UCRH News

The University Centre for Rural Health wishes to acknowledge the vast contribution by Dr Stephen Moore as he retires from his role of Clinical Educator with Western Sydney University School of Medicine and the Lismore UCRH rural medical program. Dr Moore, a consultant physician, has been...

The UCRH teaching awards are a way of recognising and rewarding teaching and learning excellence within the UCRH. They are an opportunity to acknowledge the considerable time and effort many clinicians devote to enhancing the teaching and learning experience of our students and provide an...

Physiotherapy students on placement at the Lismore UCRH during 2021 are assisting in prototyping an exercise program that will be delivered in hundreds of residential aged care facilities (RACF) across 11 primary health networks (PHN), nationally. Students are testing resources designed to assist allied health...

Congratulations to the team of UCRH Aboriginal staff whose exceptional work has been recognised with a University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor’s Award in the category of Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion. View the nomination here....

Thanks to Speech Pathology student, Jenelle, for providing us with a reflection of her recent placement experience. I had the honour and privilege to spend the morning with the dental students from the University of Sydney as they conducted dental checks with residents from an aged...

The new cohort of WSU students commenced their 12-month placement in early July 2019.  It was a very busy first week for them including a two-day cultural immersion. This year we held the immersion in Alstonville, in a quiet setting, surrounded by lush gardens and...