NZSTA is a member of Allied Health Aotearoa New Zealand (AHANZ), a national forum for allied health professionals, working together to promote the role their members play in getting better results for patients.
There is so much more allied health professionals could be contributing to the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. The current health and disability reforms offer the chance to better use and integrate the services of allied health professions within the wider health system.
The NZIER report to AHANZ “Hidden in Plain Sight – Optimising the allied health professions for better, more sustainable integrated care” explores why this is so important and how it might best be achieved.
Optimising the role of speech-language therapists in the future health and disability system.