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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 01 Hansard (Thursday, 3 December 2020) . . Page.. 269 ..


MBS Items 721, 723 for mental health care plans;

MBS Items 2715, 2717 for chronic conditions management plans;

MBS Items 2721, 2725 for focussed psychological strategies;

MBS Item 732 for review of care plans;

MBS Items 735,739,743 for case conferencing with other professional; and

MBS Items 3,23,36,44 for standard and out of hours consultations.

(2) WNAHCS currently provide all services consistent with the Service Funding Agreement. WNAHCS is always seeking new and innovative ways to increase service supports and these will be incorporated into future service funding agreements, as they are supported by evidence.

(3) No, however on occasion due to operational requirements, programs such as the drug and alcohol rehabilitation and support and yarning circle programs have been rescheduled.

(4) WNAHCS have seven full-time staff at the AMC.

(5) Refer to response to question 4.


Alexander Maconochie Centre—health services(Question No 82)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Justice Health, upon notice, on 4 December 2020:

(1) What on-site healthcare facilities are available at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC).

(2) What on-site rehabilitation or addiction recovery/treatment facilities are available at the AMC.

(3) How often is an inmate able to access any of these facilities.

(4) How many dedicated healthcare professionals work on-site at the AMC.

(5) What is the breakdown of job roles among these healthcare professionals.

(6) How many (a) part-time or casual and (b) full-time healthcare professionals work at the AMC either on-site or remotely.

(7) What roles are fulfilled by remote healthcare workers.

(8) How often do these remote healthcare workers work and do they have specific days that they are made available to inmates.

Ms Davidson: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) The Hume Health Centre at the AMC has consultation spaces, a dental room, a treatment room and medication management and administration facilities. There are also three satellite clinics across the prison.


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