IAHA Calls for Mentors

As part of its Online Mentoring Program, IAHA is establishing a bank of mentors from both within and external to the IAHA membership. We are looking for people who are willing to empower someone less experienced to achieve their goals by sharing knowledge and experiences in a relationship of mutual trust. Do you have skills, experience […]

IAHA enters new Partnership

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, an innovative, national resource that undertakes translation research to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. The HealthInfoNet encourages and supports information-sharing among practitioners, policy-makers and others working to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]

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 artwork@nursingpost.com.au. 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 […]

IAHA’s Media Release

During Mental Health Week, on World Mental Health Day, Wednesday 10 October 2012, Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) calls for a comprehensive, culturally safe, interprofessional approach to mental health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. “Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people suffer a higher burden of emotional distress and mental illness than that […]

IAHA National Conference & AGM

The Indigenous Allied Health Australia’s National Conference & AGM is now Bigger, Better & has a NEW VENUE!! From the 22-24 November at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets, South Bank, Brisbane. Registrations are still open so if you haven’t already done so, REGISTER NOW!!

IAHA’s Official Opening

IAHA hosted an Official Office Opening in Canberra on Wednesday 5th September 2012, with Ms Gai Brodtmann Federal Member for Canberra announcing on behalf of The Hon. Tanya Plibersek, MP additional funding for IAHA this financial year to undertake activities in promoting allied health careers, establishing partnerships with Medicare Locals, building relationships with Universities on […]

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 […]

E-MENTAL HEALTH PORTAL LAUNCHED by nacchomedia

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 […]