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Use of measures of socioeconomic deprivation in planning primary health care workforce and defining health care need in Australia

Butler, Danielle; Petterson, S; Douglas, Kirsty; Bazemore, Andrew


Australia is in the midst of significant health reform, of which equity and access and the role of primary health care is of priority. Current measures to address workforce maldistribution are determined geographically. This fails to recognise the diversity of need and inequity within areas. Nationally and internationally there is growing expertise in and evidence of the power of geographical information systems (GIS) in primary health care policy development, service delivery and evaluation....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) (2003-2015)
Date published: 2010
Type: Report (Research)
Access Rights: Open Access


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