Tag Archives: First Nations

Remote renal dialysis funded

People needing lifesaving renal dialysis in remote areas may benefit from the additional $34.8 million committed to fund end-stage kidney disease treatment. The four-year commitment is intended to help ensure patients – in particular, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (ATSIs) – receive the necessary critical care, when and where they …

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TV to close the gap

A comprehensive new digital television network focused on health in indigenous communities will be rolled out across hundreds of health centres, as the federal government works with First Nations communities to ‘Close the Gap’ and achieve health equality. Funding of $3.4 million has been committed over the next three years …

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