The aim of the webinar is to discuss what an integrated primary health care model looks like, what models of care already exist globally and how they are impacting on the delivery of health service.
This is a discussion we acknowledge that the health systems have been under resourced for many years, COVID-19 pandemic and forced health to look at other models of care.
Rob Atkinson commenced his career as an assistant in nursing in 1985, completing his General Nursing training in February 1992 at the Townsville General Hospital as one of the last hospital-based training programs in Australia. He has dedicated the majority of his professional and personal career in remote central Australia, the Torres Strait Islands, Northern Peninsula Area (Bamaga) and the West Kimberley region of WA. He has had extensive experience in primary health care, indigenous health, and full spectrum of remote health care. Rob currently works as a clinical nurse educator in the Dunedin Public Hospital, with older person health and the traumatic brain injury rehabilitation unit. In his spare time, he is also a PRIME responder (Primary Response in Medical Emergencies) over the weekend.
Moderated by: Kirsty Mann, Education and Advocacy Officer, Australasian College of Paramedicine