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Table 4 Organisational influence in health centres (N = 12): resources and management procedures

From: Describing and analysing primary health care system support for chronic illness care in Indigenous communities in Australia's Northern Territory – use of the Chronic Care Model

Resources and management Number of health centres %
Business plan containing chronic illness care goals 5 42%
Receive allocated funding for chronic illness care 4 33%
Designated chronic disease coordinator on site 5 42%
Shortage of chronic illness care equipment 9 75%
Lack of clinical training in chronic diseases affecting performance 6 50%
Lack of training in prevention and health promotion affecting performance 10 83%
Claiming for Enhanced Primary Care Medical items (care plans and case conferences) 6 50%
AGPAL* accreditation status   
   Currently accredited 6 50%
   Scheduled for accreditation 1 8%
   No accreditation 5 42%
  1. * Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited.