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Aboriginal Health Program

The Royal Melbourne Hospital acknowledges the traditional owners of the land of which the hospital site is located, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. We are committed to improving the care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients.

Aboriginal Service Development Worker Program

The Aboriginal Service Development Worker program provides supportive contact to patients and families with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) backgrounds, community-controlled organisations and to hospital staff.

Find out more about the Aboriginal Service Development Worker Program.

Respecting our Community Action Plan

The Melbourne Health Respecting our Community Action Plan 2011–2013 provides a coordinated organisation-wide approach to improving the care we provide to: People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and People with a disability.

 

Closing the Gap

No one likes coming to hospital. To help you understand why sometimes you might need to visit us – a (short) film for specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients has been developed. We would like to you watch this film starring Jack Charles and Lisa Maza. This was developed as part of Melbourne Health’s acknowledgement of the Closing the Gap Campaign for 2013.

Information for Staff: Aboriginal Health Programs

A film for Melbourne Health staff about why improving the care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients is important. This video has been specifically made for Melbourne Health staff.

 


 

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