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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Mootang tarimi (living longer) outreach screening program

 

Overview

The Mootang tarimi (living longer) outreach screening program is a part of the Nepean-Blue Mountains Local Health District's Aboriginal chronic disease management program, and aims to improve chronic disease outcomes for Indigenous people in the Nepean-Blue Mountains area.

The program, run by a nurse and an Aboriginal education officer, aims to make medical services more accessible through the provision of a mobile bus service which visits patients and provides:

The Mootang tarimi (living longer) outreach screening program also provides links for patients to other non-government organisations and community services to improve wellbeing and provide a more holistic approach to healthcare.

This program is supported by NSW Health.

Abstract adapted from Nepean-Blue Mountains Local Health District

Contacts

Nepean-Blue Mountains Local Health District
Nepean Hospital
Derby Street
Penrith NSW 2750
PO Box 63
Penrith NSW 2751
Ph: (02) 4734 2000
Fax: (02) 4734 3737
Email: NBMLHDmail@swahs.health.nsw.gov.au

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Last updated: 15 January 2014
 
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