The Institute of Advanced Allied Health Studies (IAAHS) was established to facilitate professional training and development of Allied Health (AH) Professionals in Hospital Authority (HA). The institute provides an executive platform for promoting quality service development through provision of professional training and exchange activities. The activities organized are specifically designed to enhance professional competency of AH colleagues and strengthen workforce capacity so as to cope with challenges and service needs in HA.



Competent Allied Health Professionals for quality health care services



The IAAHS endeavors to:

Facilitate training and development of

Allied Health Professionals

Promote evidence-based practice

Team up Allied Health Professionals

Build up training partnership



Professional collaboration

Continuing professional development

Professional service


Allied Health Training Curriculum Framework

The training programs of IAAHS are designed towards the enhancement of core competence of allied health professionals, namely functional, personal, people and team and organizational effectiveness to meet the service needs. There are four types of program, which include professional specific, shared, common and generic. The professional specific and shared categories focus on attainment of professional knowledge, skills and expertise, whereas the common and generic categories contribute to quality improvement, decision making, personal development and organizational effectiveness.



Teaching Mode

IAAHS endeavors to provide comprehensive learning experience through various mode of teaching, such as classroom-based teaching, lectures and workshops. IAAHS also provides participants e-learning activities and work-based training programs for integration of knowledge and practice.


Experienced Trainers

Our teaching team consists of experienced clinical practitioners with advanced professional and academic qualifications from various local and overseas health care professions and specialties.



Training and Development for Newly Recruited AH staff

The Training and Development Program for Newly Recruited AH Professionals is a three-year structured training program. The program provides new recruits with extensive clinical exposure and various continuing professional development activities for them to familiarize with the HA environment, refine their clinical practices and prepare for taking up future career challenges.



Training for experienced AH staff

In response to the training needs arise from technology development and new service delivery model, IAAHS supports specialties training for practitioners and specialists through Enhanced Programs and Advanced Programs. Besides, Senior AH program is also tailor-made to equip senior AH staff to carry out their roles and responsibility more effectively through understand corporate establishment relate to AH and enhance management skill. In addition, IAAHS sponsors high caliber AH professionals for overseas training in service areas in line with corporate development priorities.


Contact us

Address : Room 109, 1/F,

Institute of Advanced Allied Health Studies,

Block M, Kowloon Hospital, 147A Argyle Street, Kowloon

Telephone : (852) 2300 8439

Fax : (852) 2300 8480

E-mail :

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