Uncategorized

Mrs Brenda Birch1 1CRANAplus, Wonga, VIC   If you’ve ever spent any time with the remote Australian health workforce, you will very quickly conclude that they are some of the most resilient, inspiring and committed people you’ve ever met. But...
  • June 5, 2018
Read More
In Australia, the planning and delivery of maternity services is a State and Territory responsibility, with the Commonwealth playing an important role in providing national direction and coordinating efforts to improve care and outcomes. Significant progress in improving Australian maternity...
  • June 5, 2018
Read More
Jacklyn Favretti   The unique experiences and stories held by rural and remote nurses and midwives provide invaluable insight into the challenges of primary health care in the environments they live and work. Through a dialectical sharing of personal nursing...
  • June 5, 2018
Read More
Robyn Williams   The author’s PhD research into the above question led to the development of a conceptual framework outlining the key components of preparedness and mediating factors. These components include: 1. Core Attributes (background, upbringing, personality, making sense of...
  • June 5, 2018
Read More
Robby Chibawe   Introduction: Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Services (PAMS) provides primary health care to the Martu people of the Western Australian Desert communities of Jigalong, Cotton Creek, Punmu and Kunawarritji. These are very remote communities accessible by dirt roads. Jigalong...
  • June 5, 2018
Read More
Anne-Marie Scully   Kowanyama PHCC had to rethink its nurse workforce; pose the question “what is in the best interest of the communities?” So in Kowanyama we identified the need for a transformative nursing workforce because we were not meeting...
  • June 5, 2018
Read More
Andrew Hughes   Introduction The Nursing and Midwifery Exchange Program is an innovative workforce program. NMEP inspires candidates to try different areas and arms aspiring leaders with the skills required to lead. NMEP journeys our workforce to different places; both...
  • June 5, 2018
Read More
Dr Felicity Croker1 1James Cook University, Cairns, Australia   The Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) at James Cook University (JCU) was established in 2009 as a socially accountable program with the mission to address the population health needs and workforce...
  • June 5, 2018
Read More
Ms Emma Bugden1,2, Ms Jessie Anderson3 1Flinders University, Alice Springs, Australia, 2Menzies School of Health Research, Alice Springs, Australia 3Centre for Remote Health, ALICE SPRINGS   In response to the challenge of recruiting a nursing workforce to provide care in remote...
  • June 5, 2018
Read More
Ms Diana Mosca1 1Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia, Darwin, Australia   Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia (RHDAustralia) is funded under the Australian Government’s Rheumatic Fever Strategy to support the control of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in Australia. The aim of this hotspot...
  • June 5, 2018
Read More