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My Health Record - opt out period begins

Friday, 13 July 2018

The National Rural Health Alliance is urging all its 35 national member organisations to embrace My Health Record, and it asks that country people do not opt out of the system. 

My Health Record is an online summary of a person's important health information.  A Record will be created for all... More

Pat Turner
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Pat Turner has spent decades at the forefront of policy innovation and change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  As CEO of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), Pat is also a leader...
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AJRH
Thursday, 21 June 2018
  A third of country people suffering moderate to high psychological distress don't think they have a mental health problem. That's the striking finding of research about to be published in the Australian Journal of Rural...
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Partyline issue 63 June 2018
Friday, 15 June 2018
The June issue of Partyline has just hit the website, with a new look and chock full of news from around the rural and remote health sector. We’ve made a few changes to way we deliver you the magazine of the National Rural Health Alliance....
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Friday, 15 June 2018
“There are just 2 psychiatrists for every 100,000 country people in very remote areas," said Mark Diamond, CEO of the National Rural Health Alliance. The National Rural Health Alliance has released new analysis to show just how few...
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Full Alliance analysis of the Federal Budget 2018-19
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
"These are solid initiatives, but they are just the beginning", says Mark Diamond, Alliance CEO. The National Rural Health Alliance has been poring over the detail of the recent Budget, and what it might mean for health in rural and...
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My Health Record opt out dates announced
Monday, 21 May 2018
My Health Record is a major government initiative to create an online summary of everyone's health information. All Australians will automatically get a My Health Record by the end of this year, unless they choose to opt out of the...
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22 May 2014 - The NRHA is looking for research partners to check and follow up on the findings of the NRHA discussion paper, Access to medicines and pharmacy services, published in January 2014. The paper identified significantly lower access to medicines and pharmacy... More
22 May 2014 - The Alliance submission to the Senate Committee Inquiry into speech, language and communication disorders and... More
19 May 2014 - New evidence from the NRHA shows that the Budget proposal for a GP co-payment on out-of-pocket health care costs would have particularly severe consequences for people in rural and remote areas - and for their GPs. If the proposal for a seven dollar co-... More
16 May 2014 - A public information forum for people in more remote areas, hosted by National Disability and Carer Alliance and National Rural Health Alliance with the people of Mount Isa, will be held at the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health on Thursday 26... More
15 May 2014 - Lindy Swain, who represents the Rural Special Interest Group of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia on Council of the Alliance, has gone so far as to suggest rural health is... More
06 May 2014 - Friends of the Alliance is currently looking for a Friend in South Australia who would be interested in participating on the Friends Advisory Committee. Friends of the Alliance is a network of... More
05 May 2014 - Perhaps it's in the fine print but certainly the headline recommendations from the Commission of Audit show no understanding of the differences between city and country circumstances where health and health services are concerned. The proposal for a... More
RAMUS
02 May 2014 - Dr Jacqueline (Jackie) Boyd and, in a joint nomination, Associate Professor Robert (Bob) French and his wife Dr Margaret (Marnie) Barrow have received RAMUS Mentor of the Year awards for 2013. Jackie Boyd is a GP Registrar based Coconut Grove in the... More