1. ABC Radio | How doctors communicate with Indigenous patients

    ABC Radio | How doctors communicate with Indigenous patients

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    Vicki Kerrigan chats with the ABC Radio Health Report about the podcast ‘Ask the Specialist: Larrakia, Tiwi and Yolngu stories to inspire better healthcare’. This podcast is helping to improve patient-provider communication across the NT.

  2. MEDIA RELEASE | $1.5 million to improve patient-provider communication in NT hospitals

    MEDIA RELEASE | $1.5 million to improve patient-provider communication in NT hospitals

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    The Communicate Study, led by Menzies, was today awarded a five-year major investment of $1.5 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council to improve patient-provider communication at Royal Darwin, Gove and Katherine District Hospitals.

  3. NT News | Communication to be better after boost

    NT News | Communication to be better after boost

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    Menzies School of Health Research has been awarded $1.5m to develop health communications in language for NT Aboriginal peoples.

  4. ANZCA Award

    ANZCA Award

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    Congratulations to Vicki Kerrigan, winner of ANZCA's 2021 Grant Noble Award for best postgraduate abstract.

  5. COVID-19 vaccination video in Kunwinjku

    COVID-19 vaccination video in Kunwinjku

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    Jeanette Burrunali from the Bininj Kunwok Regional Language Centre recently asked Dr Jane Davies lots of questions about the vaccine, questions that people want to know the answers to.

  6. Stay Strong: Aboriginal leaders deliver COVID-19 health messages

    Stay Strong: Aboriginal leaders deliver COVID-19 health messages

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  7. Young Australian of the Year finalists committed to helping those in need

    Young Australian of the Year finalists committed to helping those in need

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    The NT's Young Australian of the Year also helped produce the Ask the Specialist podcast with Menzies School of Health Research.

  8. 2020 CSL Florey Next Generation Award

    2020 CSL Florey Next Generation Award

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    Vicki Kerrigan, announced as a finalist – for improving Aboriginal health outcomes in the Northern Territory by reimagining how the cultural education can be delivered for healthcare providers.

  9. NT podcast recognised on national stage

    NT podcast recognised on national stage

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    A Northern Territory podcast designed to inspire better healthcare has picked up a silver medal for Smartest Podcast at the Australian Podcast Awards.

  10. Podcast delivers specialist cultural advice on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare

    Podcast delivers specialist cultural advice on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare

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    A new Australian made podcast that reveals the reality of the hospital experience for Aboriginal patients in the Top End of the Northern Territory is receiving plaudits for its approach to cultural education in healthcare.

  11. Oz Podcast Winners Revealed

    Oz Podcast Winners Revealed

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    The winners of the Australian Podcast Awards for 2020 were announced last night (21/11), celebrating the best Australian podcasts across 24 different categories.

  12. Interpreters for Aboriginal people in hospital

    Interpreters for Aboriginal people in hospital

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    On Health Report with Dr Norman Swan - Prof Anna Ralph - Menzies School of Health Research and Infectious Diseases Physician, RDH

  13. More Aboriginal interpreters result in less self-discharges from hospitals, new research finds

    More Aboriginal interpreters result in less self-discharges from hospitals, new research finds

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    The Communicate study, led by Professor Anna Ralph, has found that employing Aboriginal interpreters in hospitals can impact the rate of patients leaving treatment early.

  14. Podcasts for Top End Doctors go global

    Podcasts for Top End Doctors go global

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    A Northern Territory podcast to inspire better healthcare has gone global with listeners on nearly every continent since its launch in Darwin five weeks ago.

  15. Interpreter boost reduces patient self-discharge

    Interpreter boost reduces patient self-discharge

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    A study conducted at RDH has found that increased use of Aboriginal interpreters was associated with a decrease in patients leaving treatment early.

  16. ABC Radio Darwin | Ask the Specialist's podcast experts address health racism at Royal Darwin Hospital

    ABC Radio Darwin | Ask the Specialist's podcast experts address health racism at Royal Darwin Hospital

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    Racism and cultural insensitivity are the norm at the Northern Territory's biggest hospital, according to a panel of experts.

  17. Media Release| Ask the Specialist: Larrakia, Tiwi and Yolŋu stories to inspire better healthcare

    Media Release| Ask the Specialist: Larrakia, Tiwi and Yolŋu stories to inspire better healthcare

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    A new podcast released today, Ask the Specialist, reveals the reality of the hospital experience for Aboriginal patients in the Top End of the Northern Territory and offers ideas to improve the delivery of culturally respectful care.

  18. Tongans use social media to fight lifestyle diseases

    Tongans use social media to fight lifestyle diseases

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    The training comes as new research from the Menzies School of Health looking at Australia's indigenous community has shown that using Facebook to deliver health messages can be effective.

  19. The ‘Communicate’ Study : Poster

    The ‘Communicate’ Study : Poster

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    A poster presentation on a study of patient-provider intercultural communication at Royal Darwin Hospital and consequently Aboriginal patient health outcomes, measured using quantitative and qualitative data.

  20. NT News | Sharing health message on FB

    NT News | Sharing health message on FB

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    NT News | Sharing health message on FB

  21. Media release | Feel-good social media posts more likely to encourage healthy behaviour

    Media release | Feel-good social media posts more likely to encourage healthy behaviour

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    Positive health-related social media posts that provide new information are more likely to be shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to encourage healthy behaviours, a study has found.