Meaningful Ageing Regional Seminar Series

Regional aged care organisations and their staff - including volunteers and community members - around Australia will have a rare opportunity for locally provided professional development in spiritual care to inform, inspire and celebrate their work with the older people for whom they care.

Meaningful Ageing Australia is the peak body for spiritual care and ageing supporting  organisations and groups to respond to the pastoral and spiritual needs of older people, their significant others, and their carers.

Common vulval conditions: all that itches is not thrush - a webinar for health professionals

Common vulval conditions: all that itches is not thrush - a webinar for health professionals
7.30pm - 9.00pm, 1 February 2018

Free webinar will use case studies to explore the diagnosis and management of some common vulval conditions and will include: an anatomy refresher; examination and consultation essentials to improve practice; common vulval conditions; investigation, management options and when to refer.

FarmWell Survey: What do you think farming communities need to maintain their wellbeing?

The Centre for Mental Health Research, ANU is interested in studying links between farming and mental health outcomes of people living in farming communities. If you are over 18 and are a farmer, former farmer, live on a farm, or are otherwise closely involved in a farming community, we are interested in your views.

First national call for applications for the Health Workforce Scholarship Program

The Rural Workforce Agency Network has announced the launch of the first national call for applications for the Health Workforce Scholarship Program.

The Scholarship Program is intended to improve the access to services needed in remote and rural areas across Australia by supporting an increase in skills, capacity and scope of practice for medical, nursing and allied health professionals working in primary health care. The Rural Workforce Agency Network will deliver the Scholarship Program in each state and the Northern Territory.