networks are currently collaborating on the Allied Health Clinical Education and Support program. The program employs an Allied Health Educator in each of the Child Health Networks to address the education, training and workforce issues for Allied Health professionals who work with children across all areas of NSW.
The Child Health Network Allied Health Educators would like to personally welcome you to the website, please take some time to browse the site!
2015 Allied Health Telehealth
Registrations for Allied Health Telehealth now occur online. The web link for registration for the upcoming session can be found below. Please remember that the following information will be required when registering your videoconference site (please note that you cannot register your computer details):
- Accurate VIDEOCONFERENCE IP address/ISDN/alias details and phone number for the specific videoconference room to be used for the Telehealth session.
- Name and phone number for a nominated local contact.
- Name and phone number for a local IT representative.
Ensure that you keep these details handy as they will be required each time you register for a session.
The 2015 calendar has now been released. For more information about specific sessions please view the Allied Health Telehealth Calendar.
March 10 - The videoconference 'TBI Express: A communication partner training program for people with acquired brain injury' was presented by Professor Leanne Togher, University of Sydney. Please remember to complete your evaluation online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TBIExpressEval.
March 24 - The videoconference 'Beyond a Prognosis: An allied health approach to Paediatric Palliative Care (PPC)' will be presented by Gail Nankivell, Physiotherapist; Meaghan Dowling, Occupational Therapist; Mariam Farid, Social Work and Natasha Samy, Bereavement Coordinator. Please remember to complete your evaluation online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/palliativeteam.
April 14 - The videoconference 'A Clinician's Guide: Caring for people with gastrostomy tubes and devices - what, where and when?' will be presented by Tanya Hazlewood, Nutrition Network Manager, Agency for Clinical Innovation. To register for this session please complete all required details at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GastroACI. Please note that registrations for this session must be completed online by 12 noon on the 9th April 2015.
Expressions of interest open for the Allied Health Secondment Program
The Secondment Program provides opportunities for NSW Health Allied Health professionals who work with children to access education and support by visiting one of the tertiary children’s hospitals or a specialist clinic for up to 5 days.
Expressions of interest for the current round have now closed.