UCRH News

Last week saw 20 pharmacy students from UTS and Griffith universities practicing their communication skills at Woodenbong Central school. The pharmacy students were divided into 3 groups, and all groups engaged the students in discussions on careers in health and attending university. One group delivered...

Seventeen 3rd  Year Medical students from University of Sydney travelled to Evans Head at Camp Koinonia to spend two days in UCRH’s Cultural Immersion Program. The two days were jam packed with sessions such as Putting History into Context – the past 116 years and its effects...

Dr Sabrina Pit has been appointed by Standards Australia to the International Standards Organisation Strategic Advisory Group Ageing Societies to represent Australia. A variety of countries are involved such as Japan, South Korea, US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Bangladesh, The Netherlands and Singapore. Productive ageing,...

Since November 2014, the DaPPHne study (Diagnosing Potentially Preventable Hospitalisations) has been collecting data at Port Macquarie Base Hospital and Coffs Harbor Health Campus. The study aims to determine the proportion of hospital admissions for chronic conditions (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure, diabetes complications...

Last week the UCRH hosted 53 high school students as part of the annual careers day. The students had a genuine interest in a career in medicine or allied health and were from 8 local high schools. This careers day aims to help schools and students...

Last weekend students and staff from the UCRH participated in an annual soccer match and BBQ hosted by one of our medical staff. The UCRH organises regular social events for students to support wellbeing and stemming from the belief that if the student enjoys their placement,...