Discover patient education materials, digital resources and specialised programs to support First Nations peoples in the Brisbane south region.
715 Annual health check brochure
The ‘715’ annual health check is designed to support the physical, emotional and emotional wellbeing of First Nations patients of all ages. Currently, only about 30% of people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander are accessing the 715 health check. This patient brochure has been developed to help improve the uptake of health checks in the community.
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COVID-19 Information for First Nations peoples
A collection of resources developed for First Nations peoples about coronavirus (COVID-19), including commonly asked questions and information about vaccine choices, from The Australian Government Department of Health.
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Jajumbora Midwifery Hub
Jajumbora provides pregnancy advice, midwifery and breastfeeding services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. They offer clinic appointments and in-home antenatal and post-natal visits. GP referrals are required to be made to Logan Hospital, Jajumbora Midwifery Hub.
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Bowel Screening information for First Nations peoples
A simple, free test can help find bowel changes early. Catching bowel cancer early can save the lives of elders who hold a community's knowledge, stories and culture.
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Rheumatic Heart Disease flyer
This patient flyer is designed for First Nations peoples and includes information about the causes, signs, symptoms and prevention of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD). Developed by Queensland Health, 2019.
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NDIS assistance for First Nations people
ATSICHS Brisbane has committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in South East Queensland to understand and gain access to the NDIS. To start the process a booking can be made on (07) 3240 8900 or by emailing us.
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Kidney health for First Nations people
Kidney Health Australia has produced a collection of culturally sensitive factsheets and other resources for First Nations people on the importance of kidney health.
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Diabetes information resources for First Nations patients
These posters and brochures explain the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). They are particularly helpful for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with diabetes who have not yet registered with the NDSS.
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Aged care for First Nations peoples: 10 questions to ask
Aged care experts, doctors, and nurses have written this brochure for First Nations people. It provides a list of 10 important questions to ask aged care providers to ensure they can deliver culturally sensitive care within their setting.
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Practitioner resources for First Nations patients
Help your practice to improve health outcomes with the following tools and resources to assist in providing culturally safe care.