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Government's need to urgently invest the same amount of funding that has resulted in improvement in the supply and distribution of GPs in rural, regional and remote areas to the allied health professions.

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Conference delegates confirm our commitment for urgent and comprehensive action to Close The Gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and well-being.
- We are alarmed that Rheumatic Heart Disease is entirely preventable but it remains the greatest cause of cardiovascular disease... more

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Rural health professional wellbeing and self-care through coordinated support and networks should be encouraged. Especially in times of natural disaster: www.ruralhealthtogether.info is one example

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This comment comes from the ngo sector. We need sustainable funding commitment from govt that is longer than 12months. It is extremely difficult to attract an retain a rural workforce under these circumstances let alone make an impact on the complex health issues. We must have at least a 3-5... more

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Our community - the work we do has the ability to profoundly change the health and well-being of our communities, our postcode should not determine our health and well-being status

Implement mechanisms that give control back to LOCAL communities across rural Australia to make Local... more

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The use of Telehealth and digital health is a game changer for access in rural communities. However we need to intergrate this modality within rural health services so that it adds value and doesn’t replace rural workforce because it is the easier path

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Move beyond single disease frameworks. We're talking about rural health not disease.

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Support for nursing and allied health students to undertake rural placements should be matched with that of medical students. Currently there is substantial financial and social support for medical students to complete rural placements, but very little exists for other health disciplines. This... more

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Recognise and act upon the Uluru Statement of the Heart with an understanding that the ongoing effects of colonisation are connected with a number of social determinants of health.

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To take a national approach to support Aboriginal Health Practitioners (AHPs) to become independent immunisation providers through culturally appropriate training, to deliver immunisation programs within their communities.
2. To support AHP immunisation providers workforce to ensure best... more

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the first 2000 days are all important in shaping the lives of our children from conception to old age. Resources for them shared across all agencies to support their needs will reap massive dividends.

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To support and encourage sector-wide attention and integration of the National Rural Health Conference’s key recommendations that mechanisms to -
A) profile / deposit / share successes and challenges against the conference recommendations be activated and
B) that future Conference’s... more

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The Government must endorse the Uluru Statement from the heart -to address discrimination racism and recognise our history and importance of First People's knowledge i health and wellbeing recommendation from the determinants of health preconference workshop

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All mainstream health services (including GP practices) should be required to make changes to be culturally safe and welcoming. This should be included in their accreditation and any government funding to the services. There should be specific government funding programs available for services... more

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Aboriginal health workers are a key delivers of comprehensive primary health care.They need recognition for their knowledge,need career pathways and workforce support.

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National Telehealth capability will be a key enabler for future health models and requires continued investment in affordable mobile connectivity and adequate bandwidth for rural and remote communities

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We need more funded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healthcare Practitoner positions to assist with hospital discharge and transition to communities.

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Support the sustainable uptake of telehealth services through inclusion of medicare item numbers for telehealth consultations. This should extend beyond specialists to include GPs, NPs and Allied Health Professionals.

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All health workers have the right to a safe and non-violent workplace.

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Advocate for enhanced Medicare billing items for nurses working in primary healthcare to assist with making the nurse led clinics self sustaining. Nurses working with communities improve access and change lives.

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