Working with our Local Health Districts

COORDINARE and our Local Health District (LHD) partners have been working collaboratively to enable all people living across the region to access health services that are provided in a way that responds to their life circumstances; are coordinated across the continuum of care, and are safe, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient. Our region aligns with the two Local Health Districts – Illawarra Shoalhaven and Southern NSW.

Integrated care involves the provision of seamless, effective and efficient care that reflects the whole of a person’s health needs; from prevention through to end of life, across both physical and mental health, and in partnership with the individual, their carers and family. In practice it requires a greater focus on a person’s needs, better communication and connectivity between health care providers, and better access to general practice or an Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS). Read more about our strategic priority: partnering to integrate services and systems.

To ensure patients and consumers experience care which is seamless, timely and appropriate in our region, we have: