14th NRHC 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, training and supporting more local people on community e.g. a Telehealth Coordinators, Indigenous Animal Health Care coordinators, Indigenous environmental health officers.

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It it suggested that at least 50% of patient travel savings be returned to the ACCHO for their use to improve services for their community