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Opportunity for community members to learn about My Health Record

Opportunity for community members to learn about My Health Record

Community members in Southern NSW are invited to learn more about the benefits of My Health Record.

Improve communication about your health with My Health Record

Improve communication about your health with My Health Record

Corey recognises the potential My Health Record has to improve health outcomes, thanks to its ability to share important health information.

My Health Record opt-out period extended

My Health Record opt-out period extended

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced that the My Health Record opt-out period has been extended until 15 November 2018.

Reconnecting with life – the vital role of peer workers, family and friends in suicide prevention

Reconnecting with life – the vital role of peer workers, family and friends in suicide prevention

The strongest predictor of a future suicide attempt is a previous suicide attempt. High quality, coordinated follow-up care has the potential to reduce suicide attempts by almost 20 per cent but it doesn’t always require clinical mental health treatment.

New report: Local patients have regular GP and feel involved in decisions about their care

New report: Local patients have regular GP and feel involved in decisions about their care

Nearly all patients in South Eastern NSW aged 45 years and over have a usual GP or place of care according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

Free counselling available for residents of Tathra and Districts

Free counselling available for residents of Tathra and Districts

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today issued a reminder, encouraging local residents in Tathra and surrounding areas to take advantage of increased mental health support services following the recent bushfires.

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

The Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service at Port Kembla Hospital provides services for patients located between Helensburgh and North Durras. Eligible patients must be 50 years or older with a minimal trauma fracture. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients must be 40 years or older with a minimal trauma fracture.

Influenza activity is increasing across NSW

Influenza activity is increasing across NSW

Most influenza cases that have been typed so far this year have had the influenza A (H1N1) strain.

Suicide prevention program rolled out in local high schools

Suicide prevention program rolled out in local high schools

Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM), an evidence-based mental health program for Year 9 students has now been rolled out to thousands of high school students across the Illawarra Shoalhaven, with 25 public, independent and Catholic high schools delivering the program.

Psychological treatment is available, affordable and effective in suicide prevention

Psychological treatment is available, affordable and effective in suicide prevention

People living with mental illness are more likely to die by suicide than the general population. Although not all people who die by suicide have a mental health problem, and not all people with mental illness are affected by suicidal behaviour, access to excellent mental health care is an important...