Physios, dieticians win right to prescribe

Allied health workers will be given the right to prescribe some medications following a two-day training workshop, under a Queensland Government scheme starting in September.

The government says it wants to invest in education and training to create new care models that include allied health prescribing.

As part of its investment, the government is offering $9000 scholarships to health workers employed by Queensland Health to go through the prescribing course run by the