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rural and regional health


Hospital doctors will now be able to write Close The Gap scripts – but hospital pharmacies are still left out of the scheme An announcement by the Commonwealth Department of …

Mental health first aid training is beneficial for community pharmacy staff and residents in rural and regional areas, study finds Researchers have evaluated the impact of Mental Health First Aid …

Rural pharmacists want collaboration not turf wars, says Rural Pharmacy Network of Australia Rural Pharmacy Network of Australia (RPNA) has called for an end to the ‘turf war’, appealing to …

The Health Minister “just does not get it or does not care” about Australians not filling scripts due to cost, says pharmacist politician Emma McBride In the House of Representatives …

New data has found considerable variation in access to contraceptives across the Gippsland area – meaning women and girls cannot be confident they can get the emergency contraceptive pill from …

An anonymous doctor has told media more than 200 people are being turned away from GP surgeries a day in Ballarat alone… but pharmacists want to help The medical professional …

Australians living in regional areas are more likely to be overweight or obese, according to a report released today by the AIHW. A second report, also available today, reveals a …

After-hours help for customers is the focus of a new partnership between the Pharmacy Guild and the Western NSW Primary Health Network. The two are piloting a program for upskilling …

People living in some areas in Australia are nine times more likely than others to be admitted to hospital for a condition that could have been more effectively treated in …

Health industry stakeholders continue to welcome the new Health team in the Turnbull ministry. The Australian Self Medication Industry today welcomed the new health team in the Turnbull Ministry: the …

The vast majority of people with disability living in the community saw a GP in 2012, but almost a fifth delayed seeing or did not see a GP when they …

Rural and remote health, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, are key areas that have needed more attention for some time, says Grant Martin, CEO of the Australian Association …