14 NRHC Recommendations

Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
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The HPV self sampling Program is amazing.
The Government needs to pay attention to the outcomes and findings and not listen to practitioners who think their income will be hurt by this approach - don't restrict it - adopt and continue funding for a Program that works and funding ends June... more

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Theme: Advocacy and Policy, Chronic disease management and prevention
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
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All rural health services ensure research is included in the operational plans of health facilities, work units and specialist teams.

Why - Rural research is strategically desired, but missing from operational plans, meaning it's not reported and therefore not done.
Who - Local... more

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Theme: Health management and policy, Health system reform
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Collaborative partnerships with Hospital and Health Services and the Australian Dental Association in consultation with domestic violence services to develop clear guidelines on documentation and referral pathways for dentists in each State or Territory

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Theme: Oral health, Professional Development, Learning and Education, Research
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That all health service providers respond appropriately to their staff who may be affected by domestic and family violence in a supportive and confidential manner

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Theme: Workforce
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That researches engage with local communities, build capacity within the local community to conduct the research, and ensuring there are positive outcomes as a result of the research.

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Child and Youth health & Paediatrics, Consumer engagement, Mental health and wellbeing, Primary health and promotion, Research, Social determinants of health
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
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The Federal government make more Telehealth item numbers available for Telehealth particularly for GPs delivering remotely to ACCHOs

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Theme: Telehealth, eHealth and Connectivity
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Recommendation 1. Patient Travel Savings made by implementing Telehealth in the community controlled health sector - the state government should return a significant percentage of the funds back to the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation so those funds can be used for employing... more

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Theme: Telehealth, eHealth and Connectivity
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
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We need to develop a training pathway for local community people to retain knowledge of their Telehealth systems and create careers in health not only clinically based but administrative.

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Health system reform, Professional Development, Learning and Education, Telehealth, eHealth and Connectivity
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Ongoing and expanded support for allied health rural generalists training program.

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Theme: Professional Development, Learning and Education, Workforce
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NRHA should lead, develop and host an online network for rural and remote NDIS stakeholders, organisations and providers across Australia to share insights and experiences about developing models of business, service and care in rural and remote communities where we will share many similar... more

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Theme: Disability care, Primary health and promotion, Professional Development, Learning and Education, Telehealth, eHealth and Connectivity, Workforce
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Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
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Training on Sex and Gender diversity aimed at medical health professionals, tackling safe ways to engage, support including inclusive use of language and terminology.

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Theme: Culturally and sexually diverse communities
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
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Creating a LGBTI specific health care service aimed at the transgender community. As suggested by Jill Davidson, a 24/7 anonymous hotline for practitioners and gender diverse clients to engage and seek support. Funded by the federal government or PHN.

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Theme: Culturally and sexually diverse communities
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That the NRHA promote research to formally validate the benefits of culturally competent health services to facilitate movement towards formal standards being set in this area for health provider organisations

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
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That Marriage Equality is endorsed and promoted to the federal government by the rural heal alliance.

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Theme: Advocacy and Policy, Culturally and sexually diverse communities, Mental health and wellbeing
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That allied health services be considered for inclusion in the new remote primary care model being mooted under mbs reforms

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Theme: Workforce
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
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That federal,state and territory governments identify an implementation framework that enables local partnership across health care providers and communities in delivering truly integrated healthcare, focused on promotion of health and wellbeing and primary prevention. The key enablers of this... more

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Theme: Advocacy and Policy
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
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The recommendation is that The Minister for Health, with the Minister of Indigenous Affairs develop a closer relationship between the arts and health to improve social cohesion and connectivity which results in an increase in self -esteem for indigenous communities.

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
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We need a concise summary of indicators about rural health. The summary is to help our advocates make an evidence based, apolitical and logical case for improved support for the health of the 30 percent of the Australian population that is rural..

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Theme: Advocacy and Policy
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We call upon The Government to support Ferdy's Haven Rehabilitation Aboriginal Corporation Palm Island to be resourced to provide a more comprehensive and strengths-based service to Palm Island people.

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Theme: Smoking, drugs and alcohol
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
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Indigenous youth receive greater support to acquire culturally appropriate research skills as the next generation of decision makers in Indigenous communities.

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Theme: Child and Youth health & Paediatrics