The Brien Holden Vision Institute has released its new report, Vision for Every Australian, Everywhere which provides the key impacts and outcomes of the work achieved in partnership with many organisations over the past few years`, including RAHC.
At the International Conference for Emergency Nurses (ICEN) Conference in Brisbane, RAHC Registered Nurse Ruth Coleman was presented with the prestigious Rural Paper Award for her paper “Going remote: Accepting the challenge of a remote area nursing secondment”.
According to Dental Health Services Victoria, toddlers as young as 18 months are having rotting teeth pulled out which is largely thanks to frequent fizzy drinks and other drinks high in sugar, such as cordials or fruit juices.
Growing up in rural Australia, I have always found it appealing to work in a remote environment. As a Registered Nurse, I’ve worked primarily worked ED but knew my chance to work in remote Australia would have to wait until my sons had left home.
Fiona Wake, RAHC’s Clinical Manager, will be leaving RAHC to join the NT Government Department of Health as the Safety, Quality and Accreditation Manager. Fiona finishes with RAHC on Friday October 30.
Telstra and the Northern Territory Government will fund mobile phone coverage, and where possible, broadband in eight Central Australian and Barkly region communities that currently only have landline coverage.
On 1 October 2015, the Health Minister John Elferink and Member for Arafura Francis Kurrupuwu joined the staff and community members in Maningrida at the official opening of the newly refurbished and upgraded health centre.