This Policy Brief focuses on telehealth and the opportunity to use existing services more effectively to embed paediatric expertise in regional primary care.
An exploration of the experiences of GP registrar supervisors in small rural communities: a qualitative study
This article explores what makes rural GPs’ based outside of major regional centres, participate in supervising or not, their experiences of supervising, and impact of their practice context.
This paper considers the implications of COVID-19 during the early stages – or ‘first wave’ – of the 2020 pandemic, in relation to the enduring urban/rural dichotomy within high-income economies.
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is preventable. The collective experience of communities and clinicians, in addition to over 25 years of research, means the knowledge and evidence base now exists to eliminate rheumatic heart disease in Australia. This strategy document brings together this experience, knowledge and...
What are the resourcing requirements for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care research project?
This article explores the findings of a research project that aimed to determine the validity of a previously developed culturally adapted depression screening tool for Indigenous people.
Te Piringa insights into ensuring effective whānau-centred, primary health care services and support
This integrative literature review sought to understand the evidence for whānau-centred primary health provision towards improved Māori and Pacific health outcomes. A focus was to gain insights regarding the enablers, inhibitors, and challenges in delivering effective primary health care services and support for Māori and...
Strengths-based approaches for quantitative data analysis: a case study using the Australian Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children
This paper describes and empirically evaluates a set of strategies to support strengths-based quantitative analysis relating to Indigenous health and wellbeing.
The consequences of institutional racism can have a serious effect and has been widely recognised as needing to be addressed. This report summarises the outcome of the Health Performance Council’s work in this area in South Australia.
Through this position paper, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association argues that as Australia moves toward a post-COVID world, identifying the changes that are needed to form the foundation of a modern, sustainable and resilient healthcare system, focussed on health outcomes and capable of absorbing...
This paper presents a framework to guide health professional practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.