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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Partnership Forums Update – November 2020

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Publication date: 
16 November 2020
Last updated: 
19 November 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

This November 2020 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Partnership Forums update includes information about:

  • budget announcements
  • refreshed National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group on COVID-19
  • GP-led respiratory clinics
  • remote community modelling of COVID outbreak scenarios
  • national guidance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in urban and regional settings
  • COVID-19 support for older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in urban settings
  • the Remote and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aged Care Service Development Assistance Panel (SDAP)
  • aged care providers – emergency access to personal protective equipment (PPE) 8
  • mental health support during COVID-19
  • Digital Mental Health Framework
  • Perinatal Mental Health and Wellbeing Program
  • renewal of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Strategy
  • Medicare telehealth services
  • Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement (7CPA)
  • Emerging Priorities Round 2
  • Health and Workforce Indigenous Scholarship Programs
  • National Pancreatic Cancer Roadmap
  • a guide to implementing the Optimal Care Pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with cancer.