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Rural Health Stakeholder Roundtable meets in Canberra

Monday, 12 February 2018

The National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) was represented at a meeting of the Rural Health Stakeholder Roundtable in Canberra last week. Nineteen of the twenty groups attending the roundtable are member organisations of the NRHA. The aim of the Roundtable, which was established in 2015, is... More

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Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Codeine rescheduling in rural and remote communities - your questions answered Do you have questions relating to the rescheduling of codeine and associated issues? The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM), in...
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Dont miss these keynotes
Wednesday, 31 January 2018
The 6th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium will celebrate 20 years since the establishment of the first university department of rural health in 1997 and will highlight the research and knowledge that followed this innovation...
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Thursday, 25 January 2018
SBS television has featured a story on the mental health workforce crisis in rural and remote areas of Australia. The segment, broadcast on 23 January, includes a short interview with Alliance CEO, Mark Diamond, as well as interviews...
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Thursday, 25 January 2018
The National Rural Health Alliance would like to encourage people living in rural and remote areas of Australia to share their experience with out-of-pocket medical costs by participating in a short survey. Out-of-pocket costs refer to...
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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...
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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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09 April 2015 - The April issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH) will be out soon and has articles on a range of important rural and remote health topics. To whet your appetite, here is a summary of some of them.   Not just a fisherman’s wife: Women’... More
07 April 2015 - It is a tragedy that every year about 30 children die on Australian farms. Farmsafe Australia has released a checklist on Child Safety on Rural Properties. The checklist covers important safety concerns on things such as ‘A safe place to play’, ‘Water’, ‘... More
02 April 2015 - In this message, Gordon speaks with Martin Laverty of the Royal Flying Doctor Service about some of the key challenges the RFDS and the Alliance (of which it is a founding member) face. Click on the link and make spending... More
30 March 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’. It has attracted a range of experts from the... More
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15 March 2015 - The Prime Minister’s recent description of life in remote Aboriginal communities as a “lifestyle choice” and the Barnett Government's decision to review the viability of remote communities has created much comment. Gordon Gregory, CEO of the... More
13 March 2015 - Prime Minister Abbott's view about people who live in remote areas - particularly Indigenous people - has caused something of a storm. NRHA's CEO hopes that Australia does not give up on its more remote areas.       ... More
12 March 2015 - Welcome to A Minute with Gordon, the Alliance's new video message series with our CEO, Gordon Gregory. Our vision for A Minute with Gordon is to engage with those interested in rural and remote health through short video messages that are informative and... More
The BushWire
06 March 2015 - The National Rural Health Alliance's monthly e-newsletter has undergone some changes. The latest is a new name – The BushWire. Our monthly e-newsletter is an important part of our communication about matters of importance in rural and remote health and... More