For information and advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19) response supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, please visit the NACCHO COVID-19 site.
Guidance for healthcare teams to support COVID-19 prevention and management
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created a rapidly changing health policy environment. This page contains recommendations to support healthcare teams in prevention and management of COVID-19 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
For more information click here.
Primary healthcare that is accessible, effective and valued by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Where does your practice sit on the continuum of culturally responsive primary healthcare?
Are you at the beginning of your journey?
Are you providing great care and would like to continue to improve the quality of MBS Item 715 health checks and follow up?
This site contains resources to support your practice.
2020 webinar series
‘I can see clearly now’: Good experiences and great health outcomes through effective, culturally safe primary healthcare.
Three evening webinars:
- How to get the most out of our new resources with your practice team - Watch webinar
- Case study – working together to achieve great health outcomes – Watch webinar
- Stepping through new MBS Item 715 health check templates to support quality health checks and effective follow up – Watch webinar
Hear from your GP colleague – Dr Mark Wenitong
Adjunct Assoc Prof Mark Wenitong is from the Kabi Kabi tribal group of South Queensland. He is the Senior Medical Advisor at Apunipima Cape York Health Council. In this video Mark provides practical advice for mainstream general practice teams on how to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and why effective MBS Item 715 health checks are an important part of primary healthcare.
Resources to support general practice teams
Resources to support your practice team to take practical actions to build or strengthen culturally responsive primary healthcare
access our resources
Annual health check
Resources to support quality annual health checks for all age groups and effective follow up
health check resources
RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
Visit the RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health webpage for further information about the Faculty
visit our faculty
NACCHO RACGP National guide
Supporting best practice preventive healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
naccho racgp national guide