About Us

Welcome from the President
Welcome to RHealth, a dynamic and innovative Primary Health Care Organisation servicing the Darling Downs and South West Queensland.
 
RHealth as an organisation has grown and diversified significantly since establishment as a Division of General Practice in 1994. Through continuing to work with rural and remote communities over time, RHealth has positioned itself as a provider of choice recognised for a focus on quality service delivery and sustainable outcomes.
 
RHealth places high value on partnership for the successful delivery of services across a vast geographic area. We are committed to the maintenance and expansion of partnerships at all levels as a critical factor for the delivery of services that are highly relevant to each community.
 
The goal for RHealth will always be to improve the health and wellbeing of rural and remote communities, with a strong emphasis on support for the Primary Health Care workforce.
 
This is what ‘Your Health, Our Health’ means to us, and we invite you to be involved on the journey.
 
Dr Ross Hetherington
 
About RHealth

RHealth is a Non-Profit Program and Project Management member-based organisation specialising in health promotion and clinical service delivery to regional, rural and remote communities, and support to the Primary Health Care providers in these regions (in particular, general practice). RHealth has extensive experience servicing an area of 422,325 square kilometres, with a population of 181,987 community members in Southern and South West Queensland.

RHealth is owned and supported by GPs across Southern and South West Queensland.

The RHealth ‘Your Health Our Health’ culture is based on the concept that meaningful and sustainable outcomes to improve the health and wellbeing of all Australian people can be achieved through improving the capacity and capability of organisations to make a difference within the communities that they serve.

RHealth Limited was originally developed out of the Divisions of General Practice Program funded by the Department of Health and Ageing. Following the end of this Program in March 2012, RHealth has positioned itself as a Non-Profit organisation with a wealth of experience and capabilities in Program/Project Management, Contractual Compliance, Quality Assurance and Financial Management.

RHealth is a Company Limited by Guarantee with deductible gift recipient status, and is governed by a Board of four Elected Directors and two Appointed Directors who support the effective discharge of governance and financial accountabilities for the organisation.

 

Services We Offer

RHealth has a wealth of skills and experience, to offer you and your organisation, in:

  • Workplace and community wellness programs
  • Health promotion
  • Project management
  • Event management (including training and conferences)
  • Clinical service delivery

RHealth can work with you from project inception to completion, covering all aspects including:

  • Needs assessment and consultation with all stakeholders to refine the scope and deliverables
  • Managing collaborators and stakeholders
  • Defining the overall goal and key objectives
  • Developing appropriate, cost effective strategies to deliver on objectives
  • Procurement, development and dissemination of resources, project materials and key personnel such as health professionals to deliver material, training or basic health checks
  • Day to day project management to ensure key milestones are delivered on time and within budget
  • Process, impact and outcome (where funding and time permits) evaluation to determine improvements and achievements against project goals and objectives
  • Report writing, communication and media liaison with funding bodies, local media and stakeholders as required

RHealth understands that one size does not fit all. Therefore, RHealth will utilise extensive consultation skills to work with you, the target audience, management and the funder to ensure an outcome that is successful, evidence-based and appropriate to your needs.

A Reliable Partner - Our Capabilities

RHealth places a strong emphasis Quality Assurance and a Culture of Continuous Improvement. In the delivery of Projects and Programs, RHealth has always strived to ensure that the best outcomes and benefits are received by funding agencies, stakeholders and participants.

  • Strong track record for innovative service delivery - over 18 years experience in health promotion and disease prevention activities particularly targeting rural and remote communities, and over 8 years experience in clinical service delivery
  • An unblemished record of Contractual Compliance
  • Strong Financial Management, Corporate Governance and Clinical Governance structures to ensure appropriate use of funding
  • Quality assured against the AS/NZS ISO9001:2008 since 2005, maintained with zero non-compliances - click here to view the Certification
  • Dynamic and motivated Project team, with a blend of qualifications, skills and experience to ensure a high quality, tailored approach to contract, project management and delivery
  • Provider of choice renowned for innovative, quality assured and user friendly services that create lasting benefit
  • A sustainable organisation, with a dedicated Board of Directors with many years of Corporate Governance, financial and risk management experience

Take the Next Step

With offices throughout Southern and South West Queensland and staff willing to travel to your location, RHealth would welcome the opportunity to discuss your needs.

Contact us to have an obligation-free discussion about how we can work together to achieve the outcomes you are after.
Phone: 07 4638 1377
Email: rhealth@rhealth.com.au