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Welcome from the UCRH Director, Professor Lesley Barclay AO


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Student Information

Student Information - UCRH

The UCRH has been coordinating student placements for over ten years. The majority of our students have found their experience here to be highly valuable and many have said it has been the highlight of their education.


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Events & Workshops

UCRH Workshops

All events and workshops are listed in our calendar. You will find information on dates, times and booking details for all our upcoming workshops and events.


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University Centre for Rural Health (UCRH) Northern Rivers

UCRH provides a multidisciplinary centre of excellence in education of students for clinical practice in rural health and conducts research relevant to the health needs of rural communities situated within the Northern Rivers region of NSW and elsewhere.

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Improving our ageing societies

Improving our ageing societies

Posted by UCRH on Nov 7, 2016

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,...

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Medical students on placement with UCRH contributing to research

Medical students on placement with UCRH contributing to research

Posted by UCRH on Jul 29, 2016

A group of the UCRH’s long-stay Western Sydney medical students are contributing to an important project with A/Prof Megan Passey and Dr Jo Longman from the UCRH.  The project explores the barriers and enablers for clinicians in supporting pregnant women to quit...

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UCRH PhD student investigating the health impacts of fire smoke exposure in Australia

UCRH PhD student investigating the health impacts of fire smoke exposure in Australia

Posted by UCRH on Jun 23, 2016

Josh Horsley has recently commenced his PhD research investigating the health impacts of fire smoke exposure in Australia, supervised by A/Prof Geoffrey Morgan and based at the University Centre for Rural Health. Smoke from fires, both planned and unplanned, is known...

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