Position paper

Australian healthcare after COVID-19: an opportunity to think differently

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...
Journal article

Working together in Aboriginal health: a framework to guide health professional practice

This paper presents a framework to guide health professional practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
Report

Review into the quality of health services provided by Bamaga Hospital

This report presents the findings of an investigation into the safety and quality of health services at Bamaga Hospital, Queensland, following the death of of a six-year-old Torres Strait Islander boy from Bamaga, Queensland.
Journal article

Rural pandemic preparedness: the risk, resilience and response required of primary healthcare

This article draws on reflections of the rural primary healthcare response during the COVID-19 pandemic around three elements: risk, resilience, and response.
Article

Yes, we need to Close the Gap on health. But many patients won’t tell hospitals they’re Indigenous for fear of poorer care

There is an increase of Indigenous patients not revealing their respective cultural identities when receiving healthcare, this article explores the needs for further investigation into why this is occurring.
Briefing paper

Adult social care and COVID-19: assessing the policy response in England so far

This briefing reviews national government policies on adult social care in England during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic – from January to the end of May 2020.
Position paper

Addressing social and cultural determinants in primary care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

This position statement focuses on the effects of social and cultural issues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, while recognising the benefits to all of a system-wide response.
Position paper

Identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australian general practice

This position statement outlines the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners' views on identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in general practice settings.
Position paper

A stronger primary health system for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

This position statement provides an overview of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners' (RACGP) commitment to a stronger primary care environment
Report

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.