Health services accessibility

Alternate Term Label:
Access to health

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander oral health care in Queensland

The Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council's report on Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Organisations about oral health services provided, and what challenges need to be addressed.
Journal article

Young Aboriginal people’s engagement with STI testing in the Northern Territory, Australia

This paper documents socio-ecological factors influencing young Aboriginal people’s engagement with clinic-based sexually transmissible infections (STIs) testing in two remote settings in the Northern Territory, Australia.
Journal article

The case for a Torres Strait Islander‐driven, long‐term research agenda for environment, health and wellbeing

This article proposes strategies to manage complex challenges regarding positive health for Torres Strait Islanders.

COVID-19: Ethical decision-making for First Peoples living with disability

These guidelines outline necessary principles and recommendations specific for First Peoples living with disability and how their treatment is prioritised and managed.
Position paper

Unmet legal need will worsen people’s health during COVID-19

There will be people in Australia for whom the indirect impacts of COVID-19 could be as dire as the virus itself. This position paper outlines recommendations on how to mitigate against this situation.

Catching some air

This resource is the final report for the 'Catching Some Air' project, which aims to produce an informed set of guidelines for the management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Working paper

Use of health services among children at risk of social‑emotional problems

The paper examines patterns of health and support service use among Australian children, especially among those at elevated risk of experiencing poor social-emotional wellbeing and psychological adjustment.

Patterns of health service use by people with dementia in their last year of life: New South Wales and Victoria

This report examines the health services usage of people with dementia in their last year of life and the findings have important implications for Australia’s health and aged care systems.
Journal article

Hospitalisation for cirrhosis in Australia: disparities in presentation and outcomes for Indigenous Australians

This article assesses differences in presentation and patient outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians hospitalised for cirrhosis in Queensland.
Journal article

Factors impacting on development and implementation of training programs for health professionals to deliver brief interventions, with a focus on programs developed for Indigenous clients: a literature review

This paper reviews the literature on evaluations of brief intervention training programs for health professionals which address one or more lifestyle factors of chronic disease to identify factors impacting on development and implementation of programs.