Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
A step in the right direction

Foot care and education provided by roving podiatrist Sara Coombes, and her husband and podiatry assistant Tim, in 14 remote Central Australian communities is reducing the risk of infection, complications and amputation among patients with diabetes....More

Northern Territory PHN


Health Services & Programs
Harnessing corporate relationships to improve health outcomes in rural and remote Australia

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has secured valuable partnerships with the corporate sector, bringing new income streams and expanded services to the RFDS and benefits in revenue, reduced staff turnover and public relations value to the corporate partners. ...More

By Lana Mitchell
Royal Flying Doctor Service


Health Professionals & Practice
GPs meeting the needs of rural communities: the pathway to rural generalism

Rural and remote Australia offers diversity in the range of complex health presentations and provides opportunities for GPs to expand their procedural and non-procedural skills......More

By Ayman Shenouda


Health Professionals & Practice
From country kids to rural doctors: the journey of doctors who grew up in the bush

Has a scholarship scheme to support medical students with a rural or remote background had an impact on the doctor shortage in country Australia? A research project has investigated the RAMUS Scheme....More

By Lesley Jandric
National Rural Health Alliance


Health Professionals & Practice
APY Lands Exchange inspires two-way learning

Each year a group of University of Adelaide medical students is invited to stay in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara Lands where they immerse themselves in community life and culture and deliver a holiday program for the local children....More

By Alison Harvey