Allied and Scientific Health

SA Health has over 4000 allied and scientific health professionals who provide a range of diagnostic, technical and therapeutic services to South Australians. 

The Allied and Scientific Health Office (ASHO), informs, guides and advocates for SA Health's allied and scientific health workforce. 

Allied and scientific health professions include:

  • art or music therapy
  • audiology
  • dental therapy
  • epidemiology
  • exercise physiology
  • genetic counselling
  • nuclear medicine technology
  • nutrition and dietetics
  • occupational therapy
  • optometry
  • orthoptics
  • orthotics and prosthetics
  • perfusion
  • pharmacy
  • physiotherapy
  • podiatry
  • psychology
  • radiation therapy
  • radiography
  • social work
  • sonography
  • speech pathology.

ASHO provides support as required for the scientific professions such as medical and grant funded scientists and the allied and scientific health assistant workforce.

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