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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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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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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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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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Federal Budget 2023-24 Media Release
10 May 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) sees the Federal Budget 2023–24 as a missed opportunity to significantly address healthcare needs in rural Australia.... More
Federal budget 2023-24 - Parlliament house
09 May 2023 - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is calling for an investment in multidisciplinary health services in rural areas... More
05 May 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Pim Kuipers as Editor-in-Chief of the Australian Journal of Rural Health... More
04 May 2023 - Rural, remote and regional aged care workers may be at risk of heightened emotional strain. Workers who are already under the pump due to a range of factors, such as being under-resourced at work, are likely to have fewer opportunities to address their own... More
Volume 31, Issue 2 of the Australian Journal of Rural Health - showing image of pregnant woman getting ultrasound
03 May 2023 - Volume 31, Issue 2 of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is out now. It carries a From the Alliance editorial titled... More
 Episode 24: Supporting the ‘whole’ child  In Episode 24 of Build ‘Em Up, we chat to Caitlin Breheny
28 April 2023 - In Episode 24 of Build ‘Em Up, we chat to Caitlin Breheny, Founder and Director of Connect Paediatric Therapy Services, an inter-, multi- and transdisciplinary allied health service that has seen a major increase... More
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04 April 2023 - National Rural Health Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen said mental ill health in women is ‘an enormous issue in rural and remote Australia’ and called for action to improve rural healthcare accessibility. Ms Tegen was a guest on the first episode of... More
Alliance Chief Executive Susanne Tegen with Hon David Littleproud MP and other RRRCC delegates
29 March 2023 - The National Rural Health Alliance was part of the Regional, Rural and Remote Communications Coalition (RRRCC) delegation that met with more than 45 politicians at Parliament House on 29 March 2023 to raise awareness of regional communications. The... More

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