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Leadership opportunities for 2017!

Cooee August 2016 Member Benefit Bec Irwin presenting in Canberra

Now is the time to start thinking about the leadership and professional development opportunities available to you in 2017 as a future rural health leader.

Whether it is a Rural Health Club leadership role or a NRHSN Executive Committee role, there are many great opportunities ready and waiting for you to take on.

Find out more from 2016 NRHSN Executive Committee members and Rural Health Club Presidents.


Workforce evolution to the rescue?

Cooee August 2016 Feature Article re emerging health professionals II

Emerging health professions and extended scopes of practice are being discussed as ways of making the health workforce more efficient and patient-centric.

The Australian Health Care Reform Alliance, for example, has called on governments to confront the “professional boundaries which are based on historical practices and professional political forces rather than clinical evidence or con­sumer preferences”.  


Health care and health technology for treating Parkinson’s sufferers

Cooee August 2016 Feature Article re health technology helping Parkinsons III

Health technologies are being developed every day to improve health outcomes. Find out about a new health technology that is helping with the treatment of Parkinson’s disease as well as the Parkinson’s 1800 information line for health professionals.



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Executive Committee update:

Cooee August 2016 Executive Update WorleyNoringtonKamien and students II

In this Executive Committee update:

  • The history of the NRHSN
  • Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health’s, Are you remotely interested? Conference and Provincial Surgeons Conference presentations
  • Plus highlights of what we’ve been up to and where we’ve been advocating

Read more…

August 2016

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