Remote health

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Report

Beyond therapy: the multiple benefits of using a service-learning model to enhance paediatric therapy in a remote area school

Flinders University researchers led a collaborative initiative between health and education staff that provided two four-week blocks of intense physiotherapy services at an additional needs school in Alice Springs. This report has been released to inform future service-learning placements in the same and comparable contexts.
Journal article

A community-based co-designed genetic health service model for Aboriginal Australians

This research presents client and staff perspectives of a model of clinical genetics services provided by the MJD Foundation (MJDF) in geographically and culturally complex contexts within the Northern Territory of Australia.
Journal article

Review of kidney health among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

The purpose of this review is to provide a comprehensive synthesis of key information on kidney health among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia to inform those involved or who have an interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and kidney 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

Risk factors for renal disease and diabetes in remote Australia – findings from the Western Desert Kidney Health Project

This article presents the findings for the Western Desert Kidney Health Project, determining the prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM), kidney disease and associated risk factors in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in remote Western Australia.
Report

The “unsung” impact of COVID-19 on the Aboriginal community controlled health services in Western Australia

The following documentation highlights some of these elements to date in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as collated by the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA).
Journal article

Water and health interlinkages of the sustainable development goals in remote Indigenous Australia

Australia reports success in achieving the goal for quality and access to safe drinking water and sanitation, though for Australians living in remote Indigenous communities, the experience is very different.
Strategy

A new prescription: preparing for a healthcare transformation

Australia needs a new prescription for healthcare – a focus on prevention and wellness, enabled by technology. To help meet this challenge, the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has drawn on expertise from across the nation to prepare this map for step-change.
Guide

COVID-19 toolkit

The Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services (KAMS) COVID-19 Toolkit has been developed to assist KAMS remote clinics, Kimberley Renal Services and Headspace Broome in planning and responding to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.