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Accessibility issues causing higher emergency presentations

Thursday, 23 May 2024

National Rural Health Alliance Chairperson Nicole O’Reilly told The Canberra Times that lack of access to primary healthcare services was the likely cause for higher rates of presentations at emergency departments in rural areas than in cities.

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Wednesday, 22 May 2024
Leading national organisations, including the National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance), are joining together with Palliative Care Australia this National Palliative Care Week (19-25 May 2024) to advocate...
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Nicoile O’Reilly ABC listen logo
Thursday, 16 May 2024
The National Rural Health Alliance Chairperson Nicole O’Reilly was on ABC AM with Sabra Lane speaking about how the Budget fell short of expectations and missed the opportunity to put rural, regional and remote...
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Budget 2024-25 Easing cost of living pressures
Tuesday, 14 May 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
The Federal Budget fails to address the ongoing health care inequity between rural and urban Australia according to the National Rural...
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Farmer and granson near water tank
Friday, 10 May 2024
Given the upcoming Federal Budget 2024-25, the Australian Associated Press refers to the Alliance’s findings that showed a $6.55 billion annual shortfall in healthcare spending outside the cities. The report...
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Susi Tegen with ABC News logo
Friday, 10 May 2024
In a report published on ABC Online, syndicated across ABC Radio News and regional ABC stations across Australia, the National Rural Health Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen called on rural, regional and...
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Nicole O’Reilly speaking to WIN TV
Wednesday, 8 May 2024
The National Rural Health Alliance Chairperson Nicole O’Reilly speaking to WIN TV, reiterated that the rural healthcare underspend of $6.55 billion could be addressed with targeted investment and innovative...
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10 June 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - Nearly 340 recommendations for improving rural and remote health care were made by delegates who attended the recent 13th National Rural Health Conference in Darwin.... More
27 May 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - Following four days of keynote addresses, paper presentations, a vibrant arts and health program, and countless conversations, delegates declared the 13th National... More
27 May 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - Delegates at the 13th National Rural Health Conference in the Darwin Convention Centre paused this morning to recognise the importance of National Reconciliation Week.... More
26 May 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - During National Palliative Care Week (24 – 30 May 2015) Australians are being encouraged to break a taboo and sit down and talk about their wishes for end of life care... More
26 May 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - Ruby Stanley and Francis Hayes both received the prestigious Friends of the Alliance Unsung Hero Award at the 13th National Rural Health Conference. Their tireless... More
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25 May 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - The 13th National Rural Health Conference opened yesterday with the clear message that there is a world of possibilities for better rural and remote health in Australia... More
25 May 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - Over 120 policy recommendations have already been made by delegates attending the 13th National Rural Health Conference in Darwin. This important biennial rural health... More
23 May 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - After months of planning, the eagerly anticipated 13th National Rural Health Conference starts tomorrow at the Darwin Convention Centre. More than 1100 delegates from... More

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