Meetings & Presentations

Meetings & Presentations

From 1 January 2013 all CTG and CCSS Aboriginal Health related questions and/or inquiries from Medicare Local staff should be directed to the Australian Medicare Local Alliance. Please see our CtG CCSS 2013 page for more information

2012

November 2012: Closing the Gap Workshop
May 2012: Care Coordination and Supplementary Services (CCSS) Workshop
Mar 2012: Closing the Gap Workshop

2011

Nov 2011: Care Coordination and Supplementary Services (CCSS) Orientation Workshop
Aug 2011: Closing the Gap Workshop
Mar 2011: Closing the Gap Workshop

2010

Aug 2010: MBS and Closing the Gap workshop
Mar 2010: Indigenous Health Project Officers Orientation and Networking Workshop

2009

Aug 2009: ABHI Integration & Aboriginal Health Workshop



Closing the Gap Workshop 21 November 2012

The Accidental Mentor
Anthony Critchley, New Fangled Ideas
Closing the Gap-Results to Date and Plans for the Future
Graham Hill, DOHA NSW & ACT Office
Closing the Gap - Results to Date and Plans for the Future
Vlad Aleksandric and Elaine Dunn, Australian Medicare Local Alliance (AMLA)
Chronic Disease in Aboriginal People Program Update
Raylene Gordon, NSW Ministry of Health
Aboriginal Quitline Enhancement Project
Liz Dwyer, AH&MRC
Creating links with the NSW Falls Prevention Program
Lorraine Lovitt, Clinical Excellence Comission
Local Links with the NSW Aboriginal STI, HIV and Hepatitis Workers Network
Robert Monaghan and Victor Tawil, NSW Aboriginal STI/BBV Programs

Resources

Aboriginal Quitline Enhancement Project Flyer



Care Coordination and Supplementary Services (CCSS) Workshop 22 May 2012

Presentations

CCSS Program Update
Jerry Bacich, GP NSW
GP NSW CCSS Care Co Coordinator's workshop
Margaret Scott, WestWood Spice

Showcasing of CCSS Care Coordination Programs

Powerpoint Presentations
Western Sydney Medicare Local (Blacktown)
Janis Paterson, Care Coordinator, Western Sydney Medicare Local
Outback Division (Bourke)
Ann Carter, Care Coordinator, Outback Division of General Practice

Oral Presentations
North Coast Medicare Local (Coffs Harbour) - Jen Cook, Care Coordinator, North Coast Mdicare Local
Central Coast Division (Erina) - Jennie Sadler, Care Coordinator, Central Coast Division of General Practice
NSW Central West Division (Bathurst) - Alison Logan, Care Coordinator, NSW Central West Division of General Practice

The artwork used on GP NSW resources for this event was produced by Jasmine Sarin, a proud Kamiliroi and Jeringa woman


Closing the Gap Workshop 14 & 15 March 2012

Presentations Day 1

Indigenous Chronic Disease Package
Graham Hill & Robert Schubert, NSW & ACT Office, Department of Health and Ageing
NSW Ministry of Health Update, NSW Health Reforms & Chronic Care for Aboriginal People
Susan Burke & Raylene Gordon, NSW Ministry of Health
Mentoring in the Workplace
Terry Smith & Leaenda Ingram, Aboriginal Health College

Presentations Day 2

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association Update
Craig Gear, Executive Officer, NATSIHWA
National Registration and Accreditation Scheme
Peter Pangquee & Lisa O'Hara, NSW Representatives, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia
Managing Caseloads & Casemix
Natalie Healey, Mental Health CNC, Clinical Supervisor
Get Healthy & Information & Coaching Service (Aboriginal Health Specific)
Dr Brendan Goodger, NSW Ministry of Health

The artwork used on GP NSW resources for this event was produced by Jasmine Sarin, a proud Kamiliroi and Jeringa woman


Care Coordination and Supplementary Services (CCSS) Orientation Workshop

10 & 11 November 2011


Presentations Day 1

Building the Aboriginal Health Team
Jerry Bacich & Sarah Bradfield, GP NSW
Overview of Closing the Gap Measures
Jerry Bacich and Sarah Bradfiled, GP NSW

