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AJRH Volime 28 No6 Dec 20

December AJRH: Drowning prevention and remote challenges with workforce and COVID-19

Monday, 11 January 2021

The December issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health looks at drowning prevention: there’s a systematic literature review on the next steps for rural and... More

CouncilFest 2020 video screen shots
Friday, 11 December 2020
The Council of the National Rural Health Alliance held its annual gathering of member representatives CouncilFest from 30 November to 1 December 2020. The Council meeting, held online due to COVID-19, was attended by representatives of...
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Thursday, 10 December 2020
The December issue of our quarterly online magazine Partyline is now available, focussing on prevention, early intervention and innovation in primary care.  Creating healthy rural communities requires more than a focus on illness...
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AJRH cover
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
The October issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is now available. Several articles focus on workforce issues: the regional distribution of private dental practices and dentists; recruitment and retention of rural physicians...
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Partyline screen shot issue 72 September 2020
Monday, 28 September 2020
We are pleased to announce that the September issue of Partyline, the National Rural Health Alliance’s quarterly online magazine, is now available. With our recent webinar on food security, position statement on economic support for...
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AJRH cover
Friday, 4 September 2020
The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is now available. In this issue, Alliance CEO Gabrielle O’Kane writes on the future of telehealth post COVID-19 (we need it to stay, but need to fix quality and accessibility...
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Phot and poetry image
Monday, 10 August 2020
There’s just three weeks left to get your entries in for the 2020 #loverural Friends Photo and Poetry Competition. The Friends Photo and Poetry Competition celebrates life in rural Australia – so we want to see words or images that...
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Girl holding hair
09 October 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of a Productivity Commission inquiry into the role of mental health in the Australian economy and the best ways to support and improve national mental wellbeing. But... More
Partyline screen shot
03 October 2018 - The September 2018 issue of Partyline has just hit the website, and is full of news from around the rural and remote health sector. Articles are organised under sections of:
Rural Health Policy;
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health;... More
24 September 2018 - Once a year the National Rural Health Alliance’s now 37 member Council gathers in Canberra to review the progress we have made as an Alliance, set new directions and strategies, and on the third day visit as many Parliamentarians as possible to make... More
My Health Record privacy is strengthened
01 August 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to strengthen the privacy provisions of My Health Record – Australia’s online health summary system. Alliance CEO Mark Diamond says last night’s announcement to amend My... More
Alliance calls for sugar tax
26 July 2018 -   The National Rural Health Alliance has joined a growing number of health organisations calling for a tax on sugary drinks.  In its recent submission to the Senate Inquiry into Australia's obesity epidemic, the Alliance supports all eight... More
My Health Record materials to download and share
13 July 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance is urging all its 35 national member organisations to embrace My Health Record, and it asks that country people do not opt out of the system.  My Health Record is an online summary of a person's important health... More
Pat Turner
10 July 2018 - Pat Turner has spent decades at the forefront of policy innovation and change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  As CEO of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), Pat is also a leader in rural and... More
AJRH
21 June 2018 -   A third of country people suffering moderate to high psychological distress don't think they have a mental health problem. That's the striking finding of research about to be published in the ... More