Indigenous health

Ms Anais Le Gall1, Ms Melissa Morthorpe1, Ms Sharon Storen1, Dr Naomi Luck1 1Capital Health Network – ACT Primary Health Network, Deakin, Australia In 2018, the ACT Primary Health Network, Capital Health Network (CHN), determined that an Aboriginal and Torres...
  • May 25, 2021
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Ms Alicia Burgess1,2,3, Ms Jessica  Hawkins1,2, Catherine Kostovski1,4, Dr  Kerith  Duncanson5 1Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Wollongong, Australia, 2High Risk Foot Service, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Wollongong, Australia, 3Rural Research Capacity Building Program, Health Education and Training Institute, Sydney,...
  • May 18, 2021
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Ms Anais Le Gall1, Ms Melissa Morthorpe1, Ms Sharon  Storen1 1Capital Health Network – ACT Primary Health Network, Deakin, Australia In an effort to assist health professionals in supporting patients who self-identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, the ACT...
  • May 17, 2021
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Ms Emma Driver1, Ms Claire Costello2, Ms Michelle Stute1, Ms Tania Hobson2, Ms Kristine Kelly2, Mr Jason  Warnock1 1Metro North Health, Brisbane, Australia, 2Children’s Health Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Background: Metro North Health (MNH) and Children’s Health Queensland (CHQ) are dedicated...
  • May 14, 2021
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Mrs Michelle Elwell1, Mr Darren Deves1 1Australian Indigenous Healthinfonet, 2 Bradford Street, Mount Lawley, Australia The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (HealthInfoNet) aims to contribute to ‘closing the gap’ in health between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians by...
  • May 14, 2021
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Mrs Susan Bostock1, Ms Selena West1, Fiona Coll1, Chilton Yarran1, Carol Watson1 1Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia Background: Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) is a tertiary teaching hospital located in the Central Business District of Perth City.  Annually, there are approximately...
  • May 14, 2021
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Ms Nakita Stephens1 1Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander infants currently have one of the highest rates of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) and infant death of any population in a developed nation. Prompt initiation of...
  • May 14, 2021
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Mrs Ashley Potgieter1 1The Institute For Urban Indigenous Health, Brisbane, Australia Background: Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has long been recognised as a valuable tool to engage clients and provide physical, social and emotional outcomes. AAT can help clients with supporting...
  • April 3, 2019
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Sharon Woods1 1Mackay Hospital & Health Service, It is well known that there exists a gap in health equality between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.  With higher rates than non-indigenous Australians of chronic disease, morbidity and...
  • April 3, 2019
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Mrs Jenny Kirby1,2, Professor Ann Bonner1,3,4,5, Dr Louise Purtell1,3 1Kidney Health Service, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 2Social Work Department, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 3School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 4NHMRC Centre...
  • April 3, 2019
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