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We at ALLIED HEALTH SUPPORT SERVICES are looking to save you guys precious time and resources wherever we can…

Read on, save for later, share on social – here are some awesome links you, as an awesome allied health professional, need to know about right now…

Special mention to all ALLIED HEALTH BUSINESS OWNERS & PRIVATE PRACTICE  for this month…

If you’re a healthcare professional or have an interest in working in the healthcare industry, there are plenty of different opportunities for you to start your own business.


The How-to of Policies & Procedures

Augmentum ConsultingAugmentum Consulting created a FREE Policy and Procedure template to help you get started – sign up to receive your download link. The template includes headings and brief explanations of what to cover under these. In this case they’ve put the Policy and Procedure on the one document as you’ll often find this works best. They’ve also provided an example “Quality & Collaboration Policy” from the same link, so you can see the template in use. Checklists and other docs will also be appropriate to cover detail about the “Who”, “What”, “When”, “Where” & “How”. Read the full blog…


Why burning boats make the biggest impact in my business blog

Why burning boats make the biggest impact in my business

So the boats for me were things like stepping in to do clinical work when the staff were away, doing bookkeeping tasks, running meetings, ordering therapy supplies, and on and on it went. I would get in these boats and take myself away from the tasks I really needed to be doing on my island. Blog published by Amy, Founder and CEO Maida Learning


18 Healthcare Business Ideas for Entrepreneurs

How to start a healthcare business? Exploring healthcare business ideas is smart for lots of reasons. There’s an opportunity to do a world of good by serving an aging American population and helping those struggling with the national drug crisis. There are lots of new medical and technological advances, and widespread interest in health and wellness, too. And those are all great incentives for passionate entrepreneurs.  Check out the list of healthcare business ideas should get you started. – Fundera


11 Business Tips that I have learnt from working in private practice for nearly 30 years

Private psychology practice is no longer a cottage industry. It requires vision, clinical expertise, leadership and business acumen. I would like to share with those of you who are like myself who will venture into private psychology practice whether it be as a solo provider working in a GP clinic or in a group practice situation some of the Business Tips I have gleaned from working in private psychology practice for nearly 30 years: Guest blog by Kaye Frankcom



Allied Health Marketing Academy by Megan Walker at Market Savvy

Allied Health Support Services is pleased to help share the word about the upcoming Allied Health Marketing Academy offered by Megan Walker from Market Savvy. Megan is a dedicated health and medical marketing expert and health promoter. She has worked with thousands of Allied Health Practices across Australia and New Zealand and delivers ethical, relationship-based marketing strategies, training and campaigns.

The Allied Health Marketing Academy is the only dedicated marketing program of its kind that combines learning, coaching and doing over a six month period. You learn everything you need to know to ethically promote your practice for the long-term while being supported along the way. Plus all strategies align with the AHPRA Guidelines and the National Law.


Equipment & Resources

TeleHab Exercise Prescription Platform  

TeleHab is completely free and allows your clients to record themselves performing their exercise program on their phone. A practitioner can review the videos remotely.  Telehab Allied Health Support

  • Simple drag-and-drop program builder.
  • Powerful, flexible program scheduling.
  • Library of 4,500+ exercises and counting.
  • Client-facing app to follow and record at-home exercises.
  • Track progress and improvements over time.
  • Review uploaded videos of clients’ exercises for unparalleled visibility.

Did we mention it’s completely free? No catch. Sign up and have a look here



Heading into PRIVATE PRACTICE LAND but not quite sure about the whole NDIS thing yet?

Have a look at these resources and handy checklists…  NDIS Allied Health Support

How to become a NDIS provider?

Am I ready to become a NDIS provider??





Featured App

Notud is a free, cloud-based web-app which lets you handwrite your client notes on custom templates and body charts. If you use Xero, it integrates with all your existing contacts.



Crunch Practice Solutions

Crunch Practice SolutionWhat? No one taught you how to set up an Allied Health Business?  Website? Graphics?

Order individual items or templates or go with a START UP bundle… Contact Lisa for help getting started!



Free resources from Jo Muirhead- exclusive for clinicians in private practice!

Jo Muirhead

  • How to Find Freedom in Your Private Practice and build something amazing!
  • How to start a networking conversation
  • The entrepreneurial clinician
  • Free practice building webinars

And more!!! Hop on the website to find out more!



Talking Healthteach – Directory listing of Health Tech providers and Talking HealthTech podcast

Find health technology providers!




