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National Key Performance Indicators for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care - Data Validation Project Report - July 2017

The nKPI Data Validation Project Report outlines a review on the data processing performed to produce the national Key Performance Indicators (nKPIs).

2017Current

National Health Performance Authority Annual Report

Final Annual Report for the Period 1 July 2015 to 31 October 2016

2017Current

National Framework for Health Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Families

2016Current

National Framework for Action to Promote Eye Health and Prevent Avoidable Blindness and Vision Loss – Third Progress Report to Australian Health Ministers covering the period 2011-2014 December 2015

This progress report covers the period 2011 to 2014.

2016Current

National Strategic Framework for Rural and Remote Health

This page contains infromation on the National Strategic Framework for Rural and Remote Health

2016Current

National Key Performance Indicators for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care: results from December 2014

This is the third national report on the national Key Performance Indicators (nKPIs) data collection.

2016Current

National Key Performance Indicators for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care: results from December 2014

This is the third national report on the national Key Performance Indicators (nKPIs) data collection.

2016Current

National Framework for Action on Dementia 2015-2019

This framework supports ongoing action in dementia care for governments, service providers, peak bodies and the broader community to work together to create accessible, seamless pathways to care in order to make a positive difference in the lives of people with dementia, their carers and families.

2015Current

National Key Performance Indicators Data Quality Review

This report reviews the data quality of the national key performance indicators which provide information on process of care and health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients of Commonwealth funded Aboriginal primary health care services.

2015Current

Nursing Workforce Sustainability - Improving Nurse Retention and Productivity report

The Nursing Workforce Sustainability: Improving Nurse Retention and Productivity report (the report) identifies opportunities for nationally co-ordinated actions that address education, immigration and service delivery models to generate improvement in the retention of nurses in the profession, and boost productivity.

2014Current

National practice standards for the mental health workforce 2013

These standards outline capabilities that all mental health professionals should achieve in their work. They are intended to complement discipline-specific practice standards or competencies of the professions of nursing, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology and social work.

2013Current

National framework for recovery-oriented mental health services: guide for practitioners and providers, A

This document gives guidance to mental health practitioners and services on recovery-oriented practice and service delivery.

2013Current

National mental health report 2013

This report, the twelfth in the series, summarises the system level changes that have taken place in mental health between 1993 and 2011.

2013Current

National mental health consumer experiences of care project

Development and evaluation of a Consumer Experiences of Care survey instrument suitable for use as a national standard.

2013Current

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide prevention strategy

The objective of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide prevention strategy is to reduce the cause, prevalence and impact of suicide on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, their families and communities.

2013Current

National Primary Health Care Strategic Framework

The National Primary Health Care Strategic Framework is a nationally agreed approach for the Commonwealth, states and territories to work in partnership to better integrate health care across care settings and to improve health outcomes for all Australians.

2013Current

National Maternity Services Plan: 2011-2012 annual report

Report on progress under the National Maternity Services Plan during the period 2011-12.

2013Current

National Maternity Services Capability Framework

This document provides a rigorous methodology to assist in woman-centred maternity service planning and to improve risk management in maternity care.

2012Current

National Breastfeeding Helpline Evaluation report

2012Current

National Maternity Services Plan: 2010-2011 annual report

This first annual report provides a summary of highlights, key achievements and discussion on progress since endorsement of the National Maternity Services Plan.

2012Current

National Maternity Services Plan: Implementation plan for the middle years 2012-13

A plan for implementing the National Maternity Services Plan during 2012-13.

2012Current

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan is an evidence-based policy framework designed to guide policies and programmes to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health over the next decade until 2023.

2012Current

National survey of mental health literacy and stigma

Report on a national survey to assess whether there have been changes in recognition, treatment beliefs, stigmatising attitudes and other aspects of mental health literacy.

2011Current

National Health Emergency Response Arrangements: November 2011

The AHPC, with the assistance of the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA), has prepared the NatHealth Arrangements to articulate the strategic arrangements and mechanisms for the coordination of the Australian health sector in response to emergencies of national consequence.

2011Current

National Health Emergency Response Arrangements: November 2011

The AHPC, with the assistance of the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA), has prepared the NatHealth Arrangements to articulate the strategic arrangements and mechanisms for the coordination of the Australian health sector in response to emergencies of national consequence.

2011Current

National Maternity Services Plan

The National Maternity Services Plan recognises the importance of maternity services within the health system and provides a strategic national framework, as endorsed by state, territory and Commonwealth governments for the five year period 2010-2015.

2011Current

National needle and syringe programs strategic framework 2010-2014

This framework sets policy directions and identifies program goals to assist governments and administrators planning the future development of needle and syringe programs.

