Welcome from the UCRH Director, Professor Lesley Barclay AO
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.
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.
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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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...Learn More
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...Learn More
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 by providing...Learn More