Tasmanian Health System Update

OTA has written to all major parties ahead of the Tasmanian election to highlight the vital role of OTs in the healthcare system, particularly in the context of cost reduction and capacity building.

We raised several issues, including hospital ramping, effective resource allocation to allied health, and the need to integrate allied health interventions into education and community settings.

We called for increased government support for paid student placements and initiatives that will bolster the supply of occupational therapists.

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