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For media enquiries please contact Kristine Laird, Communications Manager on 4448 2245 or 0402 080 165, or via email klaird@coordinare.org.au.

Technology in health: Important updates

Technology in health: Important updates

Keep up-to-date with the latest announcements regarding eHealth.

Clinical Councils: EOIs sought from primary health care staff

Clinical Councils: EOIs sought from primary health care staff

Expressions of Interest are now being sought from local primary health care nurses, allied health professionals, Aboriginal health