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My Health Record - opt out period begins

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 important health information.  A Record will be created for all... More

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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Full Alliance analysis of the Federal Budget 2018-19
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
"These are solid initiatives, but they are just the beginning", says Mark Diamond, Alliance CEO. The National Rural Health Alliance has been poring over the detail of the recent Budget, and what it might mean for health in rural and...
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My Health Record opt out dates announced
Monday, 21 May 2018
My Health Record is a major government initiative to create an online summary of everyone's health information. All Australians will automatically get a My Health Record by the end of this year, unless they choose to opt out of the...
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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
07 August 2014 - Complete the Department of Health survey for consumers and carers, healthcare providers and medical software vendors and have your say about the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record... More
06 August 2014 - Applications are now open for the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal's Small Grants for Rural Communities program. Grants of up to $5,000 are available for not-for-... More