Health Professionals & Practice

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
RACGP Rural

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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

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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
GPEx

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Could this be motor neurone disease?

Early recognition of motor neurone disease symptoms and timely referral to a neurologist is of highest importance for people living in country communities. Rural and remote GPs now have access to a diagnostic tool developed by MND...More

By Alison Mudie
MND Australia

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Training program boosting access to quality emergency care across Australia

The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine’s Emergency Medicine Education and Training program is helping to boost quality and access to emergency care across Australia. The program...More

By Leah Mathison
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

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University of Wollongong making a rural impact

The medical program at the University of Wollongong has a strong commitment to rural medical education and to redressing current health inequities. ...More

By David Garne
School of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong

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