The allied health professions comprise diverse groups of healthcare professionals providing a wide range of health services for all Singaporeans. They include Audiologists, Clinical Psychologists, Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Prosthetists/Orthotists, Radiation Therapists, Radiographers, Speech-Language Therapists, and others.
The Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) is a professional board under the Ministry of Health which governs and regulates the professional conduct and ethics of registered allied health professionals, in accordance to the Allied Health Professions (AHP) Act 2011. The AHPC’s functions include the registration and issuing of practicing certificates to registered allied health professionals, setting of standards for training, conduct and practice; as well as to maintain the Register of Allied Health Professionals in Singapore.
The allied health professions that are regulated under the Allied Health Professions Act 2011 at this time are Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech-Language Therapists.