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  • Social RX expanded to provide support to more patients

    30 August 2022

    After the successful launch of Primary and Community Care Service’s (PCCS) Social Rx social prescribing services in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven region in 2021, COORDINARE is excited to see this service expand across the catchment, and now be accessible to residents in Southern NSW.

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  • Nurse showing an elderly patient their bone screening results.

    Local nurse led clinic helps to improve healthy bone ageing

    26 August 2022

    In 2017-18, COORDINARE’s Patient Centred Medical Home Innovation Project (PCMH IP) supported practices to develop and implement their own ideas for service improvement and document their models of care.

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  • Flu vaccination rates for SE NSW released as free vaccine timeframe is extended

    30 June 2022

    COORDINARE is working to increase flu vaccination rates and to prevent unnecessary hospitalisations, in partnership with the health workforce and the local community.  

    Free flu shots are available from general practices and pharmacies until 17 July 2022.

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  • NAIDOC Week 2022 - Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!

    29 June 2022

    NAIDOC Week celebrations are set to take place across Australia from 3-10 July, embodying this year's theme - Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!

    This year the National NAIDOC Committee is calling for everyone to "Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! for systemic change and to keep rallying around our mob,…

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  • Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District’s inaugural informed consent month

    6 June 2022

    In a first for the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD), June has been dedicated as Informed Consent Month. The education and awareness initiative aims to increase knowledge of informed consent among staff, consumers, patients and the community.

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  • Get your flu shot and COVID booster as soon as possible

    31 May 2022

    COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) and Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) are encouraging everyone in South Eastern NSW to get the free flu shot, as well as their COVID booster, and be prepared this winter!

    Head of Infectious Diseases for ISLHD, Professor Spiros…

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  • How can you be brave and make change this Reconciliation Week?

    27 May 2022

    Each year, National Reconciliation Week 2022 (Friday 27 May – 3 June) commemorates two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey - on the 27 May the successful 1967 referendum, and on 3 June the High Court Mabo decision respectively.

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  • Health Professionals invited to provide consultation on Initial Assessment and Referral Tool

    25 May 2022

    The Primary Health Network (PHN) regional mental health planning and commissioning of services is founded upon a stepped care approach. In a stepped care approach, a person presenting to the health system is matched to the least intensive level of care that most suits their current treatment need.

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  • headspace Nowra celebrates its new premises

    5 May 2022

    headspace Nowra will celebrate the relocation to its new premises in Nowra today, Thursday 5 May. Since 2012, headspace Nowra has been providing young people aged 12 to 25 access to youth friendly, free and confidential mental health and wellbeing services in their local area.

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  • #fabvac campaign highlights need for ongoing COVID vaccine protection for Aboriginal community

    27 April 2022

    With doctors warning that the combination of COVID-19 and flu could make you really sick, a digital campaign that highlights how vaccines make a difference, even for people who've had COVID, is being launched this week by COORDINARE in partnership with local Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs).

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  • New target COVID vaccination rates for South Eastern NSW

    4 April 2022

    COORDINARE is working to achieve 100% COVID vaccination rates, thanks to the combined efforts of the health workforce and the local community.

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  • Co-design improvements in partnership with Aboriginal people

    4 March 2022

    COORDINARE is committed to improving access to culturally sensitive and respectful primary care for the more than 24,000 people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander within South Eastern NSW. In June 2021, COORDINARE funded five mainstream general practices.

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