Presentations Day 2

Effective use of the MBS items in Care Coordination
GP NSW Aboriginal Health Team
Clinical Supervision
Natalie Healey, GP NSW
Ehealth Initiatives - PCEHR
Melanie Smith and Paul Bruce, GP NSW
CCSS - MMEX
Paul Bruce , GP NSW
Ehealth and Chronic Disease Management
Paul Bruce, GP NSW

The artwork used on GP NSW resources for this event was produced by Jasmine Sarin, a proud Kamiliroi and Jeringa woman


Closing the Gap Workshop 17 & 18 August 2011

Presentations Day 1

Building our Aboriginal Health Team
Kathleen Stacey, beyond...Kathleen Stacey & Associates
AHW Registration and Update
James Porter, Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council (AHMRC) of New South Wales

Showcasing Divisions and AMSs Day 1

In2Health Aboriginal Employment Program
Estela Gimenez, Illawarra Division of General Practice & Annelies Voorthuis, In2Careers
Tharawal Fruit and Veg Program for Diabetics
Tharawal Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS)
Closing the Gap Wallet Cards 
Riverina Divsion and PHC, Aboriginal Health Team
Access Coordinator Model of Care
Jamie Newman, Orange Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS)
Coordinated Care and Supplementary Services
Jen Cook, Mid North Coast Division of General Practice
Immunisation Poster and Photography Project
Lisa Maude & Jessie Kilpatrick, Central Sydney General Practice Network
NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout
NSW Central West Division and Dubbo Plains Division
Aboriginal Outreach Worker Program
Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS)

Presentations Day 2

Duty of Care and Safety
Rennee Williams, NACCHO
Division and ACCHS Partnerships The Realities on the Ground 
Jamie Newman, Orange Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS)
Stress Management and Managing Cultural Expectations
Glenn Williams, AHMRC
Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS) Overview
Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS)
The Koori Growing Old Well Study
Professor Tony Broe, Neuroscience Research Australia

The artwork used on GP NSW resources for this event was produced by Jasmine Sarin, a proud Kamiliroi and Jeringa woman


Closing the Gap Workshop 22, 23 & 24 March 2011

Evaluation Results

Evaluation Results Closing the Gap Workshop 22,23 & 24 March 2011

Presentations Day 1

Reporting and Planning; what do "they" want to see?
Greg Clark, Department of Health & Ageing (DOHA)
MBS Item Numbers
Elizabeth Goodfellow, Indigenous Service Delivery Unit, Medicare Australia
PHC RIS reporting 
Simon Patterson, Information Systems Manager & Celia Moretti, Research Associate, Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS)
PHCRIS Reporting
Part 1 - Introduction to PHCRIS
Parts 2 & 3 - Divisions Online Reporting System & Reporting data: Technical requirements
Part 4 - Tips for effective report writing
Part 5 - Public display of data
Part 6 - Analysis
Part 7 - Other PHC RIS resources


Presentations Day 2

Closing the Gap OATSIH Update
Linda Mere, Department of Health and Ageing (DOHA)
PBS Co-Payment Measure
Long Dang, Program Manager, Department of Health and Ageing (DOHA)
NSW Health Update - Chronic Care for Aboriginal People
Raylene Gordon, Program Manager, Chronic Disease Management Office, NSW Ministry of Health
AH&MRC Update
Adam Stewart, Kerri Lucas & Nadia Neal, Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council (AHMRC) of New South Wales
A Day in the Life of Closing the Gap - NSW Divisions
GP NSW
Sharing Stories
Barwon Division of General Practice
How we are Closing the Gap at NRGPN
Northern Rivers General Practice Network
Sharing Stories
WentWest, Nepean & Hawkesbury Hills Divisions of General Practice
Closing the Gap in the Hastings Macleay General Practice Network
Hastings Macleay General Practice Network
Sharing Stories
Murrumbidgee General Practice Network

Presentations Day 3

Sentinel Sites Program Update
Jodie Griffin, Menzies School of Health Research
HPV Vaccination In Indigenous Women and Girls Project
Telphia Joseph, National Indigenous Immunisation Co-Ordinator, National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance
Care Navigation Support Program
Sonya Nicholl, Justice Health
Care Coordination and Supplementary Services overview / update
Genevieve Stewart, Outback Division and Jerry Bacich, GP NSW
Planning for the year ahead Skills Workshop: Successful Submission Writing
Jan Newland, CEO, GP NSW


MBS and Closing the Gap Workshop 24, 25 & 26 August 2010

GP NSW Presentations

MBS Primary Care Items - Health Assessments
MBS Practice Incentive Payment - Indigenous Health Incentive
MBS Primary Care Items - Chronic Disease Management
Integrating CTG with other programs in your Division
Integrating CTG with other programs in your Division Part 2
Community Advocacy 

Other Presentations

Implementing a RACGP response to the Cultural Awareness training requirements of the Indigenous Practice
Jill Dixon, The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Tackling Indigenous Chronic Disease - PBS Co-payment Measure
Long Dang, Department of Health and Ageing (DOHA)
The Indigenous Health NPA (IHNPA)
Greg Clark (HSB) and Robert Schubert (OATSIH)



Indigenous Health Project Officers Orientation and Networking Workshop 1 & 2 March 2010

Evaluation Results

Indigenous Health Project Officers Orientation Workshop Evaluation Results

Presentations Day 1

 Chronic Care for Aboriginal People Program
Eunice Simona & Rachel Havrlant, NSW Health  

Presentations Day 2

Closing the Gap - The Indigenous Chronic Disease Program
Robert Schubert, Department of Health and Ageing
Closing the Gap - Improving Indigenous Access To Mainstream Primary Care, Perfomance Indicators & Reporting Requirements
Scott Hamiltion, Department of Health and Ageing (DOHA)
Closing the Disadvantage Gap on Indigenous Disadvantage
Carla Saunders, GP NSW
Practice Incentives Program - General Practice immunisation Incentive
Jacinta Holdway & Kim Willcox, Department of Health & Ageing (DOHA)

Resources

Indigenous Health Project Officers Workshop - Best practice approach to cultural competence training
Indigenous Health Project Officers Orientation Workshop Useful Links & Research



ABHI Integration & Aboriginal Health Workshop - 4 & 5 August 2009

ABHI Integration Workshop: Sustainability and Evaluation

Tuesday 4 August
ABHI Integration: Evaluation and Sustainability
Sarah Bradfield, General Practice NSW
Australian Better Health Initiative
Micheal Kundukulam, WentWest
ABHI PCIP Chronic Disease Self Management
Narelle Mills, Riverina Divsion of General Practice & Murrumbidgee General Practice Network
The Sutherland Project
Kate Bone, ABHI Integration Coordinator, Sutherland Division of General Practice
Simple Principles of Evaluation - How to Measure the ABHI PCIP Program's Impact in Patient Outcomes and Practice Level ChangesPat Simmonds, GP NSW
Doing it Better Workbook - Problem Solving and Decision Making Tools Which Can Be Used in Division and General practice Teams to Improve Performance Outcomes
GP NSW
Sustainability - Identifying Ongoing Funding Opportunities and Imbedding Systems of Change Within Ongoing Programs
Sarah Bradfield, GP NSW

Aboriginal Health Workshop: Close the Gap

Wednesday 5 August
Aunty Tilly's Story
Jan Newland, CEO, GP NSW
COAG Close the Gap
Gayle Anderson, Department of Health and Ageing (DOHA)
Planning for COAG Close the Gap - How Healthy is your Division's Approach to Aboriginal Health?
Alex Swain, GP NSW
Medicare Indigenous Access Program
Jamie Matthews, Medicare Australia Indigenous Access Program
PIP Update - Indigenous Health Incentive
Alex Swain, GP NSW
Cultural Safety and Awareness Training
Gwen Troutman-Weir, Aboriginal Health College

Identification of Aboriginal patients in Mainstream Practices

Identification - What's the big deal?
Helen Kehoe, Consultant
Partnerships: A journey for Marumali & Macarthur Division of General Practice
Rene Pennock, Macarthur Division of General Practice & Jack Johnson, Chairman, Maramali
Aboriginal Identification in Mainstream General Practice 
Jodie Griffin & Erin Eade, Southern General Practice Network
Working with the Area Health Service to Close the Gap 
Raylene Gordon, NSW Health
Strengthening partnerships with Aboriginal Community controlled Health Services 
Sandra Bailey and Jenny Hunt , Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council

Engaging with a Local Aboriginal Community

Engaging with local Aboriginal Communities
Peter Shine, Hawkesbury Hills Division of General Practice
Engaging with a Local Aboriginal Community
Alex Swain, GP NSW

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