Invest in data and quality of data that allows you to look critically at your service to make the necessary improvements.
We now have a new National Oral Health Plan but it is not funded outside business as usual. At the very least, lets lobby for a Nationally funded Oral Health Promotion campaign to increase oral health literacy among children, carers and adults generally. This campaign needs to include simple... more
It would be very useful for there to be a compilation of the information that has been colleected and recorded about community cultural, and parenting practices to better inform health and other professionals in their interactions with individuals from adn within community. A central website... more
Together everyone achieves more
We know that the social determinants of health are just that, the conditions under which a child lives their life which contribute to good or poor health. We know this. All organisations appear to foster a commitment to improve children's experience through... more
Have more ambition, transform not just improve. Standardise paediatric approaches and models nationally while allowing space for what works locally (in general, more national standardisation, as a guide not a directive).
A National Outcome Declaration needs to be made by the Federal Government and implemented on School Readiness. Eg Every Child in Australia will have their fundamental physical and developmental needs addressed to allow them to be "school ready".
Grow Your Own Local Workforce
Provide opportunities for engagement with health career pathways for rural and remote high school students, including those at boarding schools from a least year 10. ie work experience, traineeships in all sectors of the health workforce. This early exposure... more
Support Healthcare professional's capacity to care for child in a place of there own choosing.
Provide Local Healthcare providers the specialist Pediatric Palliative Care Education through Pop up training sessions.
Congress recommends that all health staff involved in the care of children and young people be educated in basic life support, using programs such as Simulation Training in Resuscitation for Kids (SToRK)
A national digital platform for health record sharing between providers would expedite access and intervention. It would provide safe reliable transfer of patient information and allow for appropriate referrals to available services. It would allow all participants in a patients journey access... more
The utilization of telehealth for Pediatric Palliative Care, for the benefit of the child, family, community and clinicians both local and external to enhance and empower the support process.
Live longer and better with Palliative care.
A national website structured around helping families identify health network pathways that exist.
Ie - if your child has a speech development problem ... These are the professionals who can help you.
A site which doesn't expect the individual to know what they need for appropriate... more
Significant advances in medical technology over the last few decades have happily led to the increased survival of many children with complex cardiac, congenital, metabolic, neurodegenerative, malignant and other potentially life-limiting conditions, who may otherwise not have survived under... more
ONE FRAMEWORK for the health of all Australian Children.
Care documents, guidelines and frameworks need to be Standardized across Australia.
We need to stop re-inventing the wheel and work towards a common goal.