SRSA Funding Round 2: Individual CPD Grant applications closing soon

Medical specialists who live and work in rural and remote Australia are invited to apply for an Individual Specialist CPD Grant under the Support for Rural Specialists in Australia (SRSA) program. Grants can be used to assist with registration fees, accommodation, and travel to a CPD event or course.  Applications close 28 February 2018. Head to the website for the complete Funding Round guidelines and application forms.

CroakeyGo - an invitation to walk and talk health matters

Rural health advocates are invited to join a #CroakeyGO event in Albury on Monday, 19 February 2018.  #CroakeyGO is a form of walking journalism, and this will be an opportunity to walk with editors from the public health news project,, and talk about local and wider health issues. The Croakey editors will conduct interviews and live tweet the walk, so that others can participate long distance and tune into the discussions.

8th National Health Reform Summit:  ‘Equity, Efficiency and Sustainability’

Don’t miss the 8th National Health Reform Summit to be held in Canberra, 27 March 2018.  Sessions include include: ‘can our health system be fixed or does it need to be rebuilt?’; ‘What ideas and resources do we already have to improve the health system?’; ‘Engaging politicians and governments’; and ‘Re-imagining the health system’.
There will also be a pre-Summit Workshop on ‘Why advocacy matters: how to maximise influence in the health sector'. 

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.