NRHA welcomes appointment of CAHO
THE National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) has welcomed the appointment of Dr AnneMarie Boxall as the Federal Government’s Chief Allied Health Officer (CAHO).
NRHA CEO Dr Gabrielle O’Kane described the announcement as good news for rural Australia, noting Boxall’s experience.
“Dr Boxall is well-regarded across the sector and has an excellent understanding of rural, regional and remote health, including having worked as a senior policy advisor at the NRHA,” O’Kane said.
“Allied health is a crucial part of the health care system and particularly in rural, regional and remote Australia.
“Allied health professionals represent more than a quarter of the health workforce.”