Useful reports and links for outreach health service providers.
The Outreach team supports planning to identify gaps and determine community need for health services. These resources offer outreach health providers assistance when planning their visits.
The Outreach team produce a monthly e-bulletin for those with an interest in outreach health services.
See the latest e-bulletins below:
- 10 August 2017: Outreach program update
- 29 June 2017: Outreach funding round closing soon
- 1 June 2017: Outreach funding round now open
To subscribe to the Outreach e-bulletins, please contact the Outreach team.
WA Child Ear Health Strategy
This strategy has been developed to tackle ear disease amongst children, particularly in our Indigenous communities. It provides a road map for better care through multi-agency service planning, strengthened community focused partnerships, alignment of funding, and better co-ordination.
Guidelines for acknowledging funding provided by Rural Health West
Under future funding agreements, service providers will be required to acknowledge both Rural Health West and the Australian Government Department of Health, when referring to services supported Outreach programs. By acknowledging this support, organisations and service providers are informing the community about how public funding is spent.
Specialist Services in Rural Western Australia Gap and Equity Analysis Update 2016
In March 2016, Rural Health West undertook an assessment of equity of access to, and gaps in, specialist services available to residents in each rural and remote region of Western Australia. An electronic version can be downloaded here.
WA Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Framework 2015-2030
This framework identifies a set of guiding principles, strategic directions and priority areas to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in Western Australia for the next 15 years.
Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2016
HealthInfoNet have produced this overview which provides a comprehensive summary of the most recent indicators of the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.