Of 47 documents reviewed, 29 documents were on the role of AHWs
, 13 targeted non-English speaking people, 2 targeted injecting drug users, 1 on people with dementia, and 2 not-specified.
in renal units is one of a suite of strategies identified by this research project aimed at improving Aboriginal people's experience of and engagement with mainstream renal services (Rix, Barclay, Wilson, Stirling, & Tong, 2013).
On the other hand, even in developed countries many healthcare delivery organisations are struggling to survive due to the competitive healthcare market; and AHWs
are being asked to be more flexible, more tolerant and more capable team members.
In the spirit of developing true partnerships, AHWs
were initially seconded from NTP or BEGA to work part-time on the project.
I hope to see my old friends next year again and am looking forward to meeting new shooters at STI/ AHWS
2009 in Montrose.
"When the AHWS
was launched in 2002 much play was made of it being a partnership and it was suggested there would be bottom-up traffic in ideas too and some of these would be adopted.
Soong then identified 'constraints' or 'limitations' on the current broker role and 'conditions necessary' for the AHWs
to become more effective cultural brokers.
The hold-harmless provisions have the effect of allowing all rural market AHWs
to be computed as though there were no geographic reclassifications, giving each rural wage index market the benefit of the higher wage hospitals that have reclassified into other labor markets.
An initial challenge in recruiting AHWs
provided opportunities to identify alternative methods to recruit to this role, and emphasised the need to provide support and clarification during the early stages of the role.
"TB was the first flagship of the Animal Health and Welfare Strategy's (AHWS
) partnership approach to disease control.
This paper discusses the work of Yooroang Garang: the Centre for Indigenous Health Studies at the University of Sydney (Australia), focusing on professional education of Aboriginal health workers (AHWs