Jenny Reath

Jenny Reath
Western Sydney University · Department of General Practice

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Program logic model and qualitative evaluation of quality improvement initiatives to raise screening rates for bowel, breast and cervical cancer in the Nepean Blue Mountains Region of Sydney
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Background Learning about general practice in a context of linguistic diversity is an understudied area. There may be additional learning needs or unrecognised opportunities in this environment. This study explores the experiences of general practitioners (GPs) and medical students on placement where consultations are conducted in a language other...
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Report Abstract Background In 2014-17, the Western Sydney Integrated Care Program (WSICP) was implemented. It is a ‘Demonstrator’ partnership between the Western Sydney Local Health District and the Commonwealth’s Primary Health Network in Western Sydney - WentWest. Funded by the NSW Ministry of Health, it aims to integrate primary (community-based...
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Background: Cultural competence is a broad concept with multiple theoretical underpinnings and conflicting opinions on how it should be materialized. While it is recognized that cultural competence should be an integral part of General Practice, literature in the context of General Practice is limited. The aim of this article is to provide a compr...
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Introduction: An equitable multicultural society requires General Practitioners (GPs) to be proficient in providing health care to patients from diverse backgrounds. This requires a certain set of attitudes, knowledge and skills known as cultural competence. While training in cultural competence is an important part of the Australian GP Registrar...
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An equitable multicultural society requires general practitioners (GPs) to be proficient in providing health care to patients from diverse backgrounds. GPs are required to have a certain attitudes, knowledge and skills known as cultural competence. Given its importance to registrar training, the aim of this study was to explore ways in which GP reg...
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Cardiovascular diseases are responsible for much of the reduced life expectancy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Modification of cardiovascular risk factors is important, especially as calculators may underestimate the absolute risk of a cardiovascular event. Smoking cessation is a key component of primary and secondary prevention....
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The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has worked with funding from the Australian government to improve support and training for general practitioners working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. This article outlines the role being played by the RACGP and addresses the question: 'What can I do?' for interes...
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Improved cervical screening has been identified as a priority in reducing the incidence of cervical cancer among Aboriginal women. This paper discusses the cervical screening recommendations of a women's health project developed by Nganampa Health Council (NHC), the Aboriginal-controlled medical service meeting the health needs of the people of the...
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Cervical smears were taken from 113 Aboriginal women who attended an Aboriginal community controlled health service in Alice Springs for gynaecological, obstetric or other unrelated conditions over a 6 month period. Nine women (8%) had cervical atypia and two (1.8%) had cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. These rates are similar to those observed a...

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