Placement team’s Bring a Friend event was a great success

On 14 April, the Placement team held a ’Bring a Friend’ event at the Novotel Darling Harbour in Sydney.

It's the best thing that I've done in my career - Philip Stricke's story.


Two years after graduating from the University of Sydney and having spent time abroad in the UK, I returned to Australia and opened my own practice in the eastern suburbs of Sydney. After eight  years, the wanderlust returned to London where I spent the next 20 years.

Important Information: Salary Sacrifice for 2015/16 Financial Year


RAHC’s parent company, Aspen Medical, pays all superannuation payments a month in arrears as per the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) guidelines.

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released a new report that demonstrates an increase in client contacts


The recent report released by the AIHW includes information from 278 organisations across Australia providing health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

When what you wear matters…


When preparing to go on placement, the appropriate dress code must be considered in order to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and understanding.

The Lancet and the Lowitja Institute join forces to develop a comprehensive report of the world’s Indigenous population.


The report developed by the Lancet and the Lowitja Institute includes data from 28 Indigenous populations from over 20 countries. This represents over 50% of the world’s Indigenous population with approximately 154 million Indigenous people .

The data was collated against eight key themes:

·         Population

Safety of health professionals to the fore


The Board and team of the Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) shares the sympathy that has been expressed by many of our health professionals in response to the death of Ms. Gayle Woodford at the end of last month.

Are you familiar with Social Media Policy?


We understand that social media such as Facebook plays a large part in how we work and engage with each other. Therefore, we established our Social Media policy to provide guidelines for all users which include our official page, our staff and our health professionals.

Immunisation recommendations for health professionals working remote


Immunisation is important because healthcare workers, especially those working in remote communities in the Northern Territory, can be at increased risk of some preventable diseases as well as potentially transmitting infections to susceptible patients.

Sympathy expressed for Remote Area Nurse who passed away in tragic circumstances last week in South Australia

The Board and team of Remote Area Health Corps express their sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of Gayle Woodford, a Remote Area Nurse from Fregon in the APY Lands of South Australia who passed away in tragic circumstances in the last week. This sad event provides a timely reminder to ensure all health professionals are aware of current on ca