UCRH in the Media

This section provides links to media mentions of the UCRH and our staff in local and national media outlets.


Northern Star 9th June 2018 – Vaccination policy ‘failing’

Echonet Daily 19th October 2017 – Get heard about flood recovery

Northern Star 18th October – 1000 responses to flood survey: have you filled it out yet?

Northern Star 5th October – Help for those who have suffered trauma

healthspeak October 2017 – Community recovery after flood project

Daily Examiner May 2017 – Medical funding to enhance rural training experience

Northern Star April 2017 – More Doctors for Northern Rivers is good medicine

GP Speak March 2017 – Intern chooses Northern Rivers and aspires to rural surgery

NBN News 16 January 2017 – Indigenous students encouraged to pursue health careers

GP Speak January 2017 – Rural Health an early 2017 focus

Echo Netdaily 5 December 2016 – Med student placements benefit Lismore community

The Northern Star 28 November – Survey of festival-goers reveals condom failures

International Business Times 25 November – Australian Study finds improper condom use in young generation despite overconfidence in their skills

Medical Press 24 November – Over-confidence about condom use puts festival goers at risk

ABC News 24 November – Young people too cocky about condom prowess, study shows

Echo Netdaily 24 November – Over-cocky condom users risk chlamydia and HIV

Daily Examiner 7 Oct 2016 – Changing approach could help regional areas

GP Speak October 2016 – Former GP to lead University Centre

GP Speak September 2016 – ‘Gross Disparity in rural health research funding

Croakey 26 May 2016 – Diagnosing some rural health gaps in the election (there’s plenty)!

Northern Star 15 December 2015 – Local psychologist and researcher promoted to “Professor”

Northern Star 10 December 2015 – UCRH Director congratulated as she prepares to step down

Echo NetDaily 25 November 2015 – Vaccination resistance study

GP Speak November 2015 – Study explores Byron parents’ vaccination refusal

Northern Rivers Echo September 2015 – Study to raise renal services

GP Speak September 2015 – System’s ‘racism’ still affects Aboriginal renal patients

ANMJ September 2015 – Nurse researcher in Australia’s top 10

Koori Mail August 2015 – Top award for improving rural birth outcomes

Northern Star August 2015 – New research to benefit Aboriginal mums and kids

GP Speak August 2015 – Birthing research puts UCRH head in Australia’s top ten