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Health practitioners

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Health workers
Medical personnel
Medical practitioners
Health care workers
Health care professionals
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Report

General Practice Crisis Summit: white paper

This document was produced by the RACGP as an overview of the discussion and recommendations put forward at the General Practice Crisis Summit, held in Canberra on 5 October 2022.
Strategy

Being equally well: implementation action plan

The Being Equally Well project aims to create a strong, evidence and consensus-based suite of recommendations for improvements to health services and systems that will enable consistent and more effective physical health care for those who live with serious mental illness.
Position paper

AMA’s plan to improve access to GPs

This document outlines practical and implementable solutions to support GPs to spend more time with their patients, provide more care, and deliver better health outcomes though comprehensive and evidence-based care.
Guide

Australian evidence-based clinical guideline for ADHD: summary of recommendations

The 'Australian evidence-based clinical practice guideline for ADHD' is for the identification, diagnosis and treatment of people with ADHD. This resource has been prepared to assist clinical practitioners with interpreting recommendations contained within the guidelines.
Report

Psychological injury in the New South Wales healthcare and social assistance industry: a retrospective cohort study

This research shows that healthcare and social assistance workers are twice as likely to file a workplace compensation claim for psychological injuries, compared to a similar dataset of workers in all non-healthcare industries, including construction, retail and law-enforcement services.
Fact sheet

Cancer in rural Australia

This fact sheet outlines some key statistics regarding cancer and patient health outcomes in rural and remote areas.
Journal article

Why do we not follow lifesaving rules? Factors affecting nonadherence to COVID-19 prevention guidelines in Indonesia: healthcare professionals' perspectives

This study aimed to understand Indonesian healthcare professionals' (HCPs) perceptions and experiences regarding barriers to both HCP and community adherence to COVID-19 prevention guidelines in their social life. This qualitative study employed in-depth interviewing as its method for primary data collection. Results demonstrated that HCP...
Report

Contemporary community pharmacy practice: white paper

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has launched its first contemporary community pharmacy practice white paper, which highlights three key elements of consideration which form the foundation of a viable and sustainable contemporary community pharmacy practice.
Guide

Ahpra and National Boards regulatory guide

This guide sets out how Ahpra and the National Boards manage notifications about the health, performance and conduct of practitioners under Part 8 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.
Report

Administration of registration and notifications by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and related entities under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law

This inquiry report focuses on ongoing and emerging issues experienced by health practitioners and notifiers with registrations and notifications, what has been done to address these issues by AHPRA, the national boards, and related regulatory bodies, and what more can be done to improve processes...
Briefing paper

Transforming the genomics workforce to sustain high value care

Genomics, where all a person’s genes are examined, as well as the interactions of those genes with each other, is proving a powerful tool for medicine. This report explores some of the challenges currently facing this rapidly evolving sector.
Strategy

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce strategic framework and implementation plan 2021–2031

The target of this plan is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to represent 3.43% of the national health workforce by 2031. This matches the expected percentage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the working population. Governments and the Aboriginal and Torres...
Report

Report on public hearing 10: Education and training of health professionals in relation to people with cognitive disability

This report makes 9 findings and 12 recommendations in relation to the education and training of health professionals across Australia including nurses, dentists, pharmacists, psychologists and speech pathologists.
Journal article

Sustainability of healthcare professionals’ adherence to clinical practice guidelines in primary care

Sustainability of adherence to clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) represents an important indicator of the successful implementation in the primary care setting. Aim: To explore the sustainability of primary care providers’ adherence to CPGs after receiving planned guideline implementation strategies, activities, or programmes. Methods: Cochrane Central...

Report

Nursing safe staffing review

This report reviews the implementation, effectiveness and impact of the Care Capacity Demand Management (CCDM) Programme.
Policy report

Tackling the inverse care law

This report reviews attempts to tackle inequities in the supply of general practice services in England over the past 30 years. The report looks at policies on general practice funding, workforce, premises, contracts and commissioning.
Report

Working together for client wellbeing: an outcome of health justice partnership

Health justice partnership brings legal help into healthcare settings and teams to more effectively address intersecting health and legal problems in the lives of shared clients. This paper explores wellbeing as one expressed outcome of health justice partnership.
Guide

National safety and quality primary and community healthcare standards

These standards have been developed for services that deliver health care in a primary and/or community setting. They are person-centred, and describe the processes and structures that are needed to deliver safe and high-quality health care.
Fact sheet

Intellectual disability: comprehensive care

Focusing on the coordinated delivery of health care that is aligned to a person’s goals of care and healthcare needs, with consideration of the effect of the person’s health issues on their life and wellbeing, this fact sheet provides information to support clinicians to provide...
Fact sheet

Safe and high quality care for people with intellectual disability

This fact sheet provides clinicians with strategies to support improvements in the quality of healthcare for people with intellectual disability.