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Table 1 Characteristics of the six case study PHC services, 2010

From: The potential for multi-disciplinary primary health care services to take action on the social determinants of health: actions and constraints

  Approximate # of staff (FTE) Budget (p.a.) Main source of funding Governance Examples of disciplines employed
Service A 16 (13.5) $1.2m SA Health State funded and managed Social worker, nurse, speech pathologist, occupational therapist, dietitian, cultural worker, lifestyle advisor
Service B 26 (20) $1.1m SA Health State funded and managed Medical officer, lifestyle advisor, PHC worker, podiatrist, nurse, speech pathologist
Service C 36 (22) $1.7m SA Health State funded and managed Nurse, dietitian, speech pathologist, psychologist, occupational therapist, cultural worker, social worker
Service D 12 (10.8) $0.5m SA Health State funded and managed Aboriginal health worker, PHC worker
Congress 320 (188) $20m Dept. of Health & Ageing Aboriginal community controlled Board Medical officer, psychologist, social worker, youth worker, midwife, nurse, Aboriginal health worker, pharmacist
Shine SA 100 (55) $6.1m SA Health + Dept. of Health & Ageing Non-government organisation with governing Council Medical officer, nurse, counsellor, workforce educator, community health worker, disability worker, Aboriginal educator, multicultural worker