Healthcare Access for Rural Communities (HcARC) CRC

The Major Challenge

It has long been recognised that there are enormous challenges in providing rural Australians with access to quality and safe healthcare.

The University of Newcastle has a long tradition of recognising these challenges and working towards solutions.

As an on-going commitment to rural communities, the University Department of Rural Health (UoNDRH) is leading a bid for a Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) focussed on Healthcare Access for Rural Communities.


Research Themes

The HcARC CRC proposes to focus on three key areas:

  • Rural Health Workforce
  • Models of Rural Healthcare
  • eHealth

Anticipated Bid Round

18th Selection Round (2015).


Contacts

Professor Nicky Hudson
Director, University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
T: +61 2 6755 3537
E: Nicky.Hudson@newcastle.edu.au
Jennifer Lang
Executive Officer, University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
T: +61 2 6755 3534
E: Jennifer.Lang@newcastle.edu.au