UCRH News

  • REACH Collaborators: Prof Jude Robinson, University of Liverpool, Dr Laura Jones, University of Birmingham, Dr Jo Longman, University Centre for Rural Health, A/Prof Megan Passey, University Centre for Rural Health. For children, the primary source of second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure is their home. Nearly 45......

  • Since January this year the UCRH Murwillumbah Campus has facilitated the placements of 67 University of Sydney Physiotherapy students in local aged care facilities. During the five-week placement, students have improved their clinical and communication skills through their interactions with residents and Supervisors.   At weekly......

  • So you know we have allied health students in pre-schools, schools and aged care facilities, right? Well, now we are sending them to university for their placement. Sound odd? Not really, and we are very excited that University of Sydney (USyd) Exercise Physiology (EP) students are......

  • Smoke from land clearing fires particularly in Sumatra and Kalimantan, Indonesia, often leads haze pollution over large parts of Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Southern Thailand.  Despite the fact that the Southeast Asian haze episodes are extensive and recurrent, the small number......

  •   The UCRH Simulation team has piloted a newly developed Renal Simulation course designed with a specific focus on providing a unique method of learning and development to specialist nursing teams in haemodialysis. Ten nurses from Lismore Base hospital and the Ballina District hospital participated......

  •   The UCRH recently hosted the Health Collaboration Challenge, an exciting interdisciplinary initiative developed by the University of Sydney.  There were 53 students across medicine and allied health from eight universities working in multidisciplinary teams and showcasing their creative skills to solve a complex patient......