Complementing Healthcare with Quality Allied Health Services
The Allied Health Professionals in Brunei Darussalam embraces another milestone as the Allied Health Professions of Brunei Darussalam Order, 2017 is enforced on 1 July 2017. With the regulation of a diverse group of 19 Allied Health Professions including Audiology, Clinical Psychology or Psychology, Clinical Laboratory Science or Scientific Laboratory Science, Dietetic, Health Promotion, Maxillofacial Prosthetic and Technology, Medical Social Work, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Optometry or Opticanry, Orthoptics, Paramedics, Physiotherapy or Physical Therapy, Podiatry, Prosthetic and Orthotic, Public Health, Diagnostic Radiography or Therapeutic Radiography, Speech and Language Therapy or Speech Pathology, and Teaching of Hearing Impairment; this will bring Brunei Darussalam in line with the international standards that strive to ensure patient safety and high standard of health care, as well as to ensure the registered Allied Health Professionals are competent and fit to practise their professions within their scopes of practices.
Together with the enforcement of the Order is the establishment of a statutory body – the Allied Health Professions Council of Brunei Darussalam (AHPCBD) which governs and regulates the professionalism of all registered Allied Health Professionals. The primary functions of the AHPCBD are to protect public interest through registration and issuance of practising certificates for registered Allied Health Professionals; to set standards for practice, conduct and training; as well as to maintain a register of Allied Health Professionals in Brunei Darussalam. All professionals listed above must register with the AHPCBD to continue or commence their practice in Brunei Darussalam.
REGISTRATION WITH ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS COUNCIL OF BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
Applications submitted without the complete set of supporting documents required or application fee will not be processed. The processing time for each application will take minimum two (2) weeks, provided application and all required documents and information are in order as determined by the Allied Health Professions Council of Brunei Darussalam (AHPCBD). Please click on the following links for more information.
Allied Health Professions Council of Brunei Darussalam
1st Floor, Ministry of Health,
Brunei Darussalam BB3190.
Phone: 2381640 Ext: 7632