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As the peak body for the remote health workforce, we advocate for the remote perspective in position statements on key issues
Cultural respect & cultural safety
This paper acknowledges that racism is a social determinant for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and advocates for health professionals, to have a shared understanding of cultural respect, and provide culturally safe health care specific to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ needs.All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have a right to access quality health care and will do so when they feel respected and culturally safe.