Bring back Health Workforce Australia - or at least some enduring mechanism that brings Health, Higher Education, government (states and Commonwealth) and others together for workforce planning relevant to areas (like rural) and settings (like aged care, primary care etc) of need.
Limited Licence radiographers facilitate the performing of certain investigations in our smaller, more remote communities. They save time and money that would otherwise be spent transporting patients to larger centres for what are often only fairly minor investigations. We recommend the... more
In keeping with the Continence Foundation of Australia's strategy, we recommend the provision of tools and incentivised education for the rural health workforce, to the support the very significant proportion of Australian men and women who suffer from incontinence.
That the National Rural Health Alliance develops an 'equity impact assessment' methodology similar to that used by the Heart Foundation in order to assess and report on policy announcements, relevant funding announcements and election promises by politicians and governments.
Providing effective and comprehensive care for older people is complex. A new approach to remunerating GPs for providing services in RACFs required. Bundled payment acknowledging cost of providing comprehensive care both in and out of hours.