RAHC sends its 1,000th new-to-remote urban health professional to the Northern Territory to assist health services in closing the gap


On Tuesday 2nd May 2017, we sent our 1000th new-to-remote health professional, Ellenie Palmer, Oral Health Therapist from Newcastle, NSW into a remote Indigenous community in the Northern Territory (NT).

Working with the Remote Area Health Corps: A Fortunate Experience


Dr Bruce Barker and Dr Jennifer Barker's RAHC Story featured in Health Advocate Magazine - April 2017 issue.

There is so much more to learn and talk about


Dr Bruce and Dr Jennifer Barker' story in CRANAPlus March 2017 issue

Improve your skills to work out bush


Applications are now open for the Centre for Remote Health Postgraduate Remote and Indigenous Health Practice Programs which include:

Making a real difference in closing the gap, Dr Margaret Niemann is the worthy winner of the 2016 Annette Walker Award


A General Practitioner truly passionate about Indigenous health outcomes, Dr Margaret Niemann, from Bairnsdale, Victoria, is the recipient of the 2016 Annette Walker Award. Dr Niemann has been on placements with RAHC since 2011 and completed her 56th placement at the beginning of March 2017.

RAHC to provide Professional Development support for the upcoming online Pharmacotherapeutics course offered by the Centre for Remote Health


The Centre for Remote Heath (CRH) online Pharmacotherapeutics course provides participants with knowledge regarding pharmacotherapeutics in Remote Area Nursing (RAN) practice, the development of sound clinical reasoning for drug therapies and best practice in a remote setting. It spans principles of pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacology.

There is so much more to learn and talk about – General Practitioner, Dr Bruce Barker shares his and his wife Dr Jennifer Barker’s experience


I have been a GP for 35 years now, and for most of this time, we have been in minor centres,

Meet Daniel Fejo, our new in-house Cultural Orientation Trainer


Part of our induction for new-to-remote health professionals (HPs) has been the Cultural Orientation training, which is conducted by Northern Territory General Practice Education (NTGPE). Going forward, RAHC will be offering this one-day cultural orientation program in-house.

RAHC-sponsored Remote Emergency Care (REC) course proves a winner with experienced and new-to-remote Registered Nurses


A group of 24 enthusiastic RAHC Registered Nurses (RNs) attended a Remote Emergency Care (REC) course from 10 – 12 February 2017 at the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation branch in Melbourne. 

You’re invited to a social event hosted by RAHC


RAHC is hosting a special evening on 10 February 2017 at the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) branch in Melbourne to meet with Health Professionals interested in working remote.

This event coincides with the annual Remote Emergency Care (REC) course held in Melbourne.  The course is sponsored by RAHC and conducted by CRANAplus.