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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

For Health Professionals

Information and resources for health professionals

The provision of culturally capable healthcare in Queensland Health is guided by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Capability Framework 2010-2033. This is a critical element in closing the health gaps that exist between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders and other Queenslanders.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Patient care guideline provides general advice to support healthcare staff in delivering safe, clinically and culturally responsive care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients.

Other guidelines developed by the Queensland Health Cultural Capability Team include:

Additional resources for health professionals working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and consumers are provided by topic.

Primary Clinical Care Manual

 

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs

Death and dying

Bowel cancer and screening

Dementia

Cardiac

Rheumatic fever

 Child and youth health

Sexual Health   

Chronic disease

Social and emotional wellbeing


Last Updated: 15 April 2015
Last Reviewed: 01 May 2012