Rural health

NARROWER TERMS
Literature review

Effects of employing primary care doctors in hospital care in improving quality of care and health outcomes of rural and remote patients: a scoping review

This rapid literature review was undertaken to refine the scope of subsequent research on the value of locating or employing primary care doctors in emergency or inpatient care of local hospitals.
Report

Economic and social impact of community rural healthcare

This research explores the relationship between primary health care sustainability and community economic development in rural and remote communities.
Guide

Yarning about sad news and sorry business

This toolkit, developed in collaboration with Health Consumers Queensland, gathers insights and perspectives from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in Queensland on engagement and consultation processes in relation to palliative care.
Journal article

A rapid review of evidence to inform an ear, nose and throat service delivery model in remote Australia

This article aims to inform the development of a new and sustainable, evidence-based service delivery model for ear, nose and throat (ENT) services across Cape York, Australia.
Journal article

Australian Aboriginal techniques for memorization: translation into a medical and allied health education setting

It is clear from these studies that students in the medical and allied health professions expect that memorization will play a substantial role in their training, and they are receptive to learning techniques that can improve memory tasks. The students sampled in this work viewed...
Report

The 15 practices of rural community co-produced mental health initiatives: advice from people who are doing them

This paper highlights key advice about things to do and things to think about when establishing and operating rural community co-produced initiatives for local mental health and wellbeing services.
Position paper

Position paper: rural health policy in a changing climate – three key issues

This position paper discusses specific impacts and risk factors facing the 7 million people living in rural, regional and remote areas of Australia, in relation to extreme weather events; impacts on agricultural output and food security; and debilitating insect-borne diseases.
Discussion paper

One day the support was gone

In this discussion paper, Dementia Australia shares stories from those impacted by COVID-19 and dementia so that we may learn from their experiences and adapt or inform policies and programs to better support people living with dementia, their families and carers.
Report

General Practice: health of the nation 2020

This report gives a unique overview of Australian general practice, while also addressing the impact of COVID-19 on general practice and patients.
Report

Increasing and improving community mental health supports in Western Australia

Service providers have long been aware of the lack of community mental health supports in Western Australia. This project brought together co-design and research processes to examine the need for community mental health supports from a lived experience perspective.