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Collaborative handbook: Closing the Gap

Posted on: 11 July, 2016
Issue: Vol 16 No 3, July 2016 – September 2016
Related to Cardiovascular health Chronic conditions Diabetes Kidney health Respiratory health

Improvement Foundation (2016)
Collaborative handbook: Closing the Gap
Adelaide: SA: Australian Primary Care Collaboratives Program

This resource encourages and supports general practices and health services throughout Australia to deliver rapid, measurable, systematic and sustainable improvements in the care they provide to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients.

The handbook focuses on six topic areas:

  • access and care redesign
  • diabetes
  • coronary heart disease
  • chronic kidney disease
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • cardiovascular disease
  • chronic disease prevention
  • self-management and integrated care.

Abstract from Australian Primary Care Collaboratives Program

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