Notice: Allied Health Professionals in Grenada to Register by 31 December 2017

The Allied Health Professionals Council is a corporate body established pursuant to Section 55 Subsection 2 of the Health Practitioner’s Act No 16 of 2010.

Allied Health Professionals refers to all health care professions that are distinct from nursing, medicine, dentistry and pharmacy. These persons work in healthcare fields by providing a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic, direct patient care and support services that are critical to patient wellbeing

The Council’s main functions are to:

  1. Protect the general public
  2. Promote and uphold high standards of practice
  3. Facilitate continued competency
  4. Maintain public confidence in professionals.

The Council informs the public of the following:

According to the Act it is now mandatory that all professionals who fit this profile be registered and licensed in order to practice throughout the State of Grenada. The Council advises all professionals to be registered/licensed on or before 31 December 2017.

This advisory is especially for the following professionals in the listing provided, however this listing is not exhaustive, therefore any profession that is not listed but fits the profile as Allied Health, please contact the Council’s Secretary at 473-440-4709 or email [email protected] for any further directives and clarifications.

Allied Health Professionals

  • Acupuncturist
  • Audiologist
  • Audiometrist
  • Chiropodist
  • Chiropractor
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Emergency Medical Dispatcher
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • EMP Specialist
  • Herbalist
  • Homeopath
  • Imaging Technologist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Massager
  • Masseuse
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Naturopathist
  • Nutritionist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Optician
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Reflexologist
  • Sonographer
  • Speech Therapist
  • Venipuncturist/Phlebotomist
  • X-Ray Technician

Dr Nicole Forte
CHAIRMAN

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