RAHC welcomes new National Manager
The Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Glasson as its new National Manager. David commenced this position on Monday, 17 February 2020.
As the previous CEO of the not-for-profit companies Victorian Metropolitan Alliance and Eastern Victoria GP Training, David brings a wealth of experience to the role. He has spent 15 years organising education and training for health professionals to deliver quality primary healthcare across Australia.
David also brings a deep understanding of the Indigenous healthcare sector having spent many years focused on addressing the uneven distribution of the workforce within regional areas of Victoria, including in Indigenous communities.
“I believe the Remote Area Health Corps programme provides an intelligent and practical approach to addressing the challenges of access to health services in remote communities. I'm excited to be leading the RAHC team and all the dedicated health professionals who undertake placements in striving toward closing the gap in health outcomes for Indigenous people,” said David.
David will be based in at RAHC’s Canberra head office from where he will lead the Northern Territory teams in Alice Springs and Darwin.
Since 2008, RAHC has provided 6,500 health professional placements in the Northern Territory, who collectively have provided the equivalent of 570 years of service. RAHC is currently funded until 2022.