The Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association Ltd. (AOPA) is the peak professional body representing orthotist/prosthetists in Australia.
AOPA self regulates the profession and sets standards and codes which are upheld by the membership.
Currently AOPA has over 400 members and represents more than 75% of all practicing orthotist/prosthetists in Australia.
We are delighted to announce that our analysis of the Australian orthotic/prosthetic workforce has been formally recognised and published in the journal Australian Health Review.
As the first publication of its kind, this paper describes the demographic changes in the Australian orthotic/prosthetic workforce over time. This research provides vital data that will inform federal initiatives to plan for future orthotic/prosthetic workforce requirements that will effectively meet the health care needs of our society.
The Prosthetic and Orthotic Department is part of a multidisciplinary team, providing excellence of care, rehabilitation and ongoing clinical services to private and public clients. We provide high level clinical management for clients with limb deficiencies (all levels), musculoskeletal and neuromuscular deformities.
Adelaide, South Australia
As a Novita Orthotist you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team providing a responsive client and family-centred professional orthotic service. Assisting children and young adults with a physical disability; facilitate client's ability to reach their full potential and independence through therapeutic and compensatory management of human musculo-skeletal disorders.
The Townsville Hospital and Health Service comprises of 18 hospitals and community health campuses and two residential aged care facilities in the area north to Cardwell and Ingham, west to ChartersTowers, Hughenden and Richmond, south to Ayr and Home Hill and east to MagneticIsland and PalmIslands. The TownsvilleHospital is the only tertiary hospital in North Queensland which can offer you the right blend of professional enhancement and fulfilling work coupled with a relaxed lifestyle in the tropics.