Tackling GP shortage - The Young Witness October 2008
Luke Smith and Judith Nall-Bird from ARMS are featured in Tackling GP shortage, highlighting the recent announcement ot increase the number of ANU medical students spending a year in Young from 2 to 3 students. Luke and Judith are about to finish their 12 month stint.
Media Release - NHHRC
The NRHSN recently submitted their recommendations to the National Health and Hospitals Reforms Commission, here is our Media Release regarding our submission.
Trainee doctors return to the bush to inspire was in the local Gunnedah newspaper featuring the RAHMS cerw on a RHSV.
University of Wollongong - RAW October 2008
The University of Wollongong highlighted the fact that their students (SHARP members) and other university students attened RAW in an article, Health students gain raw appreciation of country life.
Dunedoo District Diary - RAW October 2008
Rural health on the agenda for health students across NSW appeared in the October Dunedoo District Diary.
ABC Radio interview - Shannon Nott discussing Rural Aprreciation Weekend, 6 October 2008
Shannon Nott was interviewed on ABC radio discussing RAW, along with several NRHSN members who went along giving their thoughts. To have a listen click here, and select MP3 under Audio.
Media Release - Creative way to increase the NT health workforce
CARAH are holding a Cross Cultural Awareness Weekend in the Macdonnell Ranges on 4-5 October, with NRHSN members from several RHCs and covering many disciplines participating.
Media Release - Rural Health on the Agenda for Health Students Across NSW
Rural Appreciation Weekend is happening in Dunedoo, NSW on October 4-6 and over 100 NSW health students are converging on a farm to experience and appreciate rural life.
National Rural Faculty Bush Alert, August 2008
The NRHSN: an update written by Luke Smith provides an update on what our members have been up to for the National Rural Faculty's newsletter.
Website helps med students prepare for Aborignal health, Medical Observer 4 July 2008
Website helps med students prepare for Aboriginal health acknowledges Marion Davies', Rustica, dedication to Aboriginal health with the creation of the Australian Indigenous Medical Electives Database (AIMED). The article also mentions Marion's NACCHO/RHWA award for outstanding contributions to Indigenous health.
Catching the Wave, Australian Rural Doctor June 2008
Catching the Wave includes an interview with Alyson Kelly, OUTLOOK and quotes Shannon Nott, NRHSN Co-Chair, in an Australian Rural Doctor article looking at ways to ensure rural and remote areas get their share of new medical graduates in the next five years.
Issues Magazine Edition 83 June 2008 - Indigenous Health edition
Outback Medicine is the story of two NRHSN members (Jacinta Spry FURHS and Claire Seiffert ARMS) who participated in remote Indigenous placements.
Rural scholarships need a boost 23 May 2008
Boost rural student scholarships to ease workforce crisis is an article in the Medical Observer, Shannon Nott was interviewed to stress the importance of scholarships to rural students.
Landline, ABC TV 27 April 2008
Landline profiled the Rural Health Workforce Australia DVD Seachange, Treechange, Lifestyle change in April. They also included filming and overview of the NRHSN's DVD Wide Horizons: Three health students get out of town. The NRHSN featuring Joshua Crase from OUTLOOK is toward the end of the program - click here for the link.
SHARP Close the Gap BBQ 24 April 2008
SHARP members were photographed (many proudly wearing their SHARP t-shirts!) at their Close the Gap BBQ in April, with photos printed in the Illawarra Mercury.
NURHC 08 Media
Many members were interviewed by local and interstate radio stations, as well as newspaper articles. These include:
NURHC 08 Photo Competition
- The Medical Observer published "Bush wonders blitz photo comp awards" with the winning photo taken by Ken Noda including an interview with 3rd place getter, Josh Crase, May 9.
- Medical Observer ran an article featuring several photos in their April 4 edition.