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Position statement - Marriage equality

Position statement - Marriage equality

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN seeks to promote resilient communities as a key part of our vision. 

New approach to suicide prevention launched

New approach to suicide prevention launched

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative officially launched the Black Dog Institute’s LifeSpan trial in the Illawarra Shoalhaven on Thursday 14 September.

Free NDIS training for allied health professionals

Free NDIS training for allied health professionals

Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) is offering an Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) course for allied health professionals.

Latest edition: 'IN THE LOOP'

Latest edition: 'IN THE LOOP'

'IN THE LOOP' is COORDINARE's fortnightly eNewsletter, featuring all the latest health news in South Eastern NSW.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Regular two-yearly mammographic breast cancer screening remains the most proven method of detecting breast cancer in its early stages. The earlier breast cancer is found, the better the chance of survival.

Protecting doctors in training

Protecting doctors in training

The Australian Medical Association NSW are looking for GPs who have an interest in taking on doctors as patients in an effort to encourage junior doctors to seek care, and remove barriers to this happening.

Delivering the NDIS in your community

Delivering the NDIS in your community

Practical workshops will be delivered to support participants, carers and their families prepare for their First National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Plan and for implementing their approved NDIS Plan.

Immunisation rates for children remain high but still work to be done

Immunisation rates for children remain high but still work to be done

Overall vaccination rates for children in South Eastern NSW remain higher than the NSW state and Australian national averages for all ages, however there are some areas where immunisation rates are potentially too low to prevent the outbreak of disease

Hepatitis B vaccination shortage

Hepatitis B vaccination shortage

Due to a precautionary manufacturing halt of Engerix-B® there is currently a shortage of the adult formulation available to Australia, which is expected to continue until at least January 2018.

Hepatitis C Treatment Service at Bega Valley Community Health

Hepatitis C Treatment Service at Bega Valley Community Health

Dr David Clark Infectious Diseases Physician, South East Regional Hospital (SERH) and Fiona McKenna Registered Nurse, Bega Valley Community Health service (SERH) are providing a Hepatitis C Treatment Clinic, with the new direct acting antiviral treatment, for people living with chronic hepatitis C infection.