Ms Petrea Cronwell3, Ms Cristal Newman1, Ms Sonia Small3, Ms Elizabeth Ward2 1Community and Allied Health, Roma Hospital, Roma, Australia, 2Centre for Functioning and Health Research, Metro South HHS; and The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia, 3School of Allied...
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Miss Elizabeth Walker1, Ms Eleanor  Capel1 1Northeast Health Wangaratta, Wangaratta, Australia Abstract: Introduction: In 2011-12, 17% of Australians reported avoiding a food due to food allergy or intolerance¹, with safe management of hospital patients with food allergies essential in reducing...
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Ms Emma Nunan1, Ms Hannah Herrmann1 1Environmental Health Centre, Port Pirie, Australia Abstract: The Port Pirie Smelter has been operating for over 100 years, leaving a lead legacy for the city. The Environmental Health Centre (EHC) works collaboratively with families...
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Miss Hannah Johnston1 1Office Of Disability – Top End Remote, Darwin, Australia Abstract: The transdisciplinary, key worker model is a best practice framework for supporting children and families of children with disabilities or developmental delay. This framework incorporates best practice...
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Miss Rebecca McGrath1, Miss Emma  Brady1 1Office Of Disability Katherine, Katherine, Australia Abstract: The Katherine Office of Disability’s key contact service delivery model has facilitated change in the professional skills of the allied health team, and improvement in the quality...
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Ms Jane Doepel1, Ms Catherine  Clarke1, Ms Betty  Mareko1, Ms Corina Billingham 1Tores And Cape Hospital And Health Service, Thursday Island , Australia Abstract: The Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area stretches from the tip of Cape York to within...
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Mrs Joanne Lawson1, Ms Kathryn Heath, Ms Ruth Adamson, Rochelle  Kurmis2 1Country Health South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, 2The Burns Unit – Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia Abstract: Between 2004 – 2012, the Royal Adelaide Hospital Burns Service and the Women’s...
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Ms Fiona Brooke1 1Sarrah, Deakin West  , Australia Abstract: Every rural and remote community is different with different needs, challenges and aspirations. As greater autonomy is directed to Primary Health Networks to address local needs, identifying and prioritising those needs...
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Mrs Tanya Whitley1 1Mackillop Family Services, Collarenebri, Australia Abstract: Mackillop Family Services have been supporting children and families with a disability in remote communities in western NSW for over 17 years. Access to allied health professionals is a key issue...
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Ms Eunice Fu1, Mrs Michelle  Rothwell1 1Atherton Hospital Pharmacy Department, Atherton, Australia Abstract: Medication misadventure is a significant public health burden and patients are at particular risk when transitioning between care settings. Home Medication Reviews (HMRs) have been shown to...
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