Allied Health Career Information

Allied Health is a broad term used to describe the wide range of specialised healthcare provided by health practitioners who are not part of the medical, dental and nursing professions. The Allied Health workforce includes health practitioners who work autonomously and in multidisciplinary teams, in a variety of acute, outpatient, and community healthcare settings in both the public, not-for-profit and private sector.

A-Z of Allied Health Services

Dietetics/Nutrition is the study of food science and how food and nutrition impact human health. Health professionals who work in this field help people improve and maintain their health and wellbeing by providing advice on good nutrition and food choices, and by implementing positive dietary changes.

Dietetics/Nutrition Jobs

Dieticians/Nutritionists work in community health centers, hospitals, private health clinics, research organisations or in the food services industry, providing services to assess and improve nutrition and diet related health conditions. They have undertaken a relevant Science/Health Science Bachelor degree. Dieticians complete further post-graduate study and accreditation and are eligible to work in more clinical nutrition settings and assess and treat more complex health/dietary issues.