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New innovation website showcasing reform in Australia’s health workforce

The Health Workforce Innovation in Australia – a National Inventory website show how individuals and organisations are driving change across the Australian health, higher education and training sectors. The website can be used by anyone as a resource for developing further reform and innovation. Stories are submitted by people from across Australia who are working to build […]

The Nursing Post-Issue 21

Issue 21: Rural and Remote Health Hi Readers, Welcome to Issue 21 of The Nursing Post! This issue we take a close look at Rural and Remote Health. Holding a fundraiser or event on your ward or in your workplace? Get creative, take a photo of your team and send it in to Include […]

Heart to Heart: Improving CVD Adherence

Non-adherence to cardiovascular medicines has become a large burden on the healthcare system budget; 30% of all prescriptions dispensed in community pharmacies are for CVD, and 20% are for hypertension. Adherence to cardiovascular medicines ranges from 11% to 83% depending on the condition being treated and medicine type. Hear the latest evidence on strategies that […]

Nursing & Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme

SARRAH manages five allied health scholarship streams under the NAHSSS. These are: Undergraduate Scholarship: Provides assistance for people living in rural, remote and regional areas to study at an undergraduate or entry level. Applications are expected open on the 4 September 2012 and close on the 25 October 2012. Clinical Placement Scholarship: Provides assistance to allied health […]


The new portal, mindhealthconnect, is designed to provide a trustworthy source of information, support and a gateway to therapy for people seeking help for mental health disorders. Minister for Mental Health Mark Butler said the launch of the site delivered one of the key objectives of the Government’s new e-Mental Health Strategy, which was also […]

National Rural Health Alliance Inc

Equivalence of support for nurses and allied health professionals A longstanding aim of the Alliance is to secure greater equivalence of support for nursing and allied health at all stages of the pathway from entry into studies (uni or TAFE), right through to retirement. This should be done without any reduction in the efforts to […]

Qualified assessors sought for Healthy Living Programs

If you are interested in being an assessor, please forward your resume and a brief summary of your skills. You must be qualified and established in your profession and be registered with your relevant professional body (if applicable). Expertise and skills we require are: Aboriginal Health Worker Diabetes Educator Dietitian Exercise Physiologist Occupational Therapist Physiotherapist […]

Australia’s progress in closing the gap

The Close the Gap committee recommended the government must urgently improve ways to measure Indigenous life expectancy. Indigenous leaders also said that methods to calculate Aboriginal life expectancy “need a rehaul in order to get a true picture of Australia’s progress in closing the gap”. To read the reports and for further information: (a) Link to […]