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Workforce mapping tool supports rural health reform

Tuesday, 30 November 2021

The Alliance has launched a geospatial mapping tool that reveals rural health workforce gaps in every pocket of rural, regional and remote Australia.

The Rural Health Workforce Mapping Tool (RHWMT) is an evidence-... More

Rural health in Australia snapshot 2021
Thursday, 25 November 2021
A new go-to snapshot of health and wellbeing in rural, regional and remote Australia combines data, research and information in a new easy to digest resource published by the National Rural Health Alliance...
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Kim Zischke with two patients
Friday, 29 October 2021
The lasting impacts of COVID-19 on the health and quality of life of all Australians are yet to unfold. Ahead of the curve, an aged care facility in the small town of Kingaroy in Queensland is proactively...
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AJRH october cover
Friday, 29 October 2021
The Australian Journal of Rural Health (the Journal) has published a Special Issue, raising some of the “grand challenges in delivering a sustainable health workforce for rural Australians”. Volume 29 Number 5...
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The Case for better healthcare
Friday, 29 October 2021
The Alliance is developing a new model of rural health care that will benefit both health professionals and communities in rural, regional and remote Australia. Australians living outside our cities and...
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Annual report cover
Monday, 25 October 2021
In a clear demonstration that the National Rural Health Alliance is achieving strategic outcomes, the Board has reappointed its existing executive for another two-year term. Chairperson Nicole O’Reilly, Deputy...
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Build 'Em Up Episode 7
Wednesday, 6 October 2021
In Episode 7 of Build ‘Em Up we chatted to the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s chief storyteller, Lana Mitchell, about the unique role of the RFDS in supporting communities in the far reaches of Australia....
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RAMUS applications for 2013 are now open
20 November 2012 - Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS) Scheme - Applications for 2013 are now open. VIsit the RAMUS website for more... More
“NRHA Presents…” on rural health TV Channel 600
19 November 2012 - In Episode 1 Highlights from Glenelg, join Australia’s leading rural health researchers at the 3rd Rural and Remote Scientific Symposium in Adelaide as they consider some key issues affecting health and wellbeing in rural and remote areas. Visit the... More
Oral health care for the long-term
18 November 2012 - The Government’s dental reform package recognises that people in rural and remote areas are among the most under-served when it comes to oral health. It targets... More