Registration now open for ROAR!
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Registration now open for ROAR!

Registration is now open for PA’s inaugural Rural Outback And Remote (ROAR) Paramedic Conference. To be held in Alice Springs over 10–12 April, this two-day conference is dedicated to rural and remote paramedics. Secure your place and register for this amazing event now!* Spaces are limited. Further information is available here. *PA member discounts apply.

Are you a rural paramedic? Join the NRHA Out of Pocket Pain Survey
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Are you a rural paramedic? Join the NRHA Out of Pocket Pain Survey

The National Rural Health Alliance and the Consumers Health Forum of Australia are seeking input to the national survey on the impact of out of pocket costs for people living in rural areas – the Out of Pocket Pain survey Country people are adversely impacted by the additional non-claimable surcharges where there is no re-course either...

National Rural Health Alliance CouncilFest happening this week
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National Rural Health Alliance CouncilFest happening this week

Dr Peter O’Meara, Chair of PA’s Rural and Remote Special Interest Group will be attending the National Rural Health Alliance CouncilFest in Canberra this week. PA is one of the 36 member organisations of the Alliance that meet – along with elected political representatives – in Canberra each year to touch base on the state of rural and remote...

International Roundtable on Community Paramedicine – Call for Presentation Proposals
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International Roundtable on Community Paramedicine – Call for Presentation Proposals

The 14th International Roundtable on Community Paramedicine (IRCP) will be held over October 15–17 and is co-located with the EMS World Expo conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Approximately 300 paramedic service administrators, chiefs, executive directors and others typically from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States are...

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RFDS: Responding to injuries in remote and rural Australia

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has released research titled The Royal Flying Doctor Service: Responding to injuries in remote and rural Australia. To download a copy of the report, click here. This report gives details on falls, burns, poisonings, transport accidents, workplace injuries, drownings, self-harm and assault. The research finds Australians living in remote and...

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HCRRA Supports Paramedic Registration

The Health Consumers of Rural and Remote Australia (HCRRA) have expressed their support for the registration of paramedics in their latest June Newsletter. “People in rural and remote communities, in particular, are aware of the invaluable work performed by paramedics and HCRRA is only too pleased to offer its support.” The HCRRA newsletter is available...

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Health Reform Challenges in Rural and Remote Australia

Paramedics Australasia is a Council Member of the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) which held a Policy Think Tank in Canberra on the 19 April in conjunction with the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). Over 100 people concerned with healthcare services in rural, regional and remote areas came together from around Australia to discuss...

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HWA invites YOU to have input into the Rural and Remote Health Workforce Innovation and Reform Strategy

Health Workforce Australia will shortly begin a nationwide series of consultation sessions on the proposed Rural and Remote Health Workforce Innovation and Reform Strategy. Before you dismiss this as something that is not relevant to you let me give you two reasons why it is important: Input from these consultation sessions will have a direct...

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