14NRHC 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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A proposal that the National Rural Health Alliance develops a statement of position that acknowledges the science of climate change and observes that anthropogenic contribution to climate change encompasses the inevitable link between human activity and degradation of the environment. In... more

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Food security, diet and nutrition, Funding and Health Economics, Health management and policy, Primary health and promotion, Social determinants of health
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

The Commonwealth Department of Health plan for the expansion of the Regional Training Hubs to include professions other than medicine

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Theme: Workforce
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

“We call on the Commonwealth Government, via NBN Co, to develop and implement as soon as possible a rural and remote telecommunications strategy to ensure that rural and remote Australians can effectively participate in the global, digital environment.”

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Theme: Telehealth, eHealth and Connectivity
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

That all state governments commit that expenditure of 1% of rural health service budgets be quarantined for direct rural health research conducted by rurally based researchers in rural locations

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Theme: Research
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

This is a recommendation from the pre-conference workshop - 'Rural and remote workforce sustainability, is it possible?'

We call on the Federal Government to support rural and remote nurses and midwives to have access to postgraduate education and continuing professional... more

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Theme: Advocacy and Policy, Professional Development, Learning and Education, Workforce
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

Progressively add an artist (ie a proven community arts and cultural development (CALD) skilled practitioner) to Primary Health Network teams nationally so that arts become embedded into multidisciplinary teams as core across the country ie embed the arts into more health care services

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Theme: Arts and Health
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

the recommendation is that all state health ministers add for the use of any medical buildings health budget monies to insure that local and communities artists are employed to design artwork that is reflective of the community within which the building sits and that artwork is to be... more

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Theme: Arts and Health
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

That the Commonwealth Government add a justice target to Closing the Gap

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

Need locally appropriate planning of programs to facilitate cultural connection incorporating cultural wisdom to build trust between communities and allied health teams. Aboriginal health officers crucial to this
Collaboration between all involved government sectors, such as allied health... more

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Professional Development, Learning and Education
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

Action to address social determinants of health must be reflected in all final conference recommendations produced; poverty and social inequality undermine efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities in rural and remote Australia.

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Theme: Social determinants of health
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

Create a national network of arts and health practitioners (with community arts and cultural development skills) who can 'meet' and 'share' online as well as come together at the biennial NRHA conference as a separate focus group to discuss what works and what doesn't, with a view to sharing... more

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Theme: Arts and Health
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

I call on the National Rural Health Alliance to advocate for mandatory places within specialty training colleges to be set aside for doctors commited to work in rural areas once their specialty training has been completed. This needs to include training time of more than six months to be spent... more

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Theme: Advocacy and Policy
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

That the NRHA adopt rural health research capacity building as a key area of focus for the National Rural Health Strategy

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Comments: 1
Theme: Research
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

From 13th National Rural Health Conference:
"agree and implement a co-ordinated national approach to screening and early intervention programs for children that includes a nationwide, standardised school-readiness screening program"
This needs to be revisited, why was the... more

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Theme: Child and Youth health & Paediatrics, Eye and Ear health, Oral health, Primary health and promotion
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

This is a recommendation from the pre-conference workshop - 'Rural and remote workforce sustainability, is it possible?'

We call on the National Rural Health Alliance to develop a principle based toolkit for community welcome and engagement for health professionals new to a... more

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Comments: 2
Theme: Advocacy and Policy, Consumer engagement, Health and Safety, Social determinants of health, Workforce
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

Consider funding collaboration with Aboriginal artists to foster enhanced cultural awareness for health professionals with flow ons such as a kids book about the project and production of a film documenting the project.

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Arts and Health, Funding and Health Economics, Professional Development, Learning and Education
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

Strong interactive bond and responsive interaction extremely important for developing infants to be able to develop normal social relationships
Need to raise awareness and give education to parents and society

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Theme: Child and Youth health & Paediatrics, Maternal health, Mental health and wellbeing
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

We call on state and federal governments to stop regionalisation of health services in the bush and move to reestablish local ownership models that promote collaboration as the mechanism to assist communities control service design, delivery and development to its citizens.
Rural... more

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Comments: 2
Theme: Advocacy and Policy, Funding and Health Economics, Health and Safety, Health management and policy, Social determinants of health
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

There is now clear and growing evidence of the value of the arts in providing access to groups and communities to profound information, and change of behaviour. Recommend that Commonwealth Health Department establish an arts and health program to deliver grant based funding at a regional level... more

4 people like this recommendation
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Comments: 1
Theme: Arts and Health
Recommendation TypesDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
Submitted Paper Recommendations are submitted by Conference speakers.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

In an effort to improve the lives of the most vulnerable children, more of whom live in rural and remote areas, All Jurisdictions should mandate an " effect on rural children" lens on new policy. This would be particularly important in areas as diverse as education, Heath, justice,... more

4 people like this recommendation
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Theme: Child and Youth health & Paediatrics, Health management and policy, Health system reform, Maternal health