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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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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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30 October 2014 - Applications for the Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS) Scheme open on the 5th of November 2014 and close at 5pm on the 12th of January 2015. The RAMUS Scheme is funded by the Australian Government and designed to offset some of... More
28 October 2014 - The Alliance attended the launch of the Pharmacy Guild’s Discover More. Ask your Pharmacist campaign. The campaign aims to increase awareness of the services provided by pharmacists and... More
17 October 2014 - Professor Julian Disney AO gave particular attention to measures that would help to overcome rural and regional poverty when he delivered the Inaugural Anti-Poverty Week Oration for the Social Determinants of Health Alliance (SDoHA). He explained that... More
17 October 2014 - The National Rural Health Alliance has released a Fact Sheet, jointly prepared with Arthritis Australia, on arthritis in rural Australia. Arthritis is... More
16 October 2014 - On Thursday 9 October, several staff members of the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) participated in the Broadband for the Bush Alliance (B4BA) network meeting via teleconference. The meeting was addressed by the Parliamentary Secretary to the... More
10 October 2014 - The ABC’s Q&A program on 6 October 2014 focussed on mental health in rural and remote Australia. Gordon Gregory, Executive Director of the National Rural Health Alliance, provided an analysis of the... More
09 October 2014 - Recently the Alliance met with Kylie Ochsenbein, Managing Director of Oncology Massage Limited (OMLtd). OMLtd is a not-for-profit training charity, providing specialist training in oncology massage techniques. Oncology massage has been shown to improve... More
07 October 2014 - On 29 September, the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) made a Submission to the Senate Education... More