Thursday, 4 October 2012

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services report (AIHW)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services report, 2010-11: OATSIH services reporting - key results is the 3rd national report on health services provided by Aboriginal community controlled and non-community controlled health organisations, and funded by the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.

In 2010-11:

- primary health care services provided 2.5 million episodes of care to about 428,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients, a 4% increase from 2009-10
- substance use services provided treatment and assistance to about 28,600 clients, a 9% increase from 2009-10
- Bringing Them Home and Link Up counselling services were accessed by about 11,800 clients, an increase of about 10% from 2009-10.

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