Implementing trauma-informed systems of care in health settings: The WITH study. State of knowledge paper

Publisher: Anrows, September 2015

Status – CURRENT

This paper examines the available literature on trauma-informed frameworks, models and guidelines that guide organisations to improve service provision to survivors of sexual violence with mental health problems.

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Expanding health worker roles to help improve access to safe abortion and post-abortion care

Publisher: World Health Organisation, July 2015

Status – CURRENT

The guideline provides a range of options for expanding of health worker roles in the provision of safe abortion care and post abortion contraception.

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Opportunities for Early Intervention: bringing perpetrators of family violence into view

Publisher: Centre for Innovative Justice, RMIT University, March 2015

Status – CURRENT

The report recommends a range of practical measures for tackling family violence within our community and to help bring perpetrators into view.

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DOING BETTER Gender-Transformative Public Health Messages Vol. 1 – Guidelines Vol. 2 – Worksheets

Publisher: Australian Women’s Health Network, 2013

Status – CURRENT

This resource introduces guidelines for creating gender-transformative public health messages. Gender-transformative messages have a dual aim – to improve health and to improve gender equity at the same time. This resource describes guidelines for thinking about gender-transformative public health messages, guidance on how to create and use them, and background on why it is so important to public health.

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Provision of effective meaningful and appropriate care for families who have experienced stillbirth

Publisher: Joanna Briggs Institute, University of Adelaide. September 2014.

Status – CURRENT

Evidence-based guidance for healthcare professionals providing care for parents who have experienced stillbirth from diagnosis to birth, immediately after birth and following birth.

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Clinical practice guidelines for the treatment and management of endometrial cancer

Publisher: Commissioned by Cancer Australia, Last modified 2014

Status – CURRENT

Clinical practice guidelines for the treatment and management of endometrial cancer.

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Clinical Practice Guidelines – Antenatal care – Module 1

Publisher: Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council, 2012

Status – CURRENT

Covers care in the first trimester of pregnancy. Module 1 contains chapters on ‘Providing woman-centred care’, ‘Antenatal care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women’ and ‘Population groups with specific care needs’ such as women in rural and remote areas. Clinical topics covered relate to antenatal visits, clinical assessments, screening of maternal and fetal health, and lifestyle considerations.  improve the experience and outcomes of antenatal care for all families.

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Women’s health matters : a 10 point plan 2010-2014

Publisher: WA Peak of Women’s Health WA Inc., 2011

Status – CURRENT

The purpose of the 10 Point Plan of Action is to set a policy agenda for improving the health and wellbeing of all Western Australian women through targeted strategies. The Plan provides the rationale for why women’s health and wellbeing matters. It proposes a policy framework premised on social determinants and gender equality, and the process through which the recommendations of the Plan can be achieved.

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Perinatal Depressive and Anxiety Disorders – Statewide Obstetrics Support Unit

Publisher: Statewide Obstetrics Support Unit, King Edward Memorial Hospital Western Australia, Febuary 2007

Status – CURRENT

This document provides recommendations for the screening, diagnosis, referral and management of women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. The aim of the guidelines is to improve screening, diagnosis, referral and management of women with perinatal mental health issues; and to foster the comprehensive care of perinatal mental health issues and thus reduce morbidity and emotional suffering in women and their families.

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