National Diabetes Support Scheme – Indigenous Consultation Project

Yarning Pty Ltd has been engaged by Diabetes Australia to consult with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities, and health workers who provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with diabetes to gain thoughts, insights, and valuable feedback around the National Diabetes Support Scheme and associated programs for Indigenous Australians who suffer Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes.  This feedback will be used to inform future polices, and programs. Feedback is being sought from any health professionals whose roles (both directly and indirectly) includes providing support to Indigenous patients with Diabetes, Indigenous people who are living with diabetes, or Indigenous family members who provide care for someone living with diabetes. Feedback is being sought via a number of methods:

Online Workshops

A 2-hour workshop via Microsoft Teams where you can share your thoughts and ideas around support services, educational programs associated with the NDSS.

Workshops have been scheduled for each State and Territory and have been broken into 4 targeted sessions.

  • Health Workers from Metropolitan areas
  • Health Workers from Regional and Remote areas
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Metropolitan areas
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Regional and Remote areas,

The online workshops will be held on:

New South Wales

Monday 14 March at 9:30am NSW time – Health Workers from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : NSW Health Workers Metropolitan Workshop

Wednesday 16 March at 9:30am NSW time – Health Workers from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : NSW Health Workers Regional and Remote Workshop

Tuesday 22 March at 9:30am NSW time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : NSW Indigenous Community Members Metropolitan Workshop

Wednesday 23 March at 9:30am NSW time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : NSW Indigenous Community Members Regional and Remote workshop

 

Queensland

Monday 14 March at 12:00pm QLD time – Health Workers from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : QLD Health Workers – Metropolitan Workshop

Tuesday 15 March at 12:00pm QLD time – Health Workers from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : QLD Health Workers – Regional and Remote Workshop

Monday 21 March at 12:00pm QLD time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : QLD Indigenous Community – Metropolitan Workshop

Wednesday 23 March at 12:00pm QLD time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : QLD Indigenous Community – Regional and Remote Workshop

 

Western Australia

Monday 14 March at 1:00pm WA time – Health Workers from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : Health Workers WA – Metropolitan Workshop

Tuesday 15 March at 1:00pm WA time – Health Workers from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : Health Workers WA – Regional and Remote Workshop

Monday 21 March at 1:00pm WA time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : Indigenous Community WA – Metropolitan Workshop

Tuesday 22 March at 1:00am WA time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : Indigenous Community WA – Regional and Remote Workshop

 

Victoria

Thursday 17 March at 9:30am VIC time – Health Workers from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : Health Worker VIC – Metropolitan Workshop

Friday 18 March at 9:30am VIC time – Health Workers from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : Health Worker VIC – Regional and Remote Workshop

Monday 28 March at 9:30am VIC time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : Indigenous Community VIC – Metropolitan Workshop

Tuesday 29 March at 9:30am VIC time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : Indigenous Community VIC – Regional and Remote Workshop

 

South Australia

Wednesday 16 March at 12:30pm SA time – Health Workers from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : Health Workers SA – Metropolitan Workshop

Thursday 17 March at 12:30pm SA time – Health Workers from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : Health Workers SA – Regional and Remote Workshop

Monday 28 March at 12:30pm SA time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : Indigenous Community SA – Metropolitan Workshop

Tuesday 29 March at 12:30pm SA time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : Indigenous Community SA – Regional and Remote Workshop

 

Northern Territory

Wednesday 16 March at 2:30pm NT time – Health Workers from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : Health Worker NT – Metropolitan Workshop

Thursday 17 March at 2:30pm NT time – Health Workers from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : Health Worker NT – Regional and Remote Workshop

Wednesday 23 March at 2:30pm NT time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Metropolitan areas.  Click this link to attend : Indigenous Community NT – Metropolitan Workshop

Thursday 24 March at 2:30pm NT time – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members from Regional and Remote areas.  Click this link to attend : Indigenous Community NT – Regional and Remote Workshop

 

Tasmania

Friday 18 March at 1:00pm TAS time – Health Workers.  Click this link to attend : Health Workers TAS – Workshop

Friday 25 March at 9:30am TAS time – Indigenous Community Members.  Click this link to attend : Indigenous Community Members TAS – Workshop

 

Australian Capital Territory

Monday 21 March at 8:30am ACT time – Health Workers.  Click this link to attend : Health Workers ACT – Workshop

Friday 25 March at 12:30pm ACT time – Indigenous Community Members.  Click this link to attend : Indigenous Community ACT – Workshop

 

To register to attend a workshop, or for more information contact: [email protected]

 

Online survey

Two survey’s have been develop, one for health professionals, and one for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  Each survey should only take about 10 minutes to complete.

The link for the Health Professionals survey is here – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SVZVLML

The link for the Mob Living with Diabetes survey is here https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8V72VFW

 

One on One interview

If you are unable to attend a workshop, but would still like to provide feedback please reach out to [email protected] and someone from the yarning team will give you a call at a convenient time to hear your thoughts and feedback about the NDSS

We hope you will take the time to share your experiences to help guide and inform better service provision to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander patients and communities and share this project with any family, friends, and colleagues whose feedback will be valuable.

Should you have any questions regarding this project please contact Phil Ahmat of the Yarning team via [email protected]