Allied Health Services

Allied Health services at St Vincent’s provides a broad range of career opportunities across all professional groups, for new graduates and those with more experience looking to further develop and progress their career.

Nutrition and Dietetics


The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is comprised of accredited practicing dietitians, dietitian assistants and administrative support and provides a comprehensive range of nutrition services for people with acute care requirements, chronic disease and complex needs

Occupational Therapy


Occupational therapy is a profession concerned with promoting health and well-being through occupation. The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate fully in the activities of their everyday life.



Physiotherapists are experts in the management of movement disorders. In the hospital setting, physiotherapists work in a variety of areas e.g. orthopaedics, neurology, cardiorespiratory, cancer care, cardiac care, geriatrics and rehabilitation in the home.



Podiatrists play an important role in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of foot and lower limb conditions.

Prosthetics and Orthotics


Orthotists and Prosthetists assess clients, prescribe, design, fabricate, fit and maintain and monitor prostheses and orthoses, as well as provide education to clients.

Speech Pathology


Speech Pathologists assess and manage people who have communication and/or swallowing difficulties.

Social Work


The social work profession is committed to the pursuit and maintenance of human well-being. Social work aims to maximise the development of human potential and the fulfilment of human needs

Lymphoedema Service


In April 2019 St Vincent’s Hospital opened its doors to patients with primary and secondary lymphoedema.