Aboriginal Health Services

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited (NAPHL) - Thursday Island

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited (NAPHL)

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About Us

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited is a leading provider of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Mental Health & Wellbeing and Allied Health services.

INTEGRATED TEAM CARE (ITC) PROGRAM

 

AIM

 

The aim of the Integrated Team Care Program- Improving Indigenous Access to Mainstream Primary Care Program is to contribute to increasing life expectancy by improving access to culturally sensitive primary care services for Indigenous Australians
 

  • Increase access to mainstream primary health care services by indigenous Australians
  • Improve capacity of general practice to deliver culturally sensitive primary care services
  • Increase the uptake of Indigenous specific MBS items including Indigenous health checks and follow up items
  • Support mainstream primary care services to encourage Indigenous Australians to self identify
  • Increase awareness and understanding of Closing the Gap measures relevant to mainstream primary care; and foster collaboration and support between the mainstream primary care and indigenous health sectors.

Quick Facts About The Region

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited (NAPHL) - Thursday Island is located in the suburb of Thursday Island, the council of Torres, the state electorate of Cook and the federal electorate of Leichhardt.