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Image - RAHMS and 'Gutsy Gus' help promote health issues to Indigenous youth
In October RAHMS attended the Maitland Vibe 3on3, a basketball comp that is held all over the country, and showcases Indigenous culture. RAHMS set up a stall so that youth could do fun med-based activities like plastering and the apple slinky, and meet 'Gutsy Gus', an anatomical dummy. There was... more
Image - RCS students teach kids about healthcare at Teddy Bear Hospital
A brilliant author once wrote: “Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.” (JK Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone) Doctors are scary and bad, right? They cover their faces with masks so that you can’t see them, and trick you into going to ‘sleep’. Worst of all, they seem to... more
Image - Young doctors shaping up
Land Rural Medical Scholarship in 2011 and University of NSW students Matthew Binks and Hannah Kelly are nearing the end of their degrees, and are ready to make their mark on bush medicine. The Land scholarship is open to students entering their second year of medicine at a NSW university, and... more
Image - RivSim van drives medical training
A WIRELESS-controlled full-body mannequin that makes all the appropriate and inappropriate sounds of a sick person is the centrepiece of a new state-of-the-art mobile training vehicle.  Hospital doctors and nurses, general practitioners, allied health and paramedics across the Riverina are now... more