Supporting Primary Health Care
in Remote Indigenous Australia

Annual General Meeting

All are invited to attend the upcoming annual general meeting of the Central Australian Rural Practitioners Association Inc.

Date: Thursday 25th October 2018
Time: 1230-1330hrs
Place: NT Primary Health Network building, Centre for Remote Health (West wing), 5 Skinner St, Alice Springs
Teleconferencing Details: 1800 896 797 PIN- 5008346675

Please join or renew your CARPA membership.

Encourage any colleagues interested in remote health to consider joining.


Orientation to Remote Primary Health Care Manuals

– video to improve delivery of health care in remote Australia through improved use of recommended clinical guidelines now available.

New editions of RPHCM available

The new editions of the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals were launched at the CRANAplus Conference in Broome. The latest editions include:

  • CARPA Standard Treatment Manual 7th edition
  • Minymaku Kutju Tjukurpa — Women’s Business Manual 6th edition
  • Clinical Procedures Manual for remote and rural practice 4th edition
  • Medicines Book for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners 4th edition

You can access the manuals via the RPHCM website.

What we do

professional development

CARPA supports the education and professional development of remote and Indigenous health professions, including sponsoring education events and supporting individuals to undertake activities or attend events.

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CARPA develops resources to support high quality care in remote and Indigenous health, including activities to improve the utilisation of the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals.

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Health Care Manuals

CARPA plays a key role in the governance and production of the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals, a suite of clinical guidelines for primary health care practitioners in remote and Indigenous health services, guide clinical practice in many areas of rural and remote Australia.