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vol 7 issue 1 Apr 2013
7 Flinders NT Infrastructure Update Geoff Veness NTMP Building at Royal Darwin Hospital. Funded by HHF ($12.4m) Expected completion December 2013. Construction is proceeding. Nhulunbuy Administration and Education Centre to be located at Gove District Hospital. Funded by REID funding pool. Construction to be delivered by 31 December 2013. Nhulunbuy - Provision of student/staff accommodation funded by REID funding pool. Purchase to be complete by September 30, 2013 Katherine OKeefe HouseProvision of conference room facility at OKeefe House at Katherine District Hospital funded by HWA. Construction to begin prior to June 2013 Katherine Binjari Community Provision of accommodation and teaching facility at Binjari Aboriginal Community funded by HWA. Katherine Barunga Community Provision of accommodation and teaching facility at Barunga Aboriginal Community funded by HWA. Alice Springs CRH refurbishment Provision of Simulated Consulting rooms 1 & 2 at the Centre for Remote Health, Alice Springs funded by HWA. Alice Springs Housing Project 1 Purchase of Unit Property for housing students funded by HWA and installation of Solar Power System Alice Springs Housing Project 2 Purchase of Unit Property for housing students funded by HWA and installation of Solar Power System Alice Springs Remote Community Accommodation Remote Indigenous Community student accommodation funded by HWA. Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Consulting rooms renovation. Remote Health Experience Pascale Dettwiller The Remote Health Experience 2013 was held in Katherine from 22-24 March. Students from Flinders NTMP Year 1, 2 and 3; Charles Darwin University Nursing and Pharmacy and Batchelor Aboriginal Health Practitioner course not only contributed actively to the weekend but also engaged positively with each other and everyone. The aim of the Remote Health Experience was to develop interprofessional and professional specific skills; and knowledge and attributes required for competent, confident, accountable practice within a remote and Indigenous health setting within a primary health care framework. The weekend focused on inter-professional learning for very remote contexts an inseparable work and living environment characterised by unique cultural, linguistic, social, economic, geographical, and climatic conditions. Participants learnt many practical applications for very remote practice. The event was organised by Associate Professor Pascale Dettwiller and Dr Sarah Chalmers from Flinders NT, with assistance from many other Flinders NT staff. Below: Remote Health Experience 2013; participants after an evening of story telling. 7 NT Medical Program News