Boost telehealth in the bush, rural doctors urge parties

  RFW supports the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) call for  a strong commitment to boost access to telehealth services for patients in the bush. We are also advocating for policy shifts, such as Allied Health Medicare rebates, and are seeking financial support from government, business and…

RFW and Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network Win Mental Health Award

  About the award We are so proud of our Connect for Kids program, funded by the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network, which has won an Excellence in Service or Program Delivery Award as part of the Mental Health Association NSW annual 2018 Mental Health Month Awards. The award recognises excellence and/or innovation in mental health related…

RFW Research Unit – Research Australia magazine article

Improving Developmental Health Outcomes For Rural and Remote Kids: Royal Far West, working with the University of Sydney, NHMRC, and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s Centre for Community Child Health, has delivered research findings which are contributing to improved service models, en extended reach, better health outcomes for rural and remote children, and a strong platform…

The Nugent Family, Cobar, NSW

It was a really full on week. That’s how Michelle remembers her first time coming to Manly to get her daughter Ebony the specialist healthcare she needed but couldn’t get closer to home. In the years since that first week, Michelle has brought her other children Kayla and Noah to Manly for help. Since the…

A bright future for the Morey family

“I like coming here because I can speak to people about everything at once. It’s good that the kids can both get their points of view across. Things are really starting to fall into place for our family.” Ron Morey is a single father raising two children on his own. As a child, he suffered…