The unique objective of this review was to prioritize the voices of patients and providers in discussing the disparities between health interventions and needs of people in rural communities.
This study explored the lived experience of rural doctors whent hey practise outside their usual scope of practice to provide medical care for people who would otherwise not have access to essential clinical services
This second paper in a series addressing online professional and tertiary health professions education (HPE) during the current COVID-19 crisis proposes strategies to ensure the ongoing effectiveness, efficiency and engagement of lectures that are transitioning from face-to-face to online delivery.
Health professions education in tertiary, industrial and other contexts often entails face-to-face small group learning through tutorials. The current novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has reduced face-to-face contact, and this has challenged how health professionals and clinical students can access training, accreditation and development. This third paper in a series addressing online professional and tertiary health professions education during the current COVID-19 crisis outlines practical approaches to pedagogically rich online tutorials.
This study outlines to key principles for assisting policy makers to affect general practice specialty choice including emphasising work-life balance, using a mix of strategies for different people at different stages, giving excellent role models and targeted practical opportunities amongst other things.
This study identified an interactive model that addresses recruitment and retention factors in three domains: individual, organisational and community.
Successful primary care service models in small communities need to be tailored considering environmental enablers like workforce organisation, funding, governance, management and leadership, likages and infrastructure.
The influence of rural training to prepare students for expanded horizons in rural practice and includes inter-related themes of preparation and support, rural and remote health experience and rural lifestyle and socialisation.