We are seeking interest from Aboriginal people to be part of our working group. We want to ensure Aboriginal people are empowered partners who contribute to research that meets local and national health priorities and needs. We also hope that the working group will increase research ownership by the Aboriginal community and ensure research findings get to the right people to make a difference. Read More
Rural Health West and the WA Centre for RuralHealth are offering a fully funded rural vocational experience for first or second year students.The experience will focus on learning about interprofessional rural practice in Geraldton and will include a visit to the Mt Magnet community,health service visits, simulation education opportunites and clinical observation. Register hereRead More
Our team, in partnership with UWA and the WA Heart Foundation has recently released one of the most comprehensive reports that aims to further narrow the gap between rates of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heart disease deaths. Read More
The Toolkits aim to guide Aboriginal health professionals on how to maximise their engagement with the media and assist journalists in dealing positively with the Aboriginal Health sector.
When: 10am, Thursday 4th July 2013
Where: CUCRH - 167 Fitzgerald Street
Changing the News
A toolkit for Aboriginal health staff
This toolkit provides practical advice and effective guidelines for managing media and developing communication strategies.
Mainstream News Media
A toolkit for journalists
The 'Mainstream News Media' toolkit collates real advice collected from Aboriginal health professionals, and aims to guide journalists during the news gathering and reporting process.
• Aboriginal health professionals, journalists, and other media specialists participated in an intensive media management and advocacy skills training and mentoring program • As a result of this training program, Aboriginal participants improved their media management skills and journalists improved their capacity for reporting on Aboriginal health • Both toolkits stem from this training and mentoring process
Download the Toolkits
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This workshop is designed for nurses to update their knowledge on the care and management of vascular access devices. The program will present evidence-based practice guidelines for assessing and managing peripheral catheters,central venous catheters(CVC) peripherally inserted catheters(PICC), tunnelled devices such as Hickman Catheters and implantable devices such as Portacaths.
Tania Major is a kokoberra woman from the remote community of Kowanyama in Far North Queensland. she is recognised as a leader and advocate for Aboriginal people at both national and state levels, and witin the communiites of Cape York.
She was awarded the 2007 Young Australian of the Year in recognition of her work.
Tania will spoeak of her own experiences to show that by extending a hand to each other, all Australians can build strong bridges between cultures, and work towards change and reconcilitation.