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Wednesday, 17 January 2018

From 1 February 2018 medicines containing codeine will no longer be available without a prescription. 

With support from the Australian Government, the National Rural Health Alliance is developing specialised information for people living in rural and remote areas to ensure that... More

Friday, 12 January 2018
If you know a nurse or midwife who deserves recognition, now is the time to nominate them for the 2018 HESTA Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards. The Awards recognise nurses, midwives, nurse educators and researchers as well as...
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Monday, 18 December 2017
Rates of mental illness in rural and remote Australia are similar to that of major cities. However, access to mental health services in country areas is substantially more limited. The good news is that there are an increasing number of...
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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,...
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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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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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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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08 June 2013 - The Alliance has published the report of its Practical Design Fund project which includes recommendations for delivering... More
07 June 2013 - The 12th Conference website will soon become the official online proceedings of the event (http://nrha.org.au/12nrhc). The site currently contains all speaker bios and abstracts and links to Conference sponsors’ and... More
Nominations open for 2013-15 Friends Advisory Committee
07 June 2013 - Do you support the Alliance’s vision of good health and wellbeing in rural and remote Australia? Are you interested in raising the profile of the National Rural Health Alliance and its work? If so, you might want to join Friends of the Alliance and... More
Comparing performance across Australia by the COAG Reform Council
07 June 2013 - Healthcare 2011-12: Comparing performance across Australia was released by the COAG Reform Council on 24 May 2013 along with two... More
Care and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia
07 June 2013 - The NRHA submission to the Senate Community Affairs Committee inquiry on the care and management of Australians living with... More
RHCE2 funding round opens 8 August 2013
07 June 2013 - The 5th Funding Round of Rural Health Continuing Education Stream 2RHCE2 will be open from 8 August to 10 October 2013. The Rural Health Continuing Education Stream Two (RHCE2) program, funded by the... More
GUS will begin on 1 January 2014 and will replace the Medicare Teen Dental Health Plan.
24 May 2013 - The Australian Government is consulting with interested parties about the details of its child dental health program Grow Up Smiling (GUS). GUS will begin on 1 January 2014 and will replace the Medicare Teen Dental Health Plan. The Alliance made a... More