Topics: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Bowel Screening: Don’t Delay

This website aims to raise awareness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities about the bowel screening test. A simple test can help find changes in the bowel long before any symptoms occur. People aged between 50 and 74 are sent a free bowel screening test in the mail under the National Bowel Cancer […]


Assessing the link between implementation fidelity and health outcomes for a trial of intensive case management by community health workers: a mixed methods study protocol

Schmidt B, Watt K, McDermott R, Mills J (2017) Assessing the link between implementation fidelity and health outcomes for a trial of intensive case management by community health workers: a mixed methods study protocol BMC Health Services Research; 17: 490 Retrieved 17 July 2017 from https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-017-2320-2


Applying collective impact to improve health services for Aboriginal people in rural and remote communities

Gwynne K (2017) Applying collective impact to improve health services for Aboriginal people in rural and remote communities Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of Sydney: Sydney


National Screening and Assessment Form User Guide

Australian Department of Ageing and Aged Care (2017) National Screening and Assessment Form User Guide Canberra: Australian Department of Health


Understanding the role of Australian Aboriginal maternal infant care workers: bringing a cultural dimension to a critique of the ideal worker concept

Kirkham R, Hoon E, Rumbold A, Moore V (2017) Understanding the role of Australian Aboriginal maternal infant care workers: bringing a cultural dimension to a critique of the ideal worker concept Community, Work & Family; Latest articles


Aboriginal health in Aboriginal hands: community-controlled comprehensive primary health care @ Central Australian Aboriginal Congress

Lyon P (2016) Aboriginal health in Aboriginal hands: community-controlled comprehensive primary health care @ Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Alice Springs: Finders University


Contribution of Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Services to improving Aboriginal health: an evidence review

Campbell MA, Hunt J, Scrimgeour DJ, Davey M, Jones V (2017) Contribution of Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Services to improving Aboriginal health: an evidence review Australian Health Review; Online Early: (1-9)


Rural Medicine Australia national conference 2016

The Rural Medicine Australia national conference for 2016 was held 20-22 October, 2016 in Canberra. This annual conference and scientific forum is hosted by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and the Rural Doctors Association of Australia. The conference covered a wide range of topics to account for the diverse interests of participants. […]


Family-centred interventions by primary healthcare services for Indigenous early childhood wellbeing in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States: a systematic scoping review

McCalman J, Heyeres M, Campbell S, Bainbridge R, Chamberlain C, Strobel N, Ruben A (2017) Family-centred interventions by primary healthcare services for Indigenous early childhood wellbeing in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States: a systematic scoping review BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; 17: 71 Retrieved 21 February 2017 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1247-2


Building cultural bridges and two-way understanding: working with Australian Aboriginal people within mainstream renal services

Rix EF, Moran C, Kapeen R, Wilson S (2016) Building cultural bridges and two-way understanding: working with Australian Aboriginal people within mainstream renal services Renal Society of Australasia Journal; 12: (12-17)


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