Welcome to the Institute of Remote HealthCare
"IRHC improving the healthcare of those who live and work in rural, remote and extreme environments”
To become the recognised global professional association for "Remote Healthcare Practitioners”.
Purpose of IRHC
The Institute of Remote Healthcare
(IRHC) is the leading international professional education and membership body
for "remote healthcare practitioners" ™. Established as a not-for-profit
organisation, the Institute aims to promote improved standards in the practice
and provision of remote health care. IRHC aims are to support practitioners and
organisations responsible for the delivery of remote healthcare to enhance the
quality of practical clinical skills and therefore the service provided by
those engaged in the area of remote health care practice.
The role of the Institute is to:
Develop a framework for professional
Support high standards of education and training and continuing good practice through the TrAC ™ endorsement process
Publish and maintain a register of assured qualified
remote health care practitioners™
Work in partnership with key stakeholders and the relevant "Remote Health Care” industry sectors.
Promote evidence based research in the area of remote health care that will underpin practice and provision of services.
Promote awareness and understanding of the aims of the Institute
Develop a framework for Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
Develop a register of assured training providers
Develop a Networking Forum
Produce a Professional Journal.
Sound clinical practice
Value for money
To promote the healthcare and well being of our community, and the workers to whom our community offers to serve.
To avoid incidents that may potentially cause harm to either individuals or the environment within our sphere of operations.
To develop, implement and improve our quality management system.
To support our corporate and individual members in the delivery of remote healthcare.
To provide a quality service to all our members.
To meet and exceed the regulatory, governmental or organisational standards within the community we serve.
To work collaboratively with professional, industry, clinical, educational, governmental and regulatory bodies in support of our purpose.
To provide a collaborative, supportive and enjoyable environment for our Council, associates, workers and members.
To embrace, maximise and develop the potential of our culturally diverse community and membership