Health practitioners

Alternate Term Label:
Health workers
Medical personnel
Medical practitioners
NARROWER TERMS
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Steven Miles said the LNP cut 4,400 health workers when it was last in power and that Labor reversed those cuts. Is that correct?

During the 2020 Queensland election campaign, Steven Miles, the Deputy Premier and Minister for Health, consistently attacked the Liberal National Party's track record, claiming they had slashed 4,400 jobs in healthcare when they last held office. Verdict: Mr Miles's claim is overstated.
Briefing paper

Pushing the boundaries: using telehealth to improve regional access and care

This Policy Brief focuses on telehealth and the opportunity to use existing services more effectively to embed paediatric expertise in regional primary care.
Journal article

Trauma and violence informed care through decolonising interagency partnerships: a complexity case study of Waminda’s model of systemic decolonisation

This journal article is a nested case study describing a decolonisation approach to health and social services implemented by Waminda South Coast Women’s Health and Welfare Aboriginal Corporation.
Report

Experiences in health care for people with chronic conditions

This report explores the experiences that patients with chronic conditions have with their health providers, particularly with respect to whether or not GPs and other specialists consistently communicated in a respectful and attentive way.
Journal article

Assessing the support of health leadership for increased Indigenous participation in the health workforce

The aim of this study was to assess the strength of leadership statements in Australian state and territory policy documents supporting increased representation of Indigenous people in the health workforce.
Report

Setting things right: improving the consumer experience of AHPRA including the joint notification process between AHPRA and OHSC

In March 2014, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) commissioned the Health Issues Centre Victoria (HIC) to investigate and make suggestions to improve the consumer experience of the National Scheme that regulates health practitioners.
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.
Journal article

First Nations peoples leading the way in COVID‐19 pandemic planning, response and management

Using lessons learnt from the 2009 influenza pandemic, First Nations clinicians, public health practitioners and researchers are strategically leading the way in public health planning, response and management for COVID-19.
Journal article

“Now we say Black Lives Matter but … the fact of the matter is, we just Black matter to them”

This perspective article addresses the need to examine and address racial violence towards First Nations people within the Australian health system.