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About AHPC

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 AHPC

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 AHPC comprises members appointed by the Minister for Health.

Appointment from 2019 to 2022
President
(Representative for Director, Medical Service)
Dr Lau Hong Choon
Registrar Ms Susan Niam
Deputy Registrar  Mr Gabriel Leong  
Representative for Director-General of Education Mdm Loh Wee Cheng (from 1 April 2019)
Member  Mr Abdul Rashid Jailani
Member Mr Abhimanyau Pal
Member
Prof Alan Wong Wai Pong
Member Ms Doreen Yeo (from 1 April 2019)
Member 
Dr Elizabeth Jane Teh Ning Yen
Member Mr Lim Hua Beng
Member
Ms Melissa Chua Hui Ling
Member Mr Michael Ong Kah Leong  
Member  
Ms Sng Li Hoon 
Member Ms Yusnita Binte Omar  
Last updated: 27 Sep 2019 15:52