Western Sydney Health Check

Vision to create a healthier Western Sydney

August 26, 2020 Western Sydney Local Health District staff Episode 14
Western Sydney Health Check
Vision to create a healthier Western Sydney
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Western Sydney Health Check
Vision to create a healthier Western Sydney
Aug 26, 2020 Episode 14
Western Sydney Local Health District staff

It covers 23 different, highly specialised roles - but what exactly is 'allied health'?

WSLHD Allied Health director Jacqueline Dominish joins us to explain her portfolio and outline the three-year strategic vision that was recently launched.

Jacquie speaks honestly about the difficulties facing our culturally rich and diverse community – including language barriers, lack of health understanding, mental illness and disability – and what we’re doing to overcome these issues.

She also shares her own journey into allied health, from her teenage sporting career and time on the physiotherapist’s bench to witnessing a friend’s tragic, life-changing accident.

Show Notes

It covers 23 different, highly specialised roles - but what exactly is 'allied health'?

WSLHD Allied Health director Jacqueline Dominish joins us to explain her portfolio and outline the three-year strategic vision that was recently launched.

Jacquie speaks honestly about the difficulties facing our culturally rich and diverse community – including language barriers, lack of health understanding, mental illness and disability – and what we’re doing to overcome these issues.

She also shares her own journey into allied health, from her teenage sporting career and time on the physiotherapist’s bench to witnessing a friend’s tragic, life-changing accident.