Australian Health Consumer

Journal article

1 Jan 2001
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The author discusses the Rural Chronic Disease Initiative and its strategies to assist people in rural Australia, especially those in small communities, to prevent and better manage chronic diseases and injury. The views of the Health Consumers' Council of Western Australia on this Initiative are...

Journal article

1 Jan 2001
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All doctors wanting to be general practitioners are required to undertake a three or four year postgraduate training program. This training will be delivered in rural regions by autonomous regional consortia. Rural training will be delivered by rural doctors in rural regions for rural regions....

Journal article

1 Jan 2001
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The under-representation of female GPs in rural and remote areas varies considerably from state to state and region to region. Female GPs, however, have a pivotal role to play in providing medical services to rural and remote communities in a sustainable manner. Strategies to support...

Journal article

1 Jan 2001
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The aims of the University Department of Rural Health in Tasmania are to change the culture within health care to give high priority to rural heath and to link academic concerns of education and research with operational concerns of service development and delivery. Some practical...