2010Current

National Physical Activity Recommendations for Children 0-5 years olds - Brochure, Tips & Ideas and Questions & Answers

Move and Play Everyday is a brochure on the National Physical Activity Recommendations for Children 0-5 years that provides support and guidance to parents and carers of young children in relation to physical activity, play, sedentary behaviour/sitting and television viewing.

2010Current

National standards for mental health services 2010

This document outlines a revised set of mental health service standards which can be applied to all mental health services, including government, non-government and private sectors across Australia.

2010Current

National Strategies for blood-borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections

The COAG Health Council endorsed five new national strategies for blood-borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections in June 2014.

2010Current

National Women’s Health Policy: Consultation Discussion Paper

This paper outlines why the government is developing a National Women’s Health Policy, what the government wants the policy to achieve, and gives information on the consultation process and how you can have your say.

2009Current

National mental health policy 2008

This policy represents a renewed commitment to the continual improvement of Australia's mental health system.

2009Current

National Slips and Falls Prevention Project, The

This resource was developed from two (2) Falls Prevention Projects developed by Queensland Department of Health and modifying and adapting resources developed by Home and Community Care (HACC) providers, carers and their clients in Western Australia and was funded by the Department of Health and Ageing.

2009Historical

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - Information Booklet

2009Current

National E-Health Strategy

The National E-Health Strategy

2008Current

National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy 2008-2011

The National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy 2008-2011 (the Strategy) has been developed within the existing legislative framework and focuses on prevention, supply reduction and treatment in a partnership framework.

2008Current

National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy Background Paper: Monograph Series No. 69

Monograph Series No. 69 - This background paper is a companion paper to the National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy 2008-2011, and describes the goals and objectives of the Strategy and the priority areas for action. It was prepared to provide greater insight into the Strategy for researchers and other interested parties.

2008Current

National Guidelines for the Management of People with HIV Who Place Others at Risk

These Guidelines have been developed by the Blood Borne Virus and Sexually Transmissible Infections Sub-Committee (BBVSS) of the Australian Population Health Development Principal Committee (APHDPC), to inform, support and harmonise approaches by Australia’s States and Territories to the management of people with HIV who place others at risk of HIV infection.

2008Current

National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health 2003-2013 Australian Government Implementation Plan 2007-2013

This is the second Australian Government Implementation Plan against the National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (NSFATSIH) 2003-2013

2008Current

National chronic disease strategy

The national chronic disease strategy provides an overarching framework of national direction for improving chronic disease prevention and care across Australia.

2006Current

National Diabetes Services Scheme Agreement, The

Agreement between the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Department of Health and Diabetes Australia for The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS)

2006Current

National HIV/AIDS Strategy 2005-2008: Implementation Plan

The Implementation Plan for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy 2005-2008 has been developed to assist key stakeholders to progress and monitor activities on HIV/AIDS across the health sector and should be read in conjunction with the strategy.

2006Historical

National service improvement framework for diabetes

Identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of diabetes.

2006Current

National service improvement framework for cancer

Identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of cancer.

2006Current

National service improvement framework for heart, stroke and vascular disease

Identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of heart, stroke and vascular disease.

2006Current

National chronic disease strategy

Provides an overarching framework of national direction for improving chronic disease prevention and care across Australia.

2006Current

National physical activity recommendations for older Australians: Discussion Document

The National Ageing Research Institute was commissioned by The Department of Health and Ageing to review the evidence and develop physical activity recommendations for older people.

2006Current

National service improvement framework for heart, stroke and vascular disease

This publication identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of heart, stroke and vascular disease.

2006Current

National service improvement framework for diabetes

This publication identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of diabetes.

2006Current

National service improvement framework for cancer

This publication identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of cancer.

2006Current

Needle and syringe programs: your questions answered

This booklet provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about needle and syringe programs. It is part of the needle and syringe programs information kit.

2005Current

Needle and syringe programs: a review of the evidence

This booklet summarises, in a quick-reference format, the literature on needle and syringe programs. It is part of the needle and syringe programs information kit.

2005Current

National safety priorities in mental health: a national plan for reducing harm

This plan provides national direction in identifying, avoiding and reducing harm across all environments in which care of people with mental health disorders is provided.

2005Current

National Hepatitis C Strategy 2005-2008, The

The National Hepatitis C Strategy provides a foundation for national action that will guide Australia’s response to hepatitis C over the next three years.

2005Historical

National Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy - 2005-2008

The National STIs Strategy provides a foundation for national action in the prevention and treatment of STIs in Australia.

2005Historical

National evaluation of the Sharing Health Care Initiative demonstration projects

The Sharing Health Care Initiative demonstration projects were implemented in order to test how various intervention models of chronic condition self-management could be used in the community.

