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My Health Record privacy is strengthened

Alliance welcomes stronger privacy provisions for My Health Record

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

The National Rural Health Alliance welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to strengthen the privacy provisions of My Health Record – Australia’s online health summary system.

Alliance CEO Mark Diamond says last night’s announcement to amend My Health... More

Alliance calls for sugar tax
Thursday, 26 July 2018
  The National Rural Health Alliance has joined a growing number of health organisations calling for a tax on sugary drinks.  In its recent submission to the Senate Inquiry into Australia's obesity epidemic, the Alliance supports...
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My Health Record materials to download and share
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...
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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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22 September 2014 - The higher level of security in Parliament House this morning lead to some successful all-Party collaboration to enable the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) to meet with parliamentarians as had been planned. The annual face-to-face meeting of the... More
11 September 2014 - NRHA was invited to make a submission to the Government’s independent review of after-hours primary care services, headed by Professor Claire Jackson. The Review’s recommendations to the Government are due by 31 October 2014. The NRHA... More
09 September 2014 - The next issue of Partyline, the Alliance’s news magazine, is scheduled for publication in November 2014. The deadline to submit items for consideration for this issue is Friday 3 October 2014. We are seeking contributions relevant to the health and... More
09 September 2014 - Participants in the 4th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium in Canberra last week committed to a National Strategy and Action Plan... More
08 September 2014 - On August 26, a number of members of the Alliance's staff were warmly welcomed to Winnunga Nimmityjah, the Aboriginal Community Controlled Primary Health Care Service in Narrabundah, ACT, by Julie Tongs, its CEO. Under the leadership of the late... More
28 August 2014 - The latest quarterly meeting between the NRHA and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provided the opportunity for discussion on a range of issues relating to rural and remote health data and evidence. Staff of the AIHW reported... More
26 August 2014 - Some of the key research relating to rural and remote health has been undertaken through funding from the Primary Health Care Research, Evaluation and Development (PHCRED) Strategy. Since 2000 the Australian Government has invested some $135 million in... More
August Partyline out now!
08 August 2014 - The August 2014 edition of Partyline, the Alliance's flagship magazine, is now available online and posted copies will be arriving soon in subscribers’ letterboxes. In this 50th issue of Partyline... More