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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 Act 2011.

Functions of the Allied Health Professions Council

Section 7 of the Allied Health Professions Act 2011 states that the functions of the AHPC are to:

a) Approve or reject applications for registration under this Act and to approve any such applications subject to such conditions and restrictions as it may think fit;

b) Issue practising certificates to registered allied health professionals;

c) Accredit programmes for, and providers of, the training and assessment of persons seeking to become registered allied health professionals;

d) Accredit programmes for, and providers of, the continuing professional education of registered allied health professionals;

e) Determine and regulate the standards of practice, competence, conduct and ethics of registered allied health professionals;

f) Keep and maintain the registers;

g) Coordinate and supervise the activities of the committees and professional boards appointed under section 12; and

h) Generally to do all such acts, matters and things as are necessary or authorised to be carried out under or for the purposes of the Allied Health Professions Act 2011.

The Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) comprises members appointed by the Minister for Health.

Appointment from 2016 to 2019
President
(Representative for Director, Medical Service)
Dr Lau Hong Choon
Registrar Ms Elaine Teo
Representative for Director-General of Education Mr Koh Kok Khai
Member  Mr Abdul Rashid Jailani
Member Mr Abhimanyau Pal
Member Ms Florence Cheong
Member Ms Melissa Chua Hui Ling
Member Mr Lim Hua Beng
Member Ms Susan Niam
Member Mr Michael Ong Kah Leong  
Member  Mr Tan Theng Tiak  
Member Ms Elizabeth Jane Teh Ning Yen
Member A/Prof Alan Wong Wai Pong
Member   Ms Yusnita Binte Omar  

 

Last Updated :  19 Jan 2017 09:46