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Rural nurses valued more than ever

Eighteen recent Mildura nursing graduates working in rural communities

Regional students flock to dentistry

More regional students than ever studying dentistry at La Trobe

Mental fatigue in AFL players

Does mental fatigue impact the performance of AFL players?

Violet Vines Marshman Centre for Rural Health Research partnership funding

We are delighted to announce the Violet Vines Marshman Centre for Rural Health Research Partnership Funding Stream

Ella steps up as President of the La Trobe Rural Health Club

Ella is in her final year of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Medicine) and hopes to leave behind a legacy through her new role as President of LARHC

Crowhurst presented Ganbina Education Excellence Award

We congratulate Bachelor of Nursing student, Shaelyn Crowhurst, who has been recognised with the Ganbina Education Excellence Award. Shaelyn is a Greater Shepparton Secondary College graduate.

Following in dad’s footsteps

Inspired by her father, Shepparton campus Bachelor of Nursing student, Akuot Wundit, is fundraising to support education in her South Sudanese village.

Championing rural health

Professor Jane Mills, Dean and Head of the La Trobe Rural Health School, talks about why rural health matters

Women need more support to breastfeed

Major study finds regional women need more support to breastfeed

Study reveals lack of tobacco oversight

Study reveals alarming lack of government oversight of tobacco products

How have rural and regional healthcare workers navigated the pandemic?

Researchers are exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the rural and regional healthcare workforce in Victoria’s Loddon Mallee region

Tangible legacy

Professor Amanda Kenny, Director of the Violet Vines Marshman Centre for Rural Health Research, talks with Giselle Roberts about how we can boost equity and access in rural health

Boosting health workers' skills

More than 300 health workers are upskilling to provide mental health support to their clients

Verily Connect trial a success

Verily Connect uses technology to support to carers in rural areas

Sustainable cycling

Researchers from the College of Science, Health and Engineering are investigating the factors that reduce the risk of non-traumatic injury from cycling

Research shows rural aged care shortfall

Research report submitted to Aged Care Royal Commission highlights shortfalls in rural aged care.

Exercise, work productivity and wellbeing

A new study will examine the impact of physical activity on work productivity, sleeping habits and wellbeing during and after COVID-19

COVID, intellectual disability & rights

Researching COVID-19's impact on people with intellectual disabilities

Short courses to upskill the workforce

Graduate Certificates in Disability, Digital Health and Mental Health

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