The modern healthcare landscape is undergoing massive and rapid changes that impact on both health professionals and the people who use the health system. Changes are driven by people?s needs, technological development, research outcomes, workforce availability, political stances, policy frameworks and fiscal priorities. At the same time, health services in rural and remote areas are situated in ancient geographical landscapes that are ever changing as a result of human influence and natural events. The delivery of services by allied health professionals is underpinned by the drive to improve quality of life and quality of services.
September 13 - September 15, 2018