Practice resources and guidelines


The RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health offers a range of resources and guidelines to support your practice and quality care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 

MBS guide for GPs working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and primary care teams

This guide is intended to be used by GPs providing care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It includes MBS items commonly used in general practice, as well as items used by other health professionals such as allied health providers and nurse practitioners.

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MBS guide for other medical practitioners working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and primary care teams

This guide is intended to be used by other medical practitioners (OMPs) providing care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It includes MBS items commonly used by OMPs, as well as items used by other health professionals such as allied health providers and nurse practitioners.

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Identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australian general practice
Improving health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

Ensure that your practice is asking all patients about identification.
Download the Five Steps resources for further information. 
Identification position statement
 

Clinical audit - identification: This audit aims to identify, with the use of existing medical record software, the proportion of patients who have been recorded as being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin and enable a review of the accuracy of these records.

NACCHO-RACGP Good practice tables
Consider whether your practice is culturally safe and whether any improvements could be made.

Download the NACCHO RACGP Good practice tables to find out how 
NACCHO/RACGP Project Resources Hub

National guide to a preventative health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

A practical resource for best practice preventative healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Interpretive guide to the RACGP standards


Explaining the Standards in a meaningful way for Aboriginal community controlled health services

An introduction to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health cultural protocols and perspectives

This document provides a guide to appropriate and respectful behaviour with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

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