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Want more information about changes to the availability of medications containing codeine?

Friday, 13 April 2018

As of 1 February 2018 medicines containing codeine need a prescription. 

The National Rural Health Alliance, with support from the Federal Government, is developing specialised information on this change.

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Rural Health Minister Bridget McKenzie addressing the #6rrhss
Thursday, 12 April 2018
Senator Bridget McKenzie, Federal Rural Health Minister, has give the Alliance a large public tick of approval. "Growing up in country Victoria, I share the goals and vision of the National Rural Health Alliance," she told a packed...
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Tuesday, 20 March 2018
The latest Partyline (out now at http://ruralhealth.org.au/partyline) has a focus on the health of children, families and new mothers living in rural and remote Australia. In this issue you will read about: the award winning Wide Smiles...
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Tuesday, 20 March 2018
“What are my options since codeine was rescheduled?”   ACRRM is working with the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA), CRANAplus, and the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) to ensure that rural doctors and other health...
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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...
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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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04 August 2014 - People from all around the world are trying to get to Arcadia, that Wide Brown Land in the South where safety is assured and the people feast on milk and honey and barbecued prawns. The good folk of Arcadia also have well-managed health services... More
01 August 2014 - The Alliance provided a brief submission to the... More
31 July 2014 - The 2014 Primary Health Care Research Conference (Canberra, 23–25 July) sought to foster a culture in which knowledge exchange becomes automatic - a part of core business for everyone who wants to contribute to the improvement of primary health care... More
28 July 2014 - Nick Goodwin, CEO of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC), was in Australia in July for meetings in Newcastle and Canberra. While he was at the annual Primary Health Care Research... More
28 July 2014 - The Department of Health, via Stream 2 funding of the Rural Health Continuing Education (RHCE2) program, supported a Forum in Melbourne recently on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health coordination. It was run by the Brien Holden Vision... More
23 July 2014 - At a meeting of the Social Determinants of Health Alliance (SDOHA) on 14 July, those in attendance were introduced to ANDI. The Australian National Development Index (... More
02 July 2014 - Shaping health policy to improve rural health outcomes 2-3 September 2014
Old Parliament House, Canberra
The 4th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium will bring together a critical group of people for improving rural and remote health... More
01 July 2014 - Would you like to present a paper at the 13th National Rural Health Conference? Submitting an abstract is the first step. Abstracts can be submitted online via the Alliance’s website from 1 August to 28 November 2014. The Conference website will contain... More