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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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01 May 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - May Day is upon us but many health and wellbeing services in rural and remote areas will not be dancing around the Maypole.* They are facing extreme funding uncertainty... More
29 April 2015 - NRHA Council member and Chair of Friends of the Alliance, Pauline Glover, attended a Health and Wellness Roundtable hosted by the National Rural Women’s Coalition (NRWC) on 2-3 March in Adelaide, SA. The Roundtable brought together a diverse group of... More
29 April 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) strongly supports the Choosing Wisely Australia initiative being launched today by NPS MedicineWise. Choosing Wisely... More
27 April 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - There is a packed program of eleven pre-Conference events at the 13th National Rural Health Conference in Darwin, from 22-24 May 2015. The pre-Conference program is... More
24 April 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - Today marks one month before the 13th National Rural Health Conference starts in Darwin on Sunday 24 May. The Darwin Convention Centre will host more than 1,000... More
22 April 2015 - The National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA), represented by Dr Jenny May, attended a rural health consultation hosted by Telstra Health in Brisbane on 21 April 2015. Other organisations represented at the meeting included the Australian College of... More
NT Chief Minister welcomes Flying Doctor and NRHA to Darwin for National Conference
21 April 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - With the help of the Flying Doctor, Darwin will play host to 1000 rural health professionals attending the 13th National Rural Health Conference The conference is... More
17 April 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - Two young and passionate advocates for rural and remote health services are being given a leg up to Darwin for the 13th National Rural Health Conference. Russell Lamb... More

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