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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 …

A new initiative is set to help improve medication management in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Equitable access and effective use of medicine is critical to closing the gap …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at the health system barriers faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians One of the recommendations listed in the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health …

The Australian Medical Association says it is pleased to see some improvement in a number of key indicators for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, but warns that a long-term …

The gap in health that leads to lower life expectancy and poorer health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can be tracked from birth and early childhood, according …

It is becoming increasingly clear that a number of the ‘Closing the Gap’ targets will not be met, according to a Productivity Commission report released today. The Council of Australian …

A Joint Position Paper calling for improvements in the Closing The Gap (CTG) PBS Co-payment measure was signed between the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and the Pharmacy Guild …

The Pharmacy Guild supports the Prime Minister’s statement today that while there has been some improvement on Closing the Gap, there is much more to be done. Community pharmacy continues …

As the Close the Gap report is tabled in Parliament today, the Heart Foundation’s Leader on Aboriginal Health, Vicki Wade is joining in the call for Government to stay the …