Resources

Clients Rights & Responsibilities

7th Nov 2016

Clients are entitled to: Be treated with dignity, respect and courtesy by all staff, students and volunteers of the organisation. Receive safe, competent, high quality health care and be involved in your treatment planning and decision making. A... more details

3rd Party Requests for Access to Medical Records Health Information

7th Nov 2016

Requests for access to the medical record and associated financial details may be received from various 3rd Parties including: Subpoena/court order/coroner/search warrant Relatives/Friends/carers External doctors & Health Care Institutions ... more details

Privacy and Security of Personal Health Information

6th Nov 2016

This policy is to provide information to you our client, on how your personal information is collected and used within our practice and the circumstances in which we may share it with third parties. Armajun AHS complies with Federal and State privac... more details

Client Health information

5th Nov 2016

The Privacy Act requires Armajun AHS to abide by the Australian Privacy Principles (APP) which set out the minimum standards required for the collection, storage, use and access to a person’s personal information collected and held by our organ... more details

Access to Personal Health Information

4th Nov 2016

Armajun AHS clients have the right to access (and correct) their personal health information under the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000. Release of information is an issue between the client and the healthcare provider.  Information ... more details

Armidales Primary Health Care Provider for Aboriginal people

21st Oct 2016

Armajun Aboriginal Health Service will be Armidale’s primary health care provider for Aboriginal people in the 2017-2018 year, after receiving almost $2.6 million of federal funding. The Inverell-based company is currently providing medic... more details

Becoming a Client

7th Oct 2016

Armajun Aboriginal Health Service is funded by the Australian Government to provide primary health care services for people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. Our funding agreement and reporting requirements with the Government set limi... more details

Lynette Lackay appointed as Appointment of Tablelands & Peel Aboriginal Health Coordinator

9th Aug 2016

Lynette is an Aboriginal woman with bloodlines connected to both the Kunja/Barkindji language groups. Lynette brings with her a wealth of experience to the Aboriginal Health Unit, namely working as a Case-Work Manager for the NSW Department of Family... more details

Hepatitis C Treatments on the PBS

8th Aug 2016

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have up to five times higher rates of Hepatitis C notifications compared to non-Indigenous people (Kirby 2015). On 1st March 2016, direct-acting antiviral (DAA) hepatitis C treatments became available on t... more details

More Money for Health Service

25th Jul 2016

(Author: Craig Thomson. First appeared in Inverell Times on the 16th August 2016) THE STATE Government has allocated more funding to the Armajun Aboriginal Health Service to enable it to focus on disease prevention. Northern Tablelands MP Adam Mars... more details

Funding Boost

11th Jul 2016

Aboriginal Health centre to receive $200,000 in annual funding, Marshall announces. (Author: Steve Green. First appeared in Inverell Times on the 11th July 2016) RECURRENT funding for Armajun Aboriginal Health Services worth $200,000 per annum was ... more details