NRHSN Council Portfolios
The NRHSN has 5 Portfolio teams which work closely with the Executive to represent the perspectives of NRHSN members to key stakeholders and professional organisations. NRHSN Portfolio representatives are student members of the NRHSN and their Rural Health Club, who have been elected into their roles by the NRHSN Council.
NRHSN Portfolio representatives and the Executive represent the official positions and policies of the Network.
See the Portfolio Teams here.
Allied Health Portfolio
The Medical Portfolio consists of 2 Junior and 2 Senior Medical Portfolio Representatives who represent the NRHSN to stakeholders including the Australian Medical Students' Association (AMSA), Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine's (ACRRM) Bonded Support Program (BSP) and John Flynn Placement Program (JFPP), Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand (MDANZ), and Rural Australian Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS). They can be contacted on the Medical Portfolio email.
Indigenous Health Portfolio
The Indigenous Health Portfolio is represented on the NRHSN Council by the Junior and Senior Indigenous Health Portfolio Representatives. They can be contacted on the Indigenous Health Portfolio email.
Community and Advocacy Portfolio
The Community and Advocacy Portfolio is made up of 2 Junior and 2 Senior Community and Advocacy Portfolio Representatives who represent the NRHSN to stakeholders including the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) and the Australian Rural Health Education Network (ARHEN). The representatives can be contacted on the Community and Advocacy Portfolio email.
Teamwork the key to sustainable services
Teamwork the key to sustainable services outlines the project led by the University of Technology Sydney and the University of Sydney aimed to refocus nursing, medical and allied health courses to put increased emphasis on interprofessional teamwork, collaboration and learning. The article was published in the Nursing Review in April 2008.