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rural and remote health


Various groups have welcomed the appointment of Associate Professor Ruth Stewart to the role of National Rural Health Commissioner Rural health advocate, medical practitioner and researcher Associate Professor Ruth Stewart has …

PSA holds ‘great fears’ about the sustainability of pharmacy services in rural communities, citing workforce maldistribution and inadequate CPA support The PSA has shared fears about the ‘dire situation’ for …

Discount pharmacy chain calls on Federal government to pull back regulations, but Pharmacy Guild maintains current rules are beneficial for the public Chemist Warehouse chief operating officer Mario Tascone has …

The suspension of a GP has highlighted the issue of overwork in rural practices Victorian GP Dr Andrew Griffiths was a solo practitioner in a country town where he was …

How will health services survive climate change impacts on rural and remote populations? Climate change threatens to impact the lives of Australians living in rural and remote regions, through increased …

Two chemists are ditching city life for a week-long stint in regional Australia When I call Michelle Cassumbhoy and Alana Donaldson, they’re leaving Dalby and making their way to Goondiwindi, …

A unique 21-year study of more than 2.4 million cases of infectious disease across Australia reveals a major social divide where being poorer, living remotely or being an Indigenous Australian …

The issue of whether or not pharmacists should leave major cities in order to find work – or well paying work – has arisen again, with AJP readers highlighting a …

How could pharmacists help provide services which are scant in rural areas? wonders Karalyn Huxhagen Since the third community pharmacy agreement, the focus has been on developing professional programs including …

The Guild is inviting students from rural and remote locations who are studying pharmacy or are intending to study pharmacy to apply for the Rural Pharmacy Scholarships for 2017. These …

Diseases such as scabies, which affects an estimated 70% of children in remote regions of the country may be eased thanks to MSD funding boost to One Disease—a non-for-profit organisation. …

Funding in the 6CPA for new and expanded pharmacy services focusing on rural and remote health, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, are positive but pharmacies servicing these communities …