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The Allied Health Services Directorate was set up in 2010 and is responsible for the Allied Health Services. According to the International Chief Health Professions Officers (ICHPO) definition 'Allied Health Professionals are a distinct group of health professionals who apply their expertise to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate people of all ages'.

Currently the AHS Directorate is under the directorship of Dr Rita Micallef.

To achieve the best health outcomes for people locally, by being the leading and most trusted provider, through a competent, knowledgeable and skilled workforce.

The vision is being realized through the 3 Task Forces:
Staff Development Taskforce
Establishing a sustainable system of staff development and training for healthcare professionals in order, to increase employee motivation, empowerment, efficiency and staff capacity across Allied Health Professions.

Outreach Taskforce
Ensuring involvement of stakeholders by establishing a robust consultancy framework across Allied Health Professions with consumer groups, establishing partnering and attaining patient satisfaction feedback. Setting up a platform to receive feedback and advice, and support capability development

Quality Assurance Task Force
Ensuring safety for patients and healthcare professionals and improving quality by establishing a robust, standardised quality assurance framework across Allied Health Professions.

The Directorate is responsible for the strategic implementation of the Quality Assurance, Staff Development and Outreach Frameworks by means of co-ordinating and liaising with all Allied Health Professions / services fostering teamwork and interdisciplinary communication.This includes but is not limited to supporting Allied Health staff with the necessary funding and plans for training of staff in priority areas, participating on working groups or task forces as required, representing the Maltese Allied Health Services both on a local level as well as international level and finally promoting and increasing recognition of the Allied Health Professions amongst other professionals, service users and the general public.
 Allied Health Services Directorate
Palazzo Castellania
Triq Il-Merkanti,
Valletta, Malta

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