The Allied Health Care Services Directorate was set up in 2010 and is responsible for the Allied Health Care 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 AHCS Directorate consists of Director Mr Raymond Attard Previ, Assistant Director Mr Shawn Meilak, and Ms Miriam Cini (Assistant Principal).
The Directorate is responsible for co-ordinating and liaising with all Allied Health Care Professions/services fostering teamwork and interdisciplinary communication at a strategic level. This includes but is not limited to supporting Allied Health Care 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 Care Services both on a local level as well as international level and last but not least, promoting and increasing recognition of the Allied Health Care Professions amongst other professionals, service users and the general public.
Allied Health Care Services