Enabling Allied Health Research Capacity 2020

The Chief Allied Health Office of the WA Department of Health has partnered with the WA Health Translation Network this year, via two initiatives to progress early stage research and provide clinicians with time for research development. The combined value of $236,979 for these two initiatives is being delivered through the Allied Health Enabling Platform.

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 2019/20 Allied Health Early Stage Funding Grants (total grant value $128,979):

Proposal Recipient
Functional outcome following Orthopaedic surgery for gait correction in children with Cerebral Palsy at an activity and participation level Maxine Fong
Identification of outcome measures and evaluation of feasibility of implementation in the Child Development Service Bridget Pieterse
The Effect of Dietary Resistant Starch on the Gut Microbiome and Maternal Glycaemia in Gestational Diabetes Cathy Latino
Exercise in patients admitted to hospital with diabetic foot ulcers – A pilot study of feasibility and safety Paul Gittings
Tailoring Interdisciplinary Personalised Treatment for paediatric persistent Pain (TipTop) Anna Hilyard
Modified Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy after stroke: a process evaluation of implementation within an early-supported discharge rehabilitation service Ashan Weerakkody
Does Acute Length of Stay Influence Rehabilitation Outcomes in Patients with Surgically Managed Hip Fractures? Elise Bell
Establishment of a Physiotherapy led Lung Ultrasound Service (PLUS) in Australia Yin Hung Lau (Fion)