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National Rural Health Alliance

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Discussion paper

29 Jun 2017

This paper argues that a comprehensive Framework to guide and direct better health outcomes in rural and remote communities is critical.

Research report

17 Nov 2016

This report describes and analyses the prevalence of food insecurity in Australia and the consequent adverse implications for the health and productivity of individuals and communities. It proposes options aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of Australians who experience food insecurity. It notes the...

Infographic

21 May 2015

Rates of mental illness do not vary much across the country - this infographic shows that about 20 per cent of Australians had a mental health problem in the past 12 months. However Medicare expenditure per person is much lower in rural and remote areas....

Fact sheet

1 Jan 2012

Cancer is responsible for Australia's largest disease burden, and people with cancer in rural areas have poorer survival rates than those living in major metropolitan centres.

Journal article

1 Jan 2008

The Commonwealth government's Rural Health Strategy funds a group of 13 programs. Current funding for the programs lapses on 30 June 2008. The Department of Health and Ageing recently undertook a review of many of the programs and others providing special rural health services. The...

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Discussion paper

29 Jun 2017

This paper argues that a comprehensive Framework to guide and direct better health outcomes in rural and remote communities is critical.

Infographic

21 May 2015

Rates of mental illness do not vary much across the country - this infographic shows that about 20 per cent of Australians had a mental health problem in the past 12 months. However Medicare expenditure per person is much lower in rural and remote areas....

Conference paper

10 Apr 2013

A two-year project funded by an Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing grant to our university aimed to: investigate the experience and perceptions of health professionals involved in providing palliative care in regional areas; identify continuing educational needs; and develop resources to enhance the...

Journal article

1 Jan 2013

Objective To determine the relationship between cognitive behavioural coaching, the well-being of rural general practitioners (GPs), their intentions to leave and actual leaving of rural general practice.

Journal article

1 Jan 2013

This paper provides a comprehensive review of the key dimensions of access and their significance for the provision of primary health care and a framework that assists policy-makers to evaluate how well policy targets the dimensions of access. Access to health care can be conceptualised...

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Conference paper

7 Apr 2013

The South Australian (SA) Health in All Policies (HiAP) initiative provides a framework and mandate for intersectoral policy work on the social determinants of health. Participation in decent and meaningful employment is a key social determinant of health, and is also an important strategy to...

Journal article

1 Jan 2013

Only one third of clinically eligible patients attend a cardiac rehabilitation (CR) program. Few studies have looked at participation in rural cardiac patients. This paper examines the risk profile and participation in CR of rural and urban residents with cardiac disease who enrolled in a...

Conference paper

10 Mar 2007

This presentation discusses the influence of healthy nutritious food in reducing health problems, and explores the relationship between freight and health in remote Indigenous communities. It highlights how inextricably linked the two components are, and that freight is a critical element that cannot be ignored....

Conference paper

10 Mar 2007

Outlining the opposition Labor Party's direction in health policy, this presentation describes a 'long-term vision for health' in rural Australia. Issues considered include: removal of duplication and inconsistencies between different levels of government in order to use limited health resources for patient based health services;...

Conference paper

10 Mar 2007

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) provides a weekly child health clinic in the remote Indigenous community of Kowanyama, on Cape York Peninsula. The RFDS runs a playgroup as part of the program. This paper describes the establishment of the playgroup program, its goals, the...

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