Executive Committee update October 2016

Cooee October 2016 Executive Update

Photo: Danielle Dries, Indigenous Health Officer, NRHSN, Jo-Anne Chapman, General Manager- Programs, Rural Health Workforce Australia, William Moorhead, Community and Advocacy Officer, NRHSN at GP16

What have we been up to?

  • 18-21 September – Blair Burke, NRHSN Medical Officer presented on ‘providing healthy living and health career promotion to rural high school students’ at the Public Health Association of Australia conference
  • 29 September – 1 October – William Moorhead, NRHSN Community and Advocacy Officer presented on ‘the Innovative Healthcare System we want to work in’ at GP16, the RACGP Conference for General Practice
  • 12-14 October – Danni-Lee Dean, NRHSN Nursing and Midwifery Officer presented on ‘going to extremes – how isolation, geography and climate build resourcefulness and innovation in healthcare’ at the CRANAplus Conference for remote health professionals

What’s coming up?

  • 17 October – Voting closes for the 2017 Executive Committee
  • 18 October - Applications close for the CRANAplus Remote Emergency Care course - find out more here
  • 19 October – the NRHSN will be represented at the John Flynn Placement Program’s National Advisory Committee
  • 20-22 October – Rural Medicine Australia Conference - Rebecca Irwin, Chair, NRHSN will be presenting on how to organise a rural placement. Joshua Mortimer, Vice Chair, NRHSN will be presenting on ‘Are all rural placements created equal?' A national study of rural placement experiences and impact amongst multidisciplinary health student members of the NRHSN’. Gabriela Kelly, Secretary will present on ‘the innovative health care system the future rural and remote medical workforce wants to work in’
  • 25-27 October – Danni-Lee Dean, Nursing and Midwifery Officer, NRHSN will present on ‘Innovative health models supporting future delivery of rural mental healthcare’ at the Mental Health Nursing Conference
  • 26-28 October - William Moorhead, NRHSN Community and Advocacy Officer will present on ‘Inspiring tomorrow’s health leaders to innovate rural health service models’ at the Australian College of Health Service Management Conference
  • 27-29 October – The NRHSN will present on ‘Inspiring tomorrow’s health leaders to innovate rural health service models’ at the SARRAH conference
  • 5 November – the NRHSN will present at the General Practice Student Network Council Meeting
  • 6-7 November – Danielle Dries, Indigenous Health Officer, NRHSN will attend the CATSINaM Conference
  • 8-10 November – Danielle Dries, Indigenous Health Officer, NRHSN will present on ‘Creating the next generation of culturally competent health professionals’ at the Lowitja Institute Indigenous Health Conference

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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