New pilot program aims to train more paediatricians in regional Victoria
A new program, co-developed by Associate Professor Michael Nowotny from the Monash University’s School of Rural Health, will actively encourage paediatric training in regional Victoria and ultimately increase local access to paediatric services
DRIVERS conference unites junior doctors across regional Victoria
The inaugural Doctors for Regional Innovation, Vision, Excellence, Research and Scholarship (DRIVERS) conference was held in hybrid format on Saturday 16 October 2021, bringing together students, junior doctors and medical professionals from across
New Director of Monash Rural Health Churchill announced
Dr Marianne Tare has been appointed as Associate Professor and the new Director of Monash Rural Health Churchill, where she will oversee delivery of the first year of the University’s graduate entry medical program.
Funding win to help beat stigma around mental health in rural Victoria
An innovative new storytelling project, developed as a collaboration between Satellite Foundation, Monash Rural Health and partners, has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) to help combat stigma
Monash University’s Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences research paper named as 2021 AASHE Sustainability Award Finalist
The individuals and higher education institutions that are inspiring continued progress toward environmental, social and economic health
Novel findings concerning the experience of anxiety and depression in community-based methamphetamine smokers
A pioneering study amongst more than 700 community-based people in rural and metropolitan Victoria who regularly smoke methamphetamine found that 60% of this cohort reported experiencing anxiety and/or depression. This result is noticeably higher
Drop the Jargon – A focus on clear communication this Health Literacy Month
About 20% of participants in cardiac clinical trials have little or no understanding of what is involved. This is not just an issue in research. Many patients also struggle to comprehend or remember information given to them by health professionals.
Universities partner to train aspiring local doctors in Gippsland
Students at Federation University Australia’s Gippsland campus will have a direct pathway to study medicine locally at Monash University’s School of Rural Health, following the launch of a new degree.