This Reconciliation Week, celebrate the good news in indigenous health
The health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has seen several improvements in recent years. To mark Reconciliation Week, here are 6 good news stories.
The services described on this page are designed to improve access to healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and mental health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait People still face many disadvantages in terms of education, employment and earning power; which continue to erode the social and emotional wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
Primary health networks (PHNs)
Primary health networks (PHNs) were set up to improve patient care and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of patient care. Learn more about the role of PHNs.
Faecal incontinence is when you experience leakage from the bowel due to poor bowel control. Up to 1 in 20 people have this condition, but there are treatments available.
Incontinence – an overview
Incontinence can be treated, managed and even cured. Rather than be embarrassed about it, just talk to your doctor. Find out more here.
If you have urinary incontinence (trouble controlling your bladder), a simple lifestyle change or treatment may be all that’s needed to cure or improve it, or to help you manage the condition. Learn more here.