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October AJRH: workforce, ageing, rural emergency departments & more

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

The October issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is now available.

Several articles focus on workforce issues: the... More

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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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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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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Thursday, 25 June 2020
The latest Partyline, the National Rural Health Alliance’s online magazine, is now available. The June 2020 special issue features fresh perspectives from rural Australia about the impact of COVID-19, and in particular some of the positive...
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Thursday, 21 May 2020
‘How humans and the environment interact’ is the theme of the Virtual Pre-Symposium Session.  View Program. The 7th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium scheduled to be held in Alice Springs in May 2020 was postponed due to the...
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Tuesday, 21 April 2020
Friends of the Alliance, the National Rural Health Alliance’s grassroots network of people and organisations in rural and remote Australia, has been working to ensure that Friends members have the opportunity to stay connected during this...
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01 February 2018 - As of 1 February 2018 medicines containing codeine need a prescription.  The National Rural Health Alliance, with support from the Federal Government, is developing specialised information on this change. If you would like to receive more... More
Dont miss these keynotes
31 January 2018 - The 6th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium will celebrate 20 years since the establishment of the first university department of rural health in 1997 and will highlight the research and knowledge that followed this innovation.  It will... More
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25 January 2018 - SBS television has featured a story on the mental health workforce crisis in rural and remote areas of Australia. The segment, broadcast on 23 January, includes a short interview with Alliance CEO, Mark Diamond, as well as interviews with Martin Laverty... More
25 January 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance would like to encourage people living in rural and remote areas of Australia to share their experience with out-of-pocket medical costs by participating in a short survey. Out-of-pocket costs refer to additional costs... More
12 January 2018 - If you know a nurse or midwife who deserves recognition, now is the time to nominate them for the 2018 HESTA Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards. The Awards recognise nurses, midwives, nurse educators and researchers as well as personal care workers... More
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18 December 2017 - Rates of mental illness in rural and remote Australia are similar to that of major cities. However, access to mental health services in country areas is substantially more limited. The good news is that there are an increasing number of telephone and... More
30 November 2017 - Partyline #61, November 2017 is out now at http://ruralhealth.org.au/partyline In this issue John Kelly from the Heart Foundation describes how the Foundation’s Heart Maps show the great inequity in... More
Poverty fact sheet
24 November 2017 - The National Rural Health Alliance has updated its Fact Sheet on Poverty in Rural and Remote Australia to include new data from the Australian... More