Strategy Three

Improve access to culturally competent primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

The collective knowledge and experience of the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service networks will assist the WQPHN to innovate the capacity and cultural responsiveness of primary care services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the cultural competency and safety of the wider primary care systems.


Strategic Goals:

Support representation and participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in all levels of WQPHN activity through engagement of the ACCHO sector.

Support transition pathways to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community participation and control of health care.

Work with partners from other sectors to address the social determinants of health through aligned action.

Contribute to ACCHO provider development through commissioning an expanded scope and scale of services.

Support professional development of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce in both ACCHO and mainstream services.

Support improved cultural competence of mainstream services.