Publications from the Queensland Network Partners
Discussion papers, Presentations, Articles, Submissions and Reports
- Australia’s Humanitarian Program 2021-2022: Submission on the management and composition of the Humanitarian Settlement Program prepared by the Refugee Health Network of Australia (RHeaNA) and Refugee Nurses of Australia (RNA)
- Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre, Amparo Advocacy Inc and the Refugee Health Network Qld feedback on the Consultation paper: Access and eligibility policy with independent assessments – Feb 2021
- Navigating the Politics and Ethics of Hospitality: Inclusive Practice with Forced Migrants– Ravinder K Sidhu, Donata Sackey- The British Journal of Social work (Dec 2020)
- Reconceptualising specialisation: integrating refugee health in primary care – Donata Sackey, Meryl Jones and Rebecca Farley – Australian Journal of Primary Health (Sept, 2020)
- Patients’ cultural and spiritual explanatory models in health encounters: a focus on the efficacy of cancer prevention strategies in women from South Sudan– Paula Peterson – Australian Journal of Primary Health (27 May, 2020)
Queensland Refugee Health Policy and Action Plan Evaluation Reports (June 2020)
- QLD Refugee Health Policy and Action Plan_Evaluation Report Summary
- QLD Refugee Health Policy and Action Plan_Evaluation Full Report
- QLD Refugee Health Policy and Action Plan_Evaluation Report_APPENDIX
- Effective consultation: a strategy to enhance Queensland Health’s Patient Experience data collection from people of a refugee background – Findings arising from the Patient Experience Project (April, 2020) – Mater Centre for Integrated Care and Innovation
- Refugee Health and Wellbeing: A policy and action plan for Queensland 2017-2020. 2018-2019 Progress Report (Jan 2020).
- First Progress Report on the Qld Multicultural Policy (2019) – Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs
- Qld Multicultural Action Plan 2019-20 to 2021-22
- Baseline Evaluation – QLD Refugee Health Policy and Action Plan – Full Report (QUT, 2019)
- Baseline Evaluation – QLD Refugee Health Policy and Action Plan – Executive Summary (QUT, 2019)
- Queensland Multicultural Action Plan – Queensland Health Annual Report 2018-19
- Refugee Health Network Qld – A health alliancing approach to maximize the health and wellbeing of people from a refugee background living in Qld– Donata Sackey, Dr Rachel Claydon, Meryl Jones and Michel Ghazal – Presented at the FASSTT Conference, Brisbane 2019
- Community engagement with refugee-background communities around health: the experience of the Group of 11 Paula Peterson, Samira Ali, Alie Kenneh and Ally Wakefield Mater Misericordiae Brisbane Ltd, Mater Centre for Integrated Care and Innovation Australian Journal of Primary Health 25(2) 113-117 April 2019
- The best for everyone – An innovative approach to improving quality and equity in primary care for newly arrived refugees. Meryl Jones, Mater, APNA Conference (April, 2019)
- Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Community Data – Data on CALD communities for needs identification and planning – Metro North Hospital and Health Service (2019)
- Submission to the Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Review into integration, employment and settlement outcomes for refugees and humanitarian entrants. Prepared by: Refugee Health Partnership Advisory Group Qld (RH-PAGQ) and Refugee Health Network Qld, 15 January 2019
- Snapshot of the Annual Progress Report 2018 – Refugee Health and Wellbeing: A policy and action plan for Queensland 2017-2020. Read the FULL the report.
