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Holistic primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners: exploring the role of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations

Pettit, Simon; Simpson, Paul; Jones, Jocelyn; Williams, Megan; Islam, M.M.; Parkinson, Anne; Calabria, Bianca; Butler, Tony


Objective: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) have been identified as having an important role in improving the health and wellbeing of individuals in prison; however, a lack of information exists on how to strengthen this role. This paper explores the experiences of ACCHO staff in primary health care to individuals inside or leaving prison. Methods: Nineteen staff from four ACCHOs were interviewed. ACCHO selection was informed by proximity...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12941
Access Rights: Open Access


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