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.
* This is a Delegate Recommendation

Collaborative partnerships with Hospital and Health Services and the Australian Dental Association in consultation with domestic violence services to develop clear guidelines on documentation and referral pathways for dentists in each State or Territory

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Theme: Oral health, Professional Development, Learning and Education, 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

All rural health services ensure research is included in the operational plans of health facilities, work units and specialist teams.

Why - Rural research is strategically desired, but missing from operational plans, meaning it's not reported and therefore not done.
Who - Local... more

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Theme: Health management and policy, Health system reform
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 our leaders and funding providers to ensure community consultation and ownership of health programs and initiatives as to ensure their successes and ensure that community support is seeken in a culturally specific and safe way

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, 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

Facilitate locums for artists with a proven track record in arts and health to spend time with other practitioners of similar standing so that knowledge and experience is shared directly for mutual benefit and to spread and adopt successful models of practice.

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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

We call on the Government, education departments and NRHA work to implement a standardised health education program in Australian primary and secondary schools. This is intended to educate school students on health careers, what different health professionals do and methods of maintaining own... more

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Theme: 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

That Rural GPs have the opportunity to apply for funding grants to complete an initial FPS-ST course , and to complete one FPS-CPD event (six hours online or face to face) per triennium after that, to maintain their accreditation as “level 2” mental health providers.

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Theme: 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

Indigenous youth receive greater support to acquire culturally appropriate research skills as the next generation of decision makers in Indigenous communities.

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Theme: Child and Youth health & Paediatrics
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 upon The Government to support Ferdy's Haven Rehabilitation Aboriginal Corporation Palm Island to be resourced to provide a more comprehensive and strengths-based service to Palm Island people.

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Theme: Smoking, drugs and alcohol
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 need to develop a training pathway for local community people to retain knowledge of their Telehealth systems and create careers in health not only clinically based but administrative.

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Health system reform, Professional Development, Learning and Education, 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

We need a concise summary of indicators about rural health. The summary is to help our advocates make an evidence based, apolitical and logical case for improved support for the health of the 30 percent of the Australian population that is rural..

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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

Recommendation 1. Patient Travel Savings made by implementing Telehealth in the community controlled health sector - the state government should return a significant percentage of the funds back to the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation so those funds can be used for employing... more

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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

The Federal government make more Telehealth item numbers available for Telehealth particularly for GPs delivering remotely to ACCHOs

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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

Ensure that there is CD management for Allied Health Referrals to he means tested. Some medical centres are referring inappropriately.

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Theme: 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

That the NRHA promote research to formally validate the benefits of culturally competent health services to facilitate movement towards formal standards being set in this area for health provider organisations

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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

The RACGP FPS-ST online course is a model of learning that is proven to work and provides the accessibility and flexibility of training delivery that is so important for rural and remote GPs. it is recommended that this model is replicated for broader application to a range of rural advanced... more

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Theme: Mental health and wellbeing, 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

The Arts intrinsically provide health benefits through connecting people and opening conversations alongside the well documented physical and psychological benefits of art forms such as singing and dancing. This conference has identified an urgent need to respect, include, collaborate and... more

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Theme: Arts and Health, Consumer engagement, 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

We call on our leaders, funding providers and project initiators to allow time for proper planning including scoping and evaluation as to ensure their success. We ask them to allow our communities, particularly those in indigenous communities the opportunity to choose their projects and give... more

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Advocacy and Policy, Health management 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

NRHA should lead, develop and host an online network for rural and remote NDIS stakeholders, organisations and providers across Australia to share insights and experiences about developing models of business, service and care in rural and remote communities where we will share many similar... more

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Theme: Disability care, Primary health and promotion, Professional Development, Learning and Education, Telehealth, eHealth and Connectivity, 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 Concurrent Session Recommendation

Research protocols and ethical guidelines for research with remote Aboriginal communities should require research funding bodies and external researchers to:
Be responsive to the research needs identified by the communities

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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

Ongoing and expanded support for allied health rural generalists training program.

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Theme: Professional Development, Learning and Education, Workforce