A NSW Rural Doctors Network initiative

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The contributions of rural communities are a foundation of our country’s economy and society. Through good times and bad, they don’t let us down. It's critical that our doctors, GPs, nurses and allied health practitioners take care of themselves so that they can keep our rural communities healthy.

#RuralHealthTogether is an initiative of NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN) to provide rural health professionals with self-care support and access to mental health-related information, both for themselves and for their patients.

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Reschedule, reprioritise, recharge and review

“After a busy, challenging year, it can sometimes be hard to switch off our overstimulated minds and enjoy a well-earned rest over the festive season while catching up on our family and personal responsibilities.

As is the case with many professional roles and leadership positions, a GP career has never been more complex and challenging, and it’s important we are proactive in managing the inevitable stress that comes with our vocation.”

GP and author Dr Leanne Rowe discusses her four-step approach to managing stress ahead of this festive season.

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Workshop and toolkit helping communities beat the drought

A workshop at West Tamworth League Club will give people practical tools to help those dealing with communities in drought and Lifeline Australia has developed a Drought Toolkit that is a guide with practical strategies to help people get through the drought.

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