Allied health in Australia and its role in palliative care.

Susan Gravier, Katrina Erny-Albrecht

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


As the Australian population ages and the prevalence of chronic, sometimes life-limiting diseases increases, so to does the demand for palliative care with its
emphasis on quality of life. Allied health (AH) professionals are expected to have a key role in meeting this demand. Representing more than a quarter of the Australian health workforce and delivering approximately 200 million health services annually, allied health is an important and major contributor to the Australian system of care.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages56
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020


  • allied health
  • palliative care
  • CareSearch


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