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Partyline #61, November 2017 is out now

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Partyline #61, November 2017 is out now at http://ruralhealth.org.au/partyline

In this issue John Kelly from the Heart Foundation describes how the Foundation’s Heart Maps show the great inequity in heart health across Australia, including that deaths... More

Poverty fact sheet
Friday, 24 November 2017
The National Rural Health Alliance has updated its Fact Sheet on Poverty in Rural and Remote Australia to include new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics on mean income and wealth in Australia and healthcare cost access...
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Piggy bank with thermometer
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
On 31 October, 2017 representatives from the National Rural Health Alliance joined colleagues from COTA and Consumers Health Forum of Australia to speak at the second public hearing of the Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee...
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Silhouettes on red earth
Thursday, 26 October 2017
A new report prepared by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s Centre for Community Child Health has revealed a growing divide in health and wellbeing between children in remote Australia and their peers in urban areas. The...
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In Canberra this week, representatives of the National Rural Health Alliance and Palliative Care Australia, joined special guests at Parliament House to highlight issues surrounding palliative care in rural and remote Australia.
Friday, 20 October 2017
In Canberra this week, representatives of the National Rural Health Alliance and Palliative Care Australia, joined special guests at Parliament House to highlight issues surrounding palliative care in rural and remote Australia. The...
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map of australia showing all heart admissions by region
Friday, 20 October 2017
New data released from the Heart Foundation shows that deaths from heart disease are 60% higher in rural and remote areas of Australia, compared to metropolitan areas. Hospitalisations due to heart attack are double the metropolitan rates...
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Monday, 2 October 2017
Affordable, acceptable and appropriate access to health services for country people was the central theme to emerge at the recent annual gathering of the Council of the National Rural Health Alliance. In his editorial in this issue of...
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16 February 2015 - It’s going to be a big year with the 13th National Rural Health Conference being held in Darwin, 24-27 May 2015. We are expecting over 1,000 delegates who are passionate about the health and wellbeing of people in rural and remote Australia to be... More
10 February 2015 - Partyline is the flagship publication of the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA). It is issued three times a year, and holds a unique place as the national magazine for good health and wellbeing in rural and remote Australia. Packed with policy... More
Blackdog Institute - Treating Depression Online with e-couch
06 February 2015 - The Black Dog Institute is offering a webinar series for GPs, designed to explore the use of evidence-based online resources in general practice. Each stand-alone webinar aims to make GPs familiar with these locally-developed resources and confident in... More
27 January 2015 - The National Rural Health Alliance is proud to co-sponsor the Health-e-Nation Leadership Summit 2015. The theme for this year’s Summit is ‘Integrating Health through Change: people, design, data and mobility’. A range of experts from the health and e-... More
27 January 2015 - Students from regional NSW who are commencing dentistry studies in 2015 at an Australian University can apply for a Regional Dentistry Scholarship. Senator John Williams, Nationals Senator for New South Wales, established the scholarship to support... More
27 January 2015 - The February issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH) has new evidence and working examples from the Australian health system of emerging models of cancer care. The new models analysed can be scaled up in order to improve access to... More
21 January 2015 - An updated version of the preliminary program is now available on the Conference website.  It includes some of the topics for... More