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  • General practice encouraged to complete NSW Ambulance Authorised Care Plans by April

    20 March 2020

    As the Easter public holidays approach (9-14 April 2020), early identification and completion of NSW Ambulance Authorised Care Plans is key to ensuring patients with a life-limiting illness receive the best possible care.  

    Authorised Care Plans enable paramedics to provide the care detailed in a patient’s plan.

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  • State-wide Outreach Perinatal Service for Mental Health – response to natural disasters

    19 March 2020

    State-wide Outreach Perinatal Service for Mental Health (SwOPS-MH) is part of the wider NSW Health Perinatal and Infant Mental Health services. It prioritises perinatal psychiatry and maternal-infant-family mental health outreach to rural, remote and regional Local Health Districts.

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  • Lumos: shedding light on the patient journey in health care

    19 March 2020

    How often do your patients use services in other parts of the health system? What types of patients are most likely to run into health problems that need significant unplanned care? How can you be more effective in planning services and improving your patients’ outcomes?

    Lumos sheds light on the patient…

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  • Using email in general practice

    16 March 2020

    Email is one of the most prevalent and convenient forms of communication. GPs and general practices often receive requests from patients, other clinicians and third parties to send health information via email.

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  • Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in accessing aged care

    12 March 2020

    All Australians have the right to access health care that meets their cultural and linguistic needs, but for many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, there are challenges in accessing culturally safe aged care. This is especially true for those living in remote and very remote areas.

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  • Diabetes in Practice course for nurses

    11 March 2020

    Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia, and nurses play a pivotal role in supporting patients living with this condition.  

    Diabetes in Practice is a 12-hour eLearning course facilitated by Diabetes Qualified (a subsidiary of Diabetes NSW & ACT).

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  • Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

    11 March 2020

    COORDINARE is commencing a regular COVID-19 update to support general practice with provision of key information. As the situation is changing rapidly, rather than author new content that may become quickly out of date, COORDINARE’s approach will be to provide authoritative web links.

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  • Clinical update: 2020 seasonal influenza vaccines – early advice for vaccination providers

    6 March 2020

    Annual vaccination is the most important measure to prevent influenza and its complications and is recommended for all people aged 6 months and over (unless contraindicated).

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  • NSW Health wants to hear from people with intersex variations

    5 March 2020

    As part of the development of the first NSW LGBTI Health Strategy, NSW Health would like to hear from people with intersex variations, to better understand your experiences with the health system. NSW Health has engaged Urbis, an independent research company, to develop the Strategy.

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