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  • 1. Improved Service Delivery Model for Women in Western NSWJane BeachCoordinator Womens Health / DomesticViolenceWestern NSW Local Health DistrictMargot AndersonDirector Primary HealthFar West Medicare Local

2. Remoteness Access to Services Screening rates well below NSW average 3. Socio-economic disadvantage in Far West Remote communitiesis well below the average score for Australia of 1000 ; the scorevaries from 765 in Brewarrina to 915 in Bourke 4. CobarDubboSydneyBourke Lightening Ridge 5. Partnerships Western NSW Local Health District Western NSW WHD Womens HealthProgram Far West Medicare Local OCHRE Health General Practice Royal Flying Doctor female GP Program Aboriginal Community Controlled HealthServices 6. Consultations Map Service Delivery Plan coordinatedapproach Recruitment / Training 7. Short Term InitiativeImplement & evaluate a culturally appropriate education program & clinical servicedelivery for five rural & remote communities on Womens Business using the 3step approach as a strategy to improving access to high risk population groups ofunscreened & under-screened women.The model is coordinated between Far West Medicare Local , Western NSW LocalHealth District , Breastscreen NSW & Aboriginal Community Controlled HealthServices 8. Longer Term Initiatives Culturally appropriate integrated clinical service focusing onlocally sustainable solutions through General Practice. Health Promotion Programs & projects activities to complimentclinical service. 9. What has been achieved Key stakeholders working in Partnership Program plan agreement Successful recruitment Training Improved KPIs Enhanced Project Funding 10. What will be achieved Development of Framework Sustainable partnership model Training for Aboriginal Health workers Further training for Practice Nurses Establish Colposcopy Clinics 11. What has been learnt Mindful of Stakeholder priorities Follow appropriate communication protocols Maintain regular communication Link education to objectives 12. Areas for Improvement Increased use of video conference Ongoing education support to remote Health Professionals Engagement & participation of Community Champions 13. Western Plains in Drought 2010 Western Plains in Flood 2012 14. Road Between Walgett and Brewarrina 02/12