Let’s celebrate the successes in eye care – new report released by the Brien Holden Vision Institute

17/11/2015

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.

RAHC nurse wins Best Rural Paper award at the ICEN Conference

15/11/2015

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”.

Indigenous children at most risk of large-scale tooth decay

11/11/2015

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.

Come with an open mind, a sense of humour and just have a ball - Bronwyn Cox's RAHC story

6/11/2015

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.

RAHC is refunded until 2018

5/11/2015

We are pleased to announce that Aspen Medical has been selected again to operate  Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) until 30 June 2018.

RAHC Clinical Manager, Fiona Wake, says farewell as she joins the NT Government Department of Health.

30/10/2015

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.

Medical student completes placement at Yuendemu with program run by ANU and local Aboriginal Medical Service

29/10/2015

Danielle Dries took part in a six-week placement based in Yuendemu in central Northern Territory as part of an elective rotation for her medical degree with Australian National University (ANU).

Pauline Rubin wins prestigious award at the CRANAplus conference for Excellence in Mentoring.

26/10/2015

At the CRANAplus conference held on the 17 -19 October 2015 in Alice Springs, Pauline (Polly) Rubin won the Excellence in Mentoring for Remote Health award.

Telstra’s $40m infrastructure to reach more remote Northern Territory communities

25/10/2015

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.

Upgrades to the Maningrida’s Health Centre complete

8/10/2015

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.

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