Allied to Kids

Supporting Paediatric Allied Health Clinicians
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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!


Notice Board

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.

May 5 - The videoconference 'Genetics: what results do you want to know...?' was presented by Bruce Hopper, Genetic Counsellor, Taree Community Health Centre. Please remember to complete your evaluation online at

May 19 - The videoconference 'The Voice Clinic and Paediatric Voice Disorders' was presented by Kate Osland and Sarah Inglis, Speech Pathologists, The Children's Hospital at Westmead. Please remember to complete your evaluation online at

June 2 - The videoconference 'Paediatric Lymphoedema - A challenge for clinicians and families' will be presented by Margaret Patterson & Johanna Newsom, Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. To register for the session please complete all required details at Please note that registrations must be completed by 12 noon on the 27th May 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.

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