Private Practice Made Perfect with Cathy Love

Private Practice Made Perfect Podcast

Private Practice Made Perfect with Cathy Love

Using Practice Management Softwares in the time of COVID-19

In this episode of the PPMP Podcast, I thought I’d share with you my thoughts on using practice management softwares especially at a time when you practically have to let your team work from home overnight. If it weren’t for these softwares, practices would probably have a hard time managing their businesses remotely.


5 ways to boost business cash flow as we emerge from COVID

Surviving as a small business can be tough at the best of times but thanks to COVID our everyday has become even more challenging. With so many of us slowly building our businesses back to life how can we put our best financial foot forward? In this episode Flying Solo editor Lucy Kippist is joined by Joann Chung, head of product and finance at MYOB.


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Allied Health Awards


Professional Development


Cultivating Culture in Your Private Practice

Cultivating Culture in Your Private Practice Image

What is culture and why is it important in your private practice? How to use culture to grow your business? Watch the Cultivating Culture in Your Private Practice recording presented by Ben Lynch | Clinic Mastery  & Tristan White | The Physio Co-  Learn the 5 tips you can implement immediately into your practice.

De-Risking Your Private Practice

Do you have financial clarity in your private practice? Don’t know where to start? Watch De-Risking Your Private Practice recording presented by Grant Titman –  Q4 Financial. 

The Change Playbook by Claire Edwards , B.School4Change

This Playbook contains the original Leading Change Model (LCM), method and minimum tool set. The LCM been developed to assist health and community sector organisations to adapt and thrive in the 21st century. It is targeted at individuals responsible for leading change in the health and community services sectors.


Visit our PD library today!

Links here to our very own Allied Health Support Services Library of FREE webinars and presentations for health professionals – covering clinical, non-clinical and business-based topics




JSAMSJournal of Science & Medicine in Sports, Vol 23:7, 664-669, July, (2020). A deep dive into testing and management of COVID-19 for Australian high performance and professional sport

International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, David A. Copland,  Vol 22:3, 270-280, July (2020).  Elizabeth Usher Memorial Lecture: Lost in Translation? Challenges and future prospects for a neurobiological approach to aphasia rehabilitation.

Journal of Dietitians Australia, June, (2020).  Student placement adaptability during COVID ‐19: Lessons learnt in 2020

Physiotherapy, July, (2020).Physio Anywhere”: digitally-enhanced outpatient care as a legacy of coronavirus 2020

Journal of Eating Disorders, Vol 8:30, July, (2020). Eating disorder diagnostics in the digital era: validation of the Norwegian version of the Eating Disorder Assessment for DSM-5 (EDA-5)

Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, July, (2020).  Making sense of it together: Youth & families co‐create sensory modulation assessment and intervention in community mental health settings to optimise daily life



Blogs published by Mindful healthy mind, health life

6 Mindful Books to Keep Your Mind Healthy

From celebrating human connectedness to healing with breathwork, here are six books (plus three podcasts) to keep on learning and nourishing yourself this fall.

4 Yoga Stretches for a Good Night’s Sleep

Reach for better rest when you add these bedtime yoga poses to your sleep routine.




Introducing the ESSA Sports Science Twitter Conference 2020 – #ESSTC20– The event will take place in November 2020. Full details on abstract submission will be available soon.

Assessment and Treatment of the Wrist Course – ONLINE– This course is aimed at a less advanced private practitioner OR an experienced therapist who has worked in the hand therapy field but has NOT BEEN REQUIRED to assess and diagnose wrist pain and injury.


Research Impact Summit- Free Online Event

This summit will transform the way you plan for and deliver on your impact endeavours – whether you are new to research impact or have years of experience.

Research Impact Summit


8TH National Brain Injury Conference

Brain Injury Australia’s annual Conference has become one of the premier learning and development events on the disability calendar – driving improvements in services and supports for people living with a brain injury, their families and carers.

8th National Brain Injury Conference banner


Save the dates for 2021 Conferences!


30th TheMHS Conference 202130th TheMHS Conference

This conference will explore how communities can come together and make a balanced system a reality.



44th HUMAN GENETICS SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA (HGSA) Annual Scientific14-17 August 2021 

29th OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AUSTRALIA – National Conference & Exhibition 2021- 23-25 June 2021




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Until next time, let’s support each other! #alliedhealthprofessionsrule


Sarena Jones

Director @ Allied Health Support Services

Founder @ Australian Allied Health Awards

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