Aboriginal Health: Patient and Practitioner Support

4 October 2011

In this broadcast Rural Health West explores a number of support services and resources available to rural Western Australian general practitioners providing care for indigenous patients including:
  • WA Country Health Service’s Country Health Connections
  • Derbal Yerrigan Health Service’s heart health program, “For our People, By our People”
  • The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
In addition, Dr Alex Balzarelli joins Dr Christine Clinch and Craig Allen from The University of Western Australia’s School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care to discuss cultural awareness and the support and mentoring of indigenous medical students.

Rural Health West sincerely thanks everyone involved in the production of this program for their participation. Their support in providing rural and remote health professionals with continuing professional development opportunities is greatly appreciated.

This broadcast has been allocated two CPD points by The RACGP and one CPD point by ACRRM. CPD points are not guaranteed and are subject to review by both agencies.