Allied Health Services

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Our allied health services support person-centred holistic care through inpatient and outpatient therapies and specialist programs.

Allied health professionals work with patients, their families and carers as part of the care team.

Allied health has a person-centred approach to assessment, intervention and care planning to improve your function and wellbeing. This includes the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, psychological and spiritual aspects of your care. Some examples of allied health care include:

  • dietetics
  • hand therapy
  • lymphoedema services
  • occupational therapy
  • pastoral care
  • pharmacy
  • physiotherapy
  • social work
  • speech pathology.

Allied health is committed to the highest standards of clinical care through continuous quality improvement and early research. We have a strong culture of learning, supported by professional development and supervision, career pathway opportunities and clinical education programs.

Werribee Mercy Hospital Allied health at Werribee Mercy Hospital includes:

  • allied health assistants
  • dietetics
  • hand therapy
  • lymphoedema services
  • occupational therapy
  • pastoral care
  • pharmacy
  • physiotherapy
  • social work
  • speech pathology.

View our allied health services

Last reviewed August 20, 2018.

Understanding the outpatient referral process

Understanding what happens next once you have been referred to Werribee Mercy Hospital, Outpatient Clinics.

Understanding the outpatient referral process