2005Historical

National HIV/AIDS Strategy 2005-2008: Revitalising Australia’s Response, The

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy 2005-2008 has identified five priority areas for action to be addressed over the life of the Strategy: development of a targeted prevention education and health promotion program for HIV; improving the health of people living with HIV/AIDS; developing an effective response to the changing care and support needs of people living with HIV/AIDS; a review of the National HIV Testing Policy; and the provision of a clearer direction for HIV/AIDS research.

2005Historical

National mental health information priorities 2nd edition

This publication outlines priorities to guide the development of national mental health information over the period of the National Mental Health Plan 2003-2008 and beyond.

2005Current

National Competition Policy Review of Pharmacy Legislation - Terms of Reference

In accordance with commitments under the 1995 Competition Principles Agreement, a review has been commissioned by State, Territory and Commonwealth governments to examine State and Territory legislation relating to pharmacy ownership and registration of pharmacists, together with Commonwealth legislation relating to regulation of the location of the premises of pharmacists approved to supply pharmaceutical benefits.

2005Current

National Competition Policy Review

The Review was commissioned by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in accordance with commitments made under the National Competition Policy. It provided a Preliminary Report to COAG in November 1999, and a Final Report in February 2000.

2005Current

National Competition Policy Review of Pharmacy Legislation - Final Report

The Final Report was publicly released by the Council of Australian Governments on 18 February 1999. It contains the Review's analysis, findings and recommendations on its Terms of Reference. It also includes assessments of each State and Territory Act referred to it against the framework of the Review's recommendations.

2005Current

National Competition Policy Review of Pharmacy Legislation - Preliminary Report

The Review was given the task under the National Competition Policy to examine collectively specified Commonwealth, State and Territory legislation. It was asked particularly to assess effects of that legislation on competition in the regulatory areas of the ownership of pharmacies, the location of pharmacies for the purposes of the Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, and the registration of pharmacists.

2005Current

National Strategy for Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) - Executive Summary Brochure, The

This summary of the National Strategy for QUM outlines the principles, partners, building blocks and approach for achieving QUM in Australia.

2004Current

National Public Health Education Framework Project: Final Report 2002, The

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED

2004Rescinded

National strategy for heart, stroke and vascular health in Australia

This strategy provides a blueprint for improving the cardiovascular health of Australians and reducing the prevalence of heart, stroke and vascular disease.

2004Historical

National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Context July 2003

This page contains a PDF version of the NSFATSIH Context

2003Historical

National Breastfeeding Strategy Sumary Report

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - The aim of this report is to provide a summary of all the projects funded under the National Breastfeeding Strategy.

2001Rescinded

National Breastfeeding Strategy Summary Report - Summary Report of all Projects Funded under the National Breastfeeding Strategy

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - The aim of this report is to provide a summary of all the projects funded under the National Breastfeeding Strategy.

2001Rescinded

National approach for reducing access to tobacco in Australia by young people under 18 years of age, A

A national best practice model to reduce young people's access to tobacco.

2000Current

National approach for reducing access to tobacco in Australia by young people under 18 years of age, A

This report provides a national best practice model to reduce young people's access to tobacco.

2000Current

National Hepatitis C Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004, The

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: The National Hepatitis C Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004 was launched in June 2000 by the Federal Minister for Health and Aged Care. The Strategy has two primary aims to reduce the transmission of hepatitis C in Australia, and to minimise the personal and social impacts of hepatitis C infection.

2000Rescinded

National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004: Changes and Challenges, The

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: The National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004 builds on an important foundation established under previous HIV/AIDS Strategies - the partnership between and with affected communities, governments at all levels, and medical, scientific and healthcare professionals.

2000Rescinded

National Medicines Policy Document

The National Medicines Policy - A partnership for better health outcomes

2000Current

National diabetes strategy 2000-2004

Key information on the epidemiology of diabetes, costs and associated issues in the community together with an outline of the mission, principles and goals of the strategy.

1999Current

National diabetes strategy 2000-2004

The National diabetes strategy provides key information on the epidemiology of diabetes, costs and associated issues in the community. It also outlines the mission, principles and goals of the strategy, and provides a strategic framework which links proposed activities and performance measures to each goal.

1999Current

National indigenous Australian's sexual health strategy - implementation plan for 2001-2002 to 2003-2004

The strategy provides a comprehensive approach to preventing the spread of HIV and other sexually transmissible infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It recommends action in four priority areas: prevention; treatment, care and support; workforce issues; and research and data collection.

1997Historical

National Indigenous Australian's Sexual Health Strategy 1996-97 to 1998-99

The strategy provides a comprehensive approach to preventing the spread of HIV and other sexually transmissible infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It recommends action in four priority areas: prevention; treatment, care and support; workforce issues; and research and data collection.

1997Historical

National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25 - executive summary

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: An executive summary of Monograph 25 - The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use.

1994Rescinded

National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25 - acknowledgements

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Acknowledgements for assistance in the preparation of this manuscript.

1994Rescinded