NRHA/AHHA Rural and Remote Policy Think Tank

19 April 2012




National Health Reform in Rural and Remote Communities: the impact of organisational change and new funding flows

Thursday, 19 April 2012 9.30am - 4:00pm The Four Seasons Room at the Pavillion Hotel on Northbourne, Canberra Over 100 people concerned with healthcare services in rural, regional and remote areas attended a Policy Think Tank convened in Canberra by the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) and the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). Participants came together from around Australia to discuss the implications of national health reform for rural health services and outcomes. This page provides links to the presentations and the Report of Joint Policy Think Tank.

Matilda House - Welcome to Country
Prue Power Chief Executive Officer, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association - Welcome Presentation
Paul Dugdale Director, Chronic Disease Management Unit - Event Outline, Identification of key issues for break-out groups Presentation
Sharon Willcox Director, Health Policy Solutions - Overview of Pricing Framework Presentation
Annette Turley Director of Anaesthesia, Rockhampton Base Hospital - Local Health Network perspective Presentation
Anne Handley Rural Health Service Manager - Cross-border opportunities Presentation
Keith McDonald Manager, Primary Health Planning - Medicare Local perspective Presentation
Lyndon Seys Chief Executive Officer, Alpine Health - Multi Purpose Service perspective Presentation
Carole Taylor Executive Officer, CRANAplus - A remote perspective Presentation



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