Caring for Country Kids Month with My Fast Ferry

Sailing Sydney’s Harbour to Support Country Kids My Fast Ferry and Royal Far West have partnered for Caring for Country Kids Month. We’re hoping to raise awareness amongst Sydney’s ferry commuters of the challenges faced by country kids to access specialist healthcare. We want to let residents know about the work we do to support…

How extra-curricular activities can help support mental health

As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Royal Far West Clinical Psychologist, Alexandra, explains how extra-curricular activities can help children with anxiety. It can be challenging to encourage a child with anxiety to attend a party, go for a run or do mindfulness meditation—although these are all likely to improve their emotional wellbeing—but there are…

Medical Journal of Australia – InSight Newsletter: now is the time for majority clinician adoption of telehealth

Our own Professor Alexandra Martiniuk, University of Sydney, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Translating Research into Practice Fellow, recently made the case for increased telehealth adoption and wrote about this in the Medical Journal of Australia InSight publication. MJA InSight is Australia’s highest circulating medical e-newsletter and is trusted by the medical community…

RFW and The University of Sydney collaborate to build telehealth knowledge globally

Telehealth services hold so much promise to address some of the most difficult health system problems, including barriers to service access for rural and remote communities – particularly for children. However, telehealth continues to face major challenges to being embedded into existing work flows, sustainability and expansion. Royal Far West has been working with Professor…