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

Cerebral Palsy Clinical Practice Guideline - consultation draft available for comment

This guideline was developed by the Cerebral Palsy Clinical Practice Guideline Working Party comprising of allied health professionals from the NSW tertiary children's hospitals, non-tertiary hospitals, Cerebral Palsy Alliance and private clinicians. The guideline aims to ensure that children aged between 2 and 6 years with a diagnosis of cerebral palsy who are referred to allied health professionals in services provided by NSW Health receive the best possible assessment and management. The guideline can be accessed by clicking on this link Cerebral Palsy CPG Consultation Draft (June 2014).

Feedback is sought from clinicians regarding the content and usefulness of this guideline. Please complete the following online survey to provide your comments. Go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/S5C7WT2.

All comments should be received by 25th July 2014. All NSW Health clinicians who provide feedback will go into a draw to win a paediatric cerebral palsy text of their choice to the value of $150.

2014 Allied Health Telehealth Dates

The dates for Allied Health Telehealth for the second half of 2014 are July 22, August 5, August 19, September 2, September 16, October 14, October 28, November 11, November 25 and December 9. For more information about specific sessions please view the Allied Health Telehealth Calendar.

July 22 - Psychological Trauma in Refugee Children and Its Implication for Mental Health and Development presented by Sarah Inglis. Please complete the evaluation form online.

August 5 - Dental Health for Children with Additional Needs presented by Professor Richard Widmer, Associate Clinical Professor in Paediatric Dentistry at The University of Sydney and Head of Westmead Centre for Oral Health. To register for this session please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Dentalhealthforchildrenwithadditionalneeds. Please note that you must register for this session by July 30.

Expressions of interest for the Allied Health Secondment Program have now CLOSED

Another call for Expressions of Interest will occur later in 2014.

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