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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health


A doctor has been fined $30,000 but avoided suspension after he made serious errors diagnosing a patient, and she later died The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and the Medical …

Hospital doctors will now be able to write Close The Gap scripts – but hospital pharmacies are still left out of the scheme An announcement by the Commonwealth Department of …

Nearly a third of survey respondents were unaware of their eligibility for free influenza vaccination, and more than half believed the vaccine could cause flu Researchers from the University of …

Health authorities are asking people who attended last weekend’s Black Lives Matter rally in Melbourne to take measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 The Victorian Aboriginal Controlled Health Organisation …

NACCHO has advised on several recent changes to improve how ACCHO clients can receive medicines reviews In a COVID-19 NACCHO Medicines and Pharmacy Update, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Differences in stroke risk and cardiovascular mortality for Aboriginal and other Australian patients with atrial fibrillation Stroke risk and …

Indigenous doctors warn that racism will cost lives, after a man was denied coronavirus testing and told it was only for “real Aborigines” The Australian Indigenous Doctors Association has issued …

Managing medications is crucial for Aboriginal Australians with chronic disease, writes Amy Page More Aboriginal Australians are living to greater ages. This means that problems of suboptimal prescribing for chronic …

Australia’s first registered pharmacist who is Aboriginal has spoken about the importance of helping First Nations Peoples feel valued and included in health care Associate Professor Faye McMillan, the 2019 …

The SHPA has strengthened its commitment to improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians through a dedicated Specialty Practice stream The new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander …

The Guild and NACCHO say that regardless of which party forms Government after May 18, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health must be a priority Polices and strategies to help …

From the small town of Trangie to a network of like-minded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals, it’s community that’s been at the heart of Faye McMillan’s work Associate …