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CHS commenced a Pilot of the Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark (GLA:D) program in June 2021 within existing funding. The GLA:D program is a preventative education and exercise program with hip and knee osteoarthritis helping to reduce pain, analgesic consumption and the need for surgery. Additionally, CHS and ACTHD have been working with Southern NSW Local Health District on reversing flows of residents from NSW living in their region.
9. See above response to question 8.
10. The level of data granularity required to answer this question is not currently available. Accordingly, to provide a response to this question would be an unreasonable diversion of resources.
11. All funded positions within the surgical subspecialities of the Division of Surgery at Canberra Hospital are fully recruited except the following:
a. Cardiothoracic by one medical officer, however the corresponding theatres session are covered by other surgeons within the unit;
b. Vascular by one medical officer however the corresponding theatres sessions are covered by other surgeons in the unit; and
c. Ophthalmology by one medical officer however a recruitment round is currently underway.
Education—alcohol, other drugs and sex education
(Question No 796)
Ms Castley asked the Minister for Education and Youth Affairs, upon notice, on 3 June 2022:
(1) What is the curriculum for drug and alcohol education in ACT public and non-government schools, including details on what curriculum the directorate advises for each year level.
(2) Do teachers receive any training to teach drug and alcohol education; if so, (a) who provides the training and at what cost and (b) how many teachers are trained in drug and alcohol education.
(3) Do schools run external drug and alcohol training; if so, what (a) programs provide this, (b) year levels are taught and how and (c) is the total cost.
(4) What are the current requirements for sex education in ACT public and non-government schools, including details on what curriculum the directorate advises.
(5) Are teachers trained by the directorate to teach sex education; if so, (a) who provides the training and at what cost and (b) how many teachers are trained in sex education.
(6) Do schools run external sex education training; if so, what (a) programs provide this, (b) year levels are taught and how and (c) is the total cost.
(7) Do ACT Government schools offer any access to sexual protection; if so, what (a) schools and (b) is offered to students in each year level; if not, what evidence informed this decision.