- Improving immunisations for newly arrived refugees through co location and partnerships – Meryl Jones (Refugee Health Service, Mater) – Presented at 16th National Immunisation Conference (Public Health Association Australia) – Adelaide June 2018
- Metro South Refugee Health, Mater Integrated Refugee Health Service, Brisbane South PHN and ACCESS Community Services – Best poster Award: ‘Responding to the Syrian & Iraqi Crisis – A Local Refugee Health Partnership to Build an Integrated Care Response’ – 42nd World Hospital Congress 2018. View the Poster
- The role of Networks in supporting regional areas – Meryl Jones (Refugee Nurses Australia) & Vicky Jacobson (Refugee Health Network Qld) – Presented at the Regions of Welcome conference in Toowoomba, QLD August 2018
- An approach to building trust between refugee communities and the health care system: a model of community engagement – P Peterson, D Sackey & I Correa-Velez – Presented at ESHMS 17th Biennial Conference in June 2018 – Lisbon.
- Refugee Health Snapshot in Qld (2017 to 2018)
- Queensland Multicultural Action Plan: QH Annual Repot (2016-17) – Mentions the Refugee Health and Wellbeing Policy and Action Plan and the Refugee Health Network Qld
- Responding to the needs of all Queenslanders – the refugee health and wellbeing journey D. Sackey,V. Jacobson, P. Peterson, C. Nicholson, L. Schmidt, & M. Jones. Presentation given at the APIC1 – 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care held in Brisbane, Nov 2017.
- Building capacity and integration for better outcomes (V. Jacobson & D. Sackey) Presentation at Culture for Kids: Integrating communities and systems 2017 Queensland Child and Youth Clinical Network forum (Nov, 2017)
- Integrating Oral Health wellness into a nurse-led Refugee Health Service (Metro South Health Equity & Access Unit, Metro South Refugee Health Service and Metro South Oral Health Service , Metro South Hospital and Health Service) Paper presentation at HSRAANZ Conference, Nov 2017 – Gold Coast, Qld.
- Refugee Ready Toolkit – Dr. Margaret Kay & Nicole Gould (Brisbane South PHN) – Presentation given to Primary Health Care Research Conference Aug, 2017 – Brisbane.
- Best practice guidelines for immunising a person from a refugee background Jones, M. (Mater) APNA Conference May, 2017 – Tasmania. Download the Poster here.
- Key Issues for PHNs to Consider 2017 – Refugee Health Network Submission to PHNs ensuring the needs of people from refugee backgrounds are incorporated in Mental Health Commissioning process
- Refugee Health Snapshot in Qld (April, 2017)
- Network of Networks Refugee Health in Regional Qld (2017) – Jacobson V, John, T, Donovan A, Sackey, D, Nada. Presentation given to the 14th National Rural Health Conference April 2017 held in Cairns
- Refugee Health and Wellbeing Strategic Framework for Qld (2016) – Launched by Hon Cameron Dick (Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services)
- Refugee Health Connect Evaluation (2016) – Report prepared by Mater Centre for Centre for Integrated Care & Innovation
- Partnerships Matter (2016) – Developed by Brisbane South PHN & Mater – An Evaluation of the Refugee Health Connect Model.
- The Healthy Start Program Evaluation (2016) – Centre for Integrated Care and Innovation.
- Greater Brisbane Refugee Health Advisory Group Evaluation Report February (2015) – Sarah Renals, Mater Centre for Primary Health Care Innovation
- Refugee Women as Health Leaders Project – Health Action Plans Paula Peterson with refugee women engaged as Health Development Workers in consultation with communities (2014) Mater UQ Centre for Primary Care Innovation
- Building the case for reform – The experience of people from refugee and CALD backgrounds negotiating the mental health system. Ally Wakefield & Narelle Howarth (2014) Mater UQ Centre for Primary Health Care Innovation in partnership with QPASTT, QTMHC and Harmony Place.
- Addressing the gaps: The health and well being of people from a refugee background settling in Queensland (2011) – Mater UQ Centre for Primary Health Care Innovation
- Refugees and Primary Health (RaPH) Project (2011) – Mater UQ Centre for Primary Health Care Innovation.
- Building trust: Delivering health care to newly arrived refugees (2010) Paula Peterson, Donata Sackey, Dr Ignacio Correa-Velez, Dr Margaret Kay