Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

The latest Issues Brief from the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research Summer Scholarship Program has outlined the need for institutional change in hospitals to reduce rates of Aboriginal and...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has urged health leaders and organisations around the country to pledge their commitment to work with community leaders to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, on Close the Gap...

Some of remote Queensland’s key health industry leaders and professionals converged on Mount Isa’s Ibis Styles in November 2015 for the launch of longstanding healthcare provider North and West Remote Health’s (NWRH) Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and...

Health care in rural and remote communities in Queensland, and particularly for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, is now more accessible than ever before thanks to a large increase in the number of Outreach health services delivered over the...

Many rural and remote locations in Western Australia do not have adequate access to comprehensive medical care. Patients are often required to travel long distances to attend specialist consultations in regional centres, resulting in a high level of...

Ready to launch their dental health careers, 18 Aboriginal students from across NSW recently graduated from the Aboriginal Dental Assistant Trainee program which is boosting the Aboriginal dental workforce in regional areas. NSW Health Statewide...

The release today of the Australian Burden of Disease Study: Fatal burden of disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2010 , highlights the need to better address disparities faced by Indigenous heart attack patients and the importance of...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is marking today’s National Close the Gap Day by urging the Commonwealth to use the 2015 Budget to reaffirm its commitment to overcoming the inequitable health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres...

While only limited progress in closing the gap has been reported in the 2015 Close the Gap Progress and Priorities Report, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) welcomes the report recommendations and urges the Government to take...

Commissioning cardiac primary care services

The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) have been working with selected Medicare Locals to develop a framework for effective commissioning of cardiac care services in

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