Documents - ; Slanderous and defamatory allegations made by Mr Stirling against Mr Cleanthous and Deo
Tabled paper 1563
Tabled Papers for 8th Assembly 1997 - 2001; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT
Tabledby Shane Stone
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Bobby stated that People with ex isting medical problem s usually rem ain in G apuw iyak. Ted com m ented that he couldn 't see how m edical supplies and sundries could be separated and that only one order should be p la c e d . Jo asked for a date when the transition would occur. Richard stated that it would occur on the 1st Jan. 1996. Jo stated that the end of the financial year would be more viable, that the Departm ent o f Health and Human services a re ' not clear on staffing levels at present and the end o f the financial year is m o re r e a lis t ic . Ted asked Richard how confident he was of additional funding for the !9 6 /97 financia l year. Richard stated that the decision had been taken "back to the drawing board" and he should know more by the end of next week. Ruth stated that another nurse in the clinic would free her position. Gary asked if more health w orkers w ould help. Ruth stated that they needed to be trained to be o f assistance and that training required m ore staff, and that re lie f staff are som etim es inexp erien ced . Ted informed that there are only tw o relief staff for all o f E ast Arnhem but the capacity to provide relief is needed. That when four staff have twelve weeks leave a year, it only leaves three staff in reality but it is better than present. Richard tabled a copy of the subm ission for extra funding s ta t in g that S430K had been requested on a "want" basis and that he expected to receive approxim ately S330K. A discussion follow ed regarding the expense of transport to and from Out stations and that Out s ta tion residents currently meet the travel expenses incurred to v isit H ealth Professionals. Ted asked Richard if they w ere ready to take over the financial management of the Out station H ealth Project.