Recruiting, retaining and supporting General Practitioners (GPs), Nurses and Allied Health Professionals in rural New South Wales, Australia

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Med students to experience rural life 12/12/16
Fourteen rural councils along with the Country Women’s Association of NSW are sponsoring medical students to undertake placements in country towns as part of the NSW Rural Doctors Network commitment to attracting and retaining medical, nursing and allied health professionals to the bush.
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Assistant Minister for Rural Health to open NSW Rural Doctors Network new premises 6/12/16
The Assistant Minister for Rural Health, The Hon David Gillespie MP, will officially open the new premises of the NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN) on Thursday.
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Rural Doctors awarded for outstanding service to country NSW communities 28/11/16
Twenty outstanding GPs have been honoured for more than 700 years of combined service to country New South Wales communities.
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Health Minister to address Rural Doctors at annual GPs conference 23/11/16
Stroke, ENT, Angioedema, Urticaria, Aged Care, Hepatitis C, Teenage Depression and Ophthalmology are just some of the topics to be addressed at the 2016 Rural GPs Conference being held in Coogee this weekend.
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NSW Rural Doctors Network announces new CEO 6/9/16
The NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN) is pleased to announce that Mr Richard Colbran has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the NSW RDN.
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Dr Ian Cameron to retire from NSW Rural Doctors Network 11/7/16
After 20 years at the helm of the NSW Rural Doctors Network, Dr Ian Cameron has announced his intention to retire as Chief Executive Officer.
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ENT surgery for Aboriginal children in Northern NSW 24/6/16
Aboriginal children will receive much-needed Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) surgical procedures at Ballina District Hospital today. Today’s ENT clinic is the second of ongoing surgical clinics planned specifically for Aboriginal children and youth in the Northern NSW region after six children from Ballina underwent surgery earlier this month.
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Young health professionals road trip to go rural 16/5/16
A campaign to attract young doctors, nurses and allied health workers to careers in rural NSW will see a group of young health professionals travel to the Central West this weekend.
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ENT surgery for Aboriginal children at Port Macquarie Hospital 9/5/16
Aboriginal children will receive much-needed Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) surgical procedures at Port Macquarie Base Hospital today. Today’s ENT clinic is the second regular surgical clinic planned specifically for Aboriginal children and youth in the Mid North Coast region after four children from Kempsey and Port Macquarie underwent surgery in February.
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Medical students to get a dose of Albury 15/2/16
This weekend will see the NSW Rural Doctors Network host 21 medical cadets to experience the lifestyle and career advantages that rural NSW offers.
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