Primary health care

Alternate Term Label:
Economically disadvantaged

The Recovery Book: what Australian governments should do now

This publication is a policy and strategy blueprint for federal, state and territory governments, including for hospitals and health care, schools and universities, roads and trains, budgets and energy.

Results from the 2018-19 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)

This summary provides detailed state and territory tables and facts sheets using data from the 2018-19 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey.

Growing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical specialists

This report is the first publication of what will be biennial self-assessments undertaken by 14 of 15 specialist medical colleges to progress the implementation of each of the minimum and best practice standards to recruit more Indigenous students.
Position paper

Principles for a policy response to COVID-19

None of the principles outlined in this document are designed to generate specific, individual policy responses. They are intended instead to act as a set of criteria by which such proposals for such responses can be judged and debate initiated.

Summary of cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

The summary provides information on the extent of cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the risk factors that contribute to cancer and strategies in place to reduce its impact on individuals and communities.
Briefing paper

Integration of general practice pharmacists into primary healthcare settings for chronic disease management

This brief discusses the potential benefits an integrated GPP can have on patient care, patient outcomes, and high-quality value-based primary healthcare; and examines the experiences of PHNs piloting integrated GPP programs in the Australian setting.

Care fit for carers

This report provides new evidence on the experience of the healthcare workforce during COVID-19 to date – from IPPR/YouGov polling of healthcare workers and the general public; an IPPR consultation; and from literature review.
Journal article

Improving palliative and end-of-life care for rural and remote Australians

This article in describes the development and implementation of the Far West NSW Palliative and End-of-Life Model of Care, a systematic solution that could drive improvement in the provision of a quality palliative approach to care and support from any clinician in a timely manner...

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations in practice

This resource was developed to share the findings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led research undertaken during 2014–2019. The aim of the resource is to showcase the work of Aboriginal community controlled health organisations (ACCHOs) in practice in order to strengthen the ACCHO sector...

The National Scheme’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy 2020-2025

This strategy aims to produce consistency and quality improvement in matters of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and cultural safety across the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.