Single Clinician Posts

1 Jul 2019

Tra­di­tion­al­ly sin­gle nurse posts, were solo posi­tions, where no oth­er health pro­fes­sion­als or sup­port staff was avail­able. This sit­u­a­tion pre­dom­i­nant­ly occurred in very remote areas ser­vic­ing Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Island com­mu­ni­ties, out­sta­tions, small out­back towns, mine sites, and tourist areas. Much has been achieved over the past 10 years with many juris­dic­tions hav­ing reduced or removed sin­gle nurse posts from their health ser­vices areas

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