Executive Committee update April 2016

Let the celebrations begin!

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The NRHSN along with our 28 Rural Health Clubs, parliamentarians and stakeholders helped celebrate our 21st Birthday on 17 March at Parliament House, Canberra.

Highlights from the celebration include:

Check out how your Rural Health Club will be celebrating here!

What have we been up to?

  • 16 & 17 March – NRHSN Council Meeting
  • 17 March – NRHSN 21st national celebration
  • 17 March – National Close the Gap day
  • 1-3 April – The NRHSN was represented at the Future of General Practice Conference
  • 6 April – The NRHSN was represented at the Minister for Rural Health’s Rural Health Stakeholder Roundtable
  • 14 April – the NRHSN is a supporter of the REALISE national Health Innovations Pitch and Connect event

What’s coming up?

  • 15 April – The NRHSN will be represented at the JFPP National Advisory Committee Meeting – let us know if there is anything you would like us to discuss in this forum!
  • 17-19 April – The NRHSN will be represented at the Caring for Country Kids conference
  • 17 April– The NRHSN will be represented at the SARRAH Advisory Committee Meeting – let us know if there is anything you would like us to discuss in this forum.
  • 18 April - the NRHSN will be represented at the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) Council Meeting
  • 28-29 April – The NRHSN will be represented at the Telehealth Conference
  • 29 April – The NRHSN will be represented at the Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP) Capacity to Train reference group – let us know if there is anything you would like us to discuss in this forum!
  • 4 May – The NRHSN will be represented at the Federation of Rural Australian Medical Educators (FRAME) Meeting
  • 5-7 May – The NRHSN will be represented at the Primary Healthcare Nurses Conference
  • 25 May – The NRHSN will be represented at the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association’s Innovation Collaboration Network Meeting

Let us know!

We’d love to hear from you. If you have any comments, questions or feedback you can contact us on executivecommittee@nrhsn.org.au:

Chair

Rebecca Irwin

 

Community and Advocacy Officer

William Moorhead

Vice Chair

Joshua Mortimer

 

Indigenous Health Officer

Danielle Dries

Secretary

Gabriela Kelly

 

Medical Officer

Blair Burke

Allied Health Officer

Ankur Verma

 

Nursing and Midwifery Officer

Danni-Lee Dean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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