The rural allied health workforce study (RAHWS): background, rationale and questionnaire development
Sheila Keane1 MSc, Senior lecturer in allied heatlh, Sheila.Keane@ncahs.health.nsw.gov.au
Tony Smith2 PhD, Senior lecturer in medical radiation science, email@example.com
Michelle Lincoln3 PhD, Associate professor in speech pathology, M.Lincoln@usyd.edu.au
Scott Wagner4 GradDip Nutrition and Dietetics, Chief executive officer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Shelagh Lowe5 GradDip Physiotherapy, Associate lecturer rural allied health, email@example.com
1 University of Sydney, Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia.
2 The University of Newcastle, University Department of Rural Health, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia.
3 University of Sydney, Faculty of Health Science, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
4 Allied Health Australia, Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia.
5 Department of Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
Correspondence: S Keane, Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, PO Box 3074, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
Author contribution: Sheila Keane: Lead investigator, devised survey tool, literature review, wrote the first draft.
Citation: Keane S, Smith TN, Lincoln M, Wagner SR, Lowe SE. The rural allied health workforce study (RAHWS): background, rationale and questionnaire development. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2008; 8: 1132. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=1132 (Accessed 21 October 2017)
Submitted: 3 December 2008
Published: 21 December 2008