11th Conference of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners

Northern Territory Nurse Practitioners are looking forward to welcoming you to the Red Centre in 2016. Nurse Practitioners are central to patient care, with a crucial role in improving access to quality health care. The diverse program will include a range of contemporary themes across the clinical practice, policy, academic and leadership elements of the Nurse Practitioner role. The theme "The Centre of Care” emphasises the nursing role. Nursing is a profession based on caring.

Webinar: Timely diagnosis and management of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a debilitating condition that affects 1 in 10 women, yet average diagnosis time stands between 7-10 years.

Please share this invitation with your networks. Jean Hailes for Women's Health, with the support of the Victorian State Government, presents this important webinar for health professionals to further their knowledge and skills, decrease the delay in diagnosis and improve patient outcomes.

Endometriosis: diagnosis and management

2016 NSW Rural Health & Research Congress

9 -11 November 2016

Twin Towns Clubs and Resorts

Tweed Heads

The Health Education and Training Institute, Northern NSW Local Health District and our Congress partners are pleased to announce the 2016 NSW Rural Health and Research Congress to be held in the beautiful coastal location of Tweed Heads from the 9 -11 November. Our theme this year is:

“The Rural Health Vision - translate, integrate and innovate!

Book launch: Aboriginal Children, History and Health: Beyond Social Determinants

You are invited to the launch of
edited by John Boulton
Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Newcastle, Australia
with a Foreword by Professor Colin Tatz, Politics and International Relations, ANU
to be launched by
Professor Ngiare Brown
Professor of Indigenous Health and Education, University of Wollongong
Friday 1 July 2016
Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe
at 6.30 for 7 pm

Possums Education 2016 Australian National Tour

Possums Education is an arm of the non-profit organisation and registered charity, Possums for Mothers and Babies Ltd. Possums Education offers a new cross disciplinary and integrated approach to the complex problems of feeds, sleep, unsettled infant behaviour, and parent mental health in early life, opening up the latest research and challenging accepted orthodoxy across a range of topics. Our evidence-base is peer reviewed and published in national and international medical journals, and is changing practice both here and overseas.

Free webinar: Working effectively with people affected by forced adoption - for GP's

Forced adoption has affected an estimated 250,000 Australians, and the impacts, including grief, trauma, anxiety, depression and problems with self-identity and relationships, have been significant and often life-long. GPs are often a first contact for people affected by forced adoption and training is now available to support GPs to deliver effective care.

Webinar - The making of Australia's rural and remote health sector – and its challenges for the future

Hosted by the National Rural Health Alliance to celebrate the achievements and retirement of Foundation CEO Gordon Gregory

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 2:30-4.00pm Eastern Standard Time*

This free public Webinar is designed as an opportunity for people involved with rural and remote health in Australia to reflect on the years since the 1st National Rural Health Conference was held in Toowoomba in February 1991.