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Clinical guidelines

National guide to a preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Second edition

Acknowledgements

The National guide to a preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, second edition,is a collaborative effort of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Project management

Dr Sophie Couzos, Public Health Medical Officer, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
Ms Lauren Cordwell, Manager, the RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Clinical editor

Dr David Peiris, The George Institute for Global Health, on behalf of NACCHO, Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation

Project coordination

Ms Jill Dixon, National Advisor, the RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Ms Nikola Merzliakov, Projects and Community Relationships Coordinator, the RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Editorial committee

Dr David Peiris, Dr Sophie Couzos and Dr Tim Senior

Authors

Dr Penny Abbott, Aboriginal Medical Service Western Sydney
Professor Anne Chang, Menzies School of Health Research
Dr Justin Coleman, Inala Indigenous Health Service
Dr Sophie Couzos, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
Dr Emma Fitzsimons, Danila Dilba Health Service
Dr Gabrielle Hall, locum general practitioner, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services
Dr Jenny James, Aboriginal Medical Service Western Sydney
Dr Nadia Lusis, Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
Dr Sandra Meihubers, dental public health consultant
Dr Jacki Mein, Apunipima Cape York Health Council
Dr Annapurna Nori, Nunkuwarrin Yunti
Dr David Peiris, The George Institute for Global Health, on behalf of NACCHO, Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation
Dr Eileen Rafter, Wuchopperen Health Service
Dr Tim Senior, Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation
Professor Tim Usherwood, University of Sydney
Dr Nicolette de Zoete, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council

Reviewers

The following people and organisations contributed information that was used in the National guide to a preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and/or reviewed various drafts of this publication which were addressed by authors and the Editorial Committee.

Expert reviewers

Professor Bruce Armstrong
Professor David Atkinson
Professor Malcolm Battersby  
Dr Alex Brown
Professor Jonathan Carapetis  
Associate Professor Wendy Cavilla
Dr Vijenti Chandra
Professor Anne Chang
Professor Stephen Colagiuri
Associate Professor Kate Conigrave
Mrs Patricia Delaney
Dr Elizabeth Denney-Wilson
Professor Gregory Dore
Dr Ben Ewald
Dr Hasantha Gunesekara
Dr Rowena Ivers
Dr Warren Jennings
Associate Professor Amanda Leach
Dr Dina LoGiudice
Dr Vivienne Manessis
Associate Professor Peter Morris
Professor Kaye Roberts-Thomson
Professor Sherry Saggers
Dr Steven Skov
Professor Hugh Taylor
Associate Professor David Thomas
Associate Professor Mark Thomas  
Professor Andrew Tonkin
Mr James Ward

Organisational reviewers

Professor David Atkinson, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council
Professor Bob Batey, Australasian Society for HIV Medicine
Dr Stephen Carbone, Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
Dr Sophie Couzos, NACCHO
Mr William Darbishire, The Australian Lung Foundation
Mr Brian Dooley, Heart Support Australia
Editorial Committee. Queensland Health, Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (Queensland Section) and Apunipima Cape York Health Council. Chronic Disease Guidelines. 3rd edition, 2010
Editorial Committee. Queensland Health, Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (Queensland Section). Primary Clinical Care Manual. 7th edition, 2011
Healthcare and Education Committee, Diabetes Australia
Dr Robert Grenfell, National Heart Foundation of Australia
Professor David Johnson, Caring for Australasians with Renal Impairment
Dr Erin Lalor, National Stroke Foundation and National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance
Associate Professor Tim Mathew, Kidney Health Australia
Dr Liz Moore, Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory
Ms Paula Murray, Asthma Foundation
Dr Cathy Pell, Australasian Society for HIV Medicine
Professor David Roder, Cancer Council Australia
Ms Janet Struber, Central Australian Rural Practitioners Association
Dr Katie Panaretto, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council

Adult and child preventive health lifecycle charts

Ms Nikola Merzliakov, the RACGP

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Project Reference Group

The following people participated in Project Reference Group meetings to direct the implementation of the project:

Ms Dea Delaney Thiele (chair), NACCHO
Ms Donna Ah Chee (chair), NACCHO
Dr Sophie Couzos, NACCHO
Dr David Peiris, The George Institute for Global Health on behalf of NACCHO
Associate Professor Brad Murphy, the RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Professor Mark Harris, University of New South Wales
Dr Joy Eshpeter, Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Dr Kerryn Coleman, Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Dr Nadia Lusis, Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
Dr John Daniels, Redfern Aboriginal Medical Service
Dr Jiri Rada, the RACGP Foundation
Professor David Atkinson, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service Council and Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
Ms Lauren Cordwell, the RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Ms Jill Dixon, the RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Ms Nikola Merzliakov, the RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Endorsement and support

NACCHO and the RACGP acknowledge the following:

Ms Donna Ah Chee (Chief Executive Officer, NACCHO)
Ms Dea Thiele (former Chief Executive Officer, NACCHO)
Mr Justin Mohamed (Chair, NACCHO)
NACCHO Board of Directors
The RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Board
The RACGP National Standing Committee – Quality Care
The RACGP Council
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

NACCHO and the RACGP acknowledge the contribution made by the following RACGP staff:

Ms Jill Dixon, National Advisor, National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Ms Helen Bolger-Harris, Manager, Clinical Improvement Unit
Mr Stephan Groombridge, Program Manager, Quality Care
Ms Nikola Merzliakov, Projects and Community Relationships Coordinator, National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Ms Denese Warmington, Managing Editor, Publications Unit
Mr Jason Farrugia, Senior Graphic Designer, Publications Unit
Ms Morgan Liotta, Production Coordinator, Publications Unit

Sponsors

The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

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