Thursday, 12 April 2018 Senator Bridget McKenzie, Federal Rural Health Minister, recently gave the Alliance a large public tick of approval.
"Growing up in country Victoria, I share the goals and vision of the National Rural Health Alliance," she told a packed...More
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 The latest Partyline (out now at http://ruralhealth.org.au/partyline) has a focus on the health of children, families and new mothers living in rural and remote Australia.
In this issue you will read about: the award winning Wide Smiles...More
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 “What are my options since codeine was rescheduled?”
ACRRM is working with the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA), CRANAplus, and the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) to ensure that rural doctors and other health...More
Monday, 12 February 2018 The National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) was represented at a meeting of the Rural Health Stakeholder Roundtable in Canberra last week. Nineteen of the twenty groups attending the roundtable are member organisations of the NRHA. The aim...More
Tuesday, 6 February 2018 Codeine rescheduling in rural and remote communities - your questions answered
Do you have questions relating to the rescheduling of codeine and associated issues? The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM), in...More
Thursday, 1 February 2018 As of 1 February 2018 medicines containing codeine need a prescription.
The National Rural Health Alliance, with support from the Federal Government, is developing specialised information on this change.
If you would like to...More
07 July 2017 - Having access to clear and reliable information about the performance of internet access is important to all Australians. However, for those living in rural and remote areas it is often critical. These Australians have limited options for connectivity and... More
19 June 2017 - Partyline #59, June 2017 is out now at http://www.ruralhealth.org.au/partyline
The biennial National Rural Health Conference is the largest and most influential event on the rural and remote health... More
18 April 2017 - The deadly impact of “the flu” and the vital need for vaccination, particularly in rural and remote aged care facilities, is one of the poster presentations planned for the 14th National Rural Health Conference.
Presenter Clinton Gibbs, of the Mid... More
31 March 2017 - With the cost of private health insurance rising again from 1 April 2017, many people are again questioning whether to retain their current level of insurance or whether it is actually worth having private health insurance at all. If you live... More
31 March 2017 - During the election last year, the Coalition announced their intent to appoint a National Rural Health Commissioner. This was met with enthusiasm by the rural health sector as a vehicle to drive the urgent work required to improve the health... More
19 March 2017 - The Senate Estimates process and what we learnt about some specific health issues
Senate Estimates is a time for political journalists and policy junkies to rub their hands in delight and try to pick through the evidence for startling bits of news. ... More
25 January 2017 - Scurvy in 21st century Australia? Surely not!
Surely scurvy, a condition brought on by malnutrition, could not exist in an advanced OECD country like Australia in the 21st century?
Think again.... More