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Friendly locals and community spirit influence a medical career in the bush

Friendly locals and community spirit influence a medical career in the bush

23rd June 2022

Meeting friendly locals and experiencing strong community spirit in small towns have influenced medical student Grant Billingham’s decision to become a doctor in rural and remote Queensland. Gra...

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Mount Isa-trained nurses pursuing jobs in rural and remote areas

Mount Isa-trained nurses pursuing jobs in rural and remote areas

15th June 2022

Nurses who graduate from the Murtupuni Centre for Rural and Remote Health in Mount Isa are more likely to pursue careers in remote, rural and regional areas than their city counterparts. Since 2003, 8...

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Murtupuni’s key role in paediatric research project

Murtupuni’s key role in paediatric research project

14th June 2022

Murtupuni Centre of Regional and Rural Health’s Weipa-based nursing academic, Sally West, is helping spearhead a project, which has been granted $1.6 million to improve treatment for children su...

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Career advice for our future students

Career advice for our future students

13th June 2022

Murtupini Centre for Rural and Remote Health Centre has shared important career information with Good Shepherd Catholic College students and families at career information sessions in Mount Isa. ...

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Remote study placement influences health student’s career aspirations

Remote study placement influences health student’s career aspirations

8th June 2022

Final year university student, Jodi Lennox’s career as an occupational therapist (OT) has been significantly shaped by her positive study placement in the small mining town of Weipa on the north...

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The Wicked Problem of Violence in Healthcare

The Wicked Problem of Violence in Healthcare

1st December 2021

A James Cook University researcher says the problem of violence in healthcare is extremely difficult and needs a commitment from government all the way down to frontline staff if it is going to be sol...

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Professor Maxine Whittaker presents,

Professor Maxine Whittaker presents, "Developing a framework for integrating 'reaching the unreached' into health systems and programmes

9th November 2021

Professor Maxine Whittaker, outgoing Dean of the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, presented "Developing a framework for integrating 'reaching the unreached' into health s...

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The Opening of Midithinda Yardilathi Birrjilda Learning Centre in Burketown

The Opening of Midithinda Yardilathi Birrjilda Learning Centre in Burketown

9th November 2021

James Cook University’s Midithinda Yardilathi Birrjilda Learning Centre was officially opened by the Hon. David Gillespie, Minister for Regional Health and Minister Assisting the Minister fo...

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Hearing the need in Queensland’s remote communities

Hearing the need in Queensland’s remote communities

28th October 2021

Our ability to hear connects us to others and the world around us. The loss of hearing is shown to have a huge impact on your health and education outcomes and your overall quality of life. Like many ...

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