The aim of the MOICDP is to increase access to a range of health services, including expanded primary health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the treatment and management of chronic disease.

The Program will focus service delivery on the following chronic conditions:

  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Chronis respiratory disease
  • Chronic renal (kidney) disease
  • Cancer

The objectives of the Program are to:

  • Increase access to multidisciplinary care in primary health care settings; and
  • Increase the range of services offered by visiting health professionals to prevent, detect and manage chronic disease more effectively.

CheckUp (General Practice Queensland Ltd) is responsible for overall management and governance of the Program (including management and support for Regional Coordinators).

CQ RAICCHO is responsible for:

  • Working with the Regional Coordinators on their checklist of tasks and deliverables; and
  • Delivering coordinated services in line with a Schedule, using contracted health professionals or employees.

The expected outcomes of the MOICDP are:

  • Increased access to multidisciplinary care in primary health care settings; and
  • Increased the range of services offered by visiting health professionals to prevent, detect and manage chronic disease more effectively.

Refer to the description of the Outreach program from CheckUp.

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