The Annual Evaluation reviewed the College's performance over the past 12 months against its four key evaluation questions. In association with the College's Project Logic map these are used as measures of the College's progress toward meeting its long-term outcomes and its vision for "the right doctors, with the right skills, in the right places, providing excellent healthcare to rural people".
The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine’s Annual Reports are an in-depth, comprehensive overview of our achievements and key metrics, to provide our members, stakeholders and other interested parties with a rundown of our company's overall performance, financial status, and strategic direction.
Life as a Rural Generalist has been tough for the last 18 months, and I'm pretty sure its about to get a bit tougher. Closed borders and sudden lock downs have shut down FIFO and locum services, and many College members are in desperate need of a break.
It’s been a turbulent 12 months for rural Australia. We have shared with our communities in the trauma of droughts, floods and fires and these events have been coupled with our own struggles to maintain local health personnel and resources, particularly hospital services and birthing units.
The ACRRM-Commonwealth Government Compact signing, recognised our national leadership in the work to improve health services for our rural, remote and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It signaled the Government’s commitment to working with us to attain our key goals.