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Rural Matters: Retaining Rural Hospital Staff

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Ball, Patrick; Couch, Gabrielle; McGirr, Joe
  • Journal Name: AJP: The Australian Journal of Pharmacy
  • Journal Number: Vol. 91, No. 10765
  • Country: Australia

Recruitment and retention of pharmacists in rural and remote areas remains problematic. Recent work with colleagues in the Greater Southern Area Health Service (GSAHS) on a new initiative in rural hospitals may offer some solutions. Report Location;dn=706581884696223;res=IELHEA ....

Rural Pharmacy Workforce Challenges: A Qualitative Study

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Khalil, Hanan; Leversha, Anne
  • Journal Name: Australian Pharmacist
  • Journal Number: Vol. 29, No. 3
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Aims: To explore the challenges, including recruitment and retention issues, facing rural community and hospital pharmacists in the Gippsland region of rural Victoria. Results: Family ties, career/business opportunities and flexible working hours were significant issues for both recruitment and retention for all of the participants ....

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Hearing: Local Perspectives on the Livable Communities Act

  • Year: 2010
  • Journal Name: Congressional Documents and Publication
  • Publisher: Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc.
  • Published Location: Lanham, United States
  • Country: United States

Through advocacy and assistance, NARC's mission is to increase funding and authority for all regional councils (RCs) and metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), regardless of their size or location, and to strengthen American regions and communities in transportation, economic and community development, homeland security, and the en ....

Send Them Home Packing: A Critical Political Economy Analysis of the Canadian Temporary Foreign Worker Program

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Cole, Neil
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of New Brunswick (Canada)
  • Published Location: Canada
  • ISBN: 9780494876916
  • Country: Canada

This thesis is a critical political economy analysis of the conditions of migrant workers in Canada. This study begins with a survey of the formal policy structure of neoliberalism and then shifts to a survey of critical evaluations of neoliberalism. Central to the critical analysis of migrant work and neoliberalism presented in this th ....

Service directions and issues in social housing for Indigenous households in urban and regional areas

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Milligan, Vivienne
  • Publisher: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • ISBN: 9781921610431
  • Country: Australia

This research is investigating how social housing services are provided to Indigenous clients in urban and regional settings. It is underpinned by recognition of the status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as 'first peoples' including the presence of traditional owner residents in urban settings, and the fact that Aborigin ....

Social well-being in the Appalachian coalfields

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Woods, Bradley R.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: The Pennsylvania State University
  • Published Location: United States -- Pennsylvania
  • ISBN: 9781124163451
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Appalachia

Growing energy demands have shifted production styles and approaches associated with traditional fuel sources, including coal. This project focused on a new and increasingly contested method of coal extraction, Mountaintop Removal coal mining (MTR) and its effects on the social well-being of central Appalachian coalfield communities vis ....

Socioeconomic Changes and Forestland Development: Commonalities and Distinctions between the Eastern and Western United States

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: White, Eric M; Alig, Ralph J; Stein, Susan M
  • Journal Name: Journal of Forestry
  • Journal Number: Vol.108, No.7
  • Publisher: Society of American Foresters
  • Published Location: Bethesda, United States
  • Country: United States

Impacts of rural land development on natural resources in the United States have been well documented and research on rural land development provides important inputs to land conservation policy and program development. Although numerous landuse studies have been completed for the western and eastern states, still lacking is a single st ....


  • Year: 2010
  • Author: National Economics
  • Journal Name: State of the Regions
  • Journal Number: 11
  • Publisher: Australian Local Government Association
  • Country: Australia

The 2010-11 SOR analyses the issues surrounding housing supply and how these issues have impacted both on the SOR zones and the 65 SOR regions themselves. Supply issues lead to pricing pressures and these impacts are described in their zone and regional context. Construction activity across the zone types and regions is presented. The 2010-11 SO ....

Statistical equality and cultural difference in Indigenous wellbeing frameworks: A new expression of an enduring debate

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Jordan, Kirrily; Bulloch, Hannah; Buchanan, Geoff
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Social Issues
  • Journal Number: Vol.45, No.3
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • Country: Australia

Recent years have seen a burgeoning interest in developing indicator frameworks for 'Indigenous wellbeing'. Implicit in each of the frameworks are particular conceptions of what constitutes the 'good life' for Indigenous peoples and what 'Indigenous development' should entail. In developing these frameworks, then, certain judgements mus ....

Strategic Analysis Paper: Improving Port Capacity in the Pilbara and Kimberley Regions

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Pamela Zimmermann
  • Publisher: Future Directions International
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Pilbara and Kimberley, WA

Much of Western Australia’s and the nation’s economy remain dependent on the export of minerals and energy products from the Pilbara and the Kimberley. Their ports play a vital role as international gateways. Forecasts for the continued growth of resource exports call for the assessment and strategic development of port infrastructure, requir ....

Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into the Australian Research and Development Corporations

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Thomas, Geoff
  • Journal Name: Agricultural Science
  • Journal Number: Vol. 22, No. 2
  • Country: Australia

The Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (AIAST) as the peak body representing agricultural professionals and natural resource managers in Australia strongly supports the current Research Corporation Model and the joint industry/Commonwealth funding formula. This view is based on the strength of joint contrib ....

Subnationalism and social development: A comparative analysis of Indian states

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Singh, Prerna
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Princeton University
  • Published Location: United States -- New Jersey
  • ISBN: 9781124070889
  • Country: India
  • State/Region: Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh

Why do people in some places experience far higher levels of social development than others? In a world in which millions of people, particularly in developing countries, continue to lead lives plagued by illiteracy and ill-health, understanding the conditions under which social development does or does not occur is of critical importance to poli ....

Sun-protective Behaviours of Beach Goers in the North-west

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Woloszyn, Magdalene; Trzesinski, Avinna; Takahashi, Mutsumi; Ellis, Isabelle
  • Journal Name: Health Promotion Journal of Australia: Official Journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals
  • Journal Number: Vol. 21, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Issue addressed: The study investigates the sun-protective behaviours of beach goers in the north-west of Western Australia as the basis for a new health promotion intervention to be implemented in the area. Methods: A cross-sectional, observational survey of 1,498 beach goers in 25 beach locations across northwest Western Australi ....

Supporting Consumers Travelling for Health Care in South West Victoria: a Case for Community Transport

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Morton, Rebecca
  • Journal Name: Health Issues
  • Journal Number: 102
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Lack of public transport and or lack of knowledge of financial and physical support programs are barriers for people from rural Victoria needing to access medical services. Waiting times, when changing modes of transport on the journey, or fear of how to get from transport centres to the hospital can influence a decision to attend ....

Telemedicine for Wound Care: Current Practice and Future Potential

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Gray, LC; Armfield, NR; Smith, AC
  • Journal Name: Wound Practice & Research: Journal of the Australian Wound Management Association
  • Journal Number: Vol. 18, No. 4
  • Country: Australia

Telemedicine offers the potential to improve access to specialist care for people in rural communities, and for those with chronic illness, disability and limited support of carers, including in metropolitan settings. Individuals with chronic ulcers and wounds will often meet these criteria. The declining cost of equipment and impr ....

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