UCRH News

  • In collaboration with the Clarence Health Service and University of Wollongong Clarence Valley regional Training Hub, we hosted a health careers day for 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students and staff from Grafton High School, South Grafton High School, Clarence Valley Anglican......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • For the last 4 weeks I have been assisting in the Northern NSW COVID-19 vaccination effort. Throughout this experience I have had the amazing opportunity to assist in many roles including administration, post immunisation observation, gaining informed consent, submitting vaccination evidence, drawing up vaccines and......

  • 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......

  • In the third week of January we welcomed the 2021 cohort of Year 3 Medical Students to Bundjalung Country as they commence their year-long placement in Lismore. This year, many of our students had been in the Northern Rivers for less than two days, and......