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Issues Raised on Day 1
  • A copy of the presentations from the RCS/RMS roundup would be forwarded to the Minister
  • Research collaborations/plansWhat is FRAME? (ARHEN & RHMTP)
    • Consult with local communities
    • Involving students in research – compulsory projects
    • Less explicit focus: collaboration, capacity, track records
    • Employ research staff (enablers)
    • Honours projects
    • Challenge to have projects that are publishable or that meet research outcomes
    • Suite of projects across RCSs
    • Relationship with UDRH
    • MD curriculum for research: AQF
    • Research experience of rural supervisors
    • Focus on workforce
    • What will the Commissioner want?
    • Hub evaluation
    • Institutional barriers
  • Demonstrating Outcomes – communicating urgency
    • Scope within our share of influence
    • Rural retention rate
  • Achievements – how do we measure?
    • Snapshot – outcomes
    • On-going data tracking
    • R & R – AHREN
- Frame survey
- Reports – key indicators
- Leaders in health care from RCSs
  • Social & Economic Impacts
  • Vision – In a perfect world what would we do? Do we want to take over rural doctor training? Where do we move forward?
    • Revitalise website – policy bits
    • Sustainable model – partnerships, practice teams
    • Rural doctor/clinicians characteristics & skills
    • Community expectations
Amanda will collate all the research information presented at this meeting and email out to all Directors.