Senate Enquiry – Mental Health

https://www.mentalhealthcommission.gov.au/media-centre/news/vital-for-australia-to-invest-in-mental-health-from-birth-to-12-years.aspx Our main feedback on the NRHA submission is   more balance about telehealth (i.e. recognise it’s not a silver bullet but there is a strong evidence base as to its efficacy – I’ve attached an internal research summary) suggest multi-disciplinary early intervention service models (that can be delivered via a mix of face to…

Impact of the Healthy Kids Bus Stop at Merriwa & Muswellbrook

The Healthy Kids Bus Stop visited Merriwa and Muswellbrook in May 2018, offering free health and developmental check-ups for children in the region. This award-winning program was delivered through a partnership with the Hunter New England Local Health District and particularly Hunter Valley Community Health, Hunter New England Oral Health, Ronald McDonald House Charities and…

Impact of the Healthy Kids Bus Stop at Merriwa & Muswellbrook

The Healthy Kids Bus Stop visited Merriwa and Muswellbrook in May 2018, offering free health and developmental check-ups for children in the region. This award-winning program was delivered through a partnership with the Hunter New England Local Health District and particularly Hunter Valley Community Health, Hunter New England Oral Health, Ronald McDonald House Charities and…

MEDIA RELEASE: Parkes Community Meeting – Thursday 28 June

Supporting Parkes’ Children To investigate ways to combat the ever-increasing problem of local children’s learning vulnerability, on Thursday 28 June, children’s charity Royal Far West is holding a Community Meeting in Parkes. According to the 2015 Australian Early Development Census, developmental conditions can affect up to one in five children in the Parkes region, which…

Healthy Kids Bus Stop Visits Glen Innes 26-28 March 2018

Identifying children’s developmental issues before they start school is critical to their life trajectory, and children’s charity Royal Far West’s award-winning Healthy Kids Bus Stop free screening program for children aged 3-5 has been developed to help identify children who need intervention before they start school. In November 2017, Royal Far West introduced a mini…