Co-design the key to better First Nations heart health

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are nine times more likely to have a cardiac event before they’re 45. Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital emergency physician Professor Louise Cullen is working to change that.

2023-11-08T15:36:50+10:008 November 2023|

Respected Elder overcomes fear of healthcare system

When Pastor Uncle Rodney Minniecon, a Gurang Gurang and Kabi Kabi man from Bundaberg Queensland, travelled to Brisbane as a Minister, he fell severely unwell for the first time in over 60 years.

2023-04-20T16:07:36+10:0014 April 2023|

Strengthening culture for our First Nations peoples

The Caboolture Hospital Redevelopment Project (CHRP) is another way that Metro North Health is helping to close the gap of health inequities experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

2022-07-07T16:24:15+10:007 July 2022|

New medical pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women on track to save lives

The Women’s Business Shared Pathway was developed to deliver culturally appropriate patient-centred care for First Nations women, aiming to support care closer to home and remove barriers to healthcare appointment attendance related to all things “women’s business”, specifically barriers to attending gynaecology and maternity appointments.

2022-02-08T15:20:30+10:0027 September 2021|

Deadly smiles broaden at Nundah

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community has access to an innovative new mobile oral health screening service.

2022-02-08T15:24:56+10:0017 May 2021|
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