Comprehensive primary health care

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

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On behalf of rural and remote Australian’s we need urgent commitment from Government and health sector stakeholders to invest in new and innovative primary health care models to address health inequities and strengthen primary health service sustainability.

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Comprehensive primary health care requires adequate funding to reduce the long term health cost of acute care. Investing in acute health care does not improve long term health outcomes.

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Give rural Australians a fair share of access to primary health care according to their needs and not according to where they live.

Given the facts and evidence, the National Rural Health Alliance and its partners need to advocate for unrestricted Medicare rebates for primary health care... more

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In order to improve oral health outcomes where there is greatest need strategies such as training in place should be supported and funded

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Service hubs providing access to maternal health, early childhood education, justice, Centrelink, etc. To build trust and resilience in communities.

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Primary care services in rural and remote communities are fragmented. Government needs to take immediate action to develop a pooled funding models which maximizes the value of MBS streams,state funding resources and PHN commissioned funds to create comprehensive primary health care services... more

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Communities to establish place-based planetary health teams.
These could be led by First Nations people where possible, and guided by a range of health professionals, to enhance the health and wellbeing of people and their local, regional and global environment. Teams would learn together... more

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Oral health is an important part of health and well-being. Cost is a major deterrent ( see Grattan report) recommendation - add at least oral health therapy services to Medicare funded services now

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The implementation of a systems-based approach to osteoporosis identification and management. This includes: the development of a standardised osteoporosis diagnosis and management protocol in Australian hospitals and in the primary healthcare setting; the designation of a Fracture Liaison... more

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Proactively utilise the Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Health Direct Service to support rural and remote communities, with State Governments taking a lead to make this happen.

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