The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) is the peak professional body for nurses working in primary health care. APNA champions the role of primary health care nurses; to advance professional recognition, ensure workforce sustainability, nurture leadership in health, and optimise the role of nurses in patient-centred care.
First Languages Australia Director Paul Paton and teacher Fay Stewart-Muir explain their plan to use music to teach children "sleeping" Indigenous Australian languages that haven't been spoken for decades.
The nature of working in remote locations in the Northern Territory means that patients may present with different symptoms than in urban-based locations. We created these modules to increase awareness about Indigenous health and educate those who are preparing to work, or interested in working in Indigenous communities.
New South Wales GP Dr Kate Kalloniatis counts herself as very fortunate in her chosen profession, particularly in her current role at the Awabakal Aboriginal Primary Health Care Centre in Newcastle. Read her full story as featured in Good Practice Magazine (Issue 6 - June 2016. Page 22-2) and how her work with us supported her dream to continue making a difference in Indigenous communities.
The RAHC eLearning module suite is moving to a new and improved Learning Management System with effect from 01 July 2016. The new upgrade will also allow us to build upon our current module suite in a shorter timeframe and include new content such as voiceovers and increased video content.
Associate Professor John Boffa and Ms Donna Ah Chee from Central Australia Aboriginal Congress (CAAC or Congress) have made an enormous contribution to reducing the harms of alcohol and improving early childhood outcomes for Aboriginal children. They have been recognised by the Australian Medical Association (AMA) with its Excellence in Healthcare Award for 2016.
The NT Health Minister John Elferink officially opened the refurbished Papunya and Titjikala Health Clinics.
Papuyna’s $2.76 million upgrades include a separate male and female waiting room and a state-of-the-art emergency room. Titjkala’s $2.59 million upgrades include an ambulance bay and a new purpose-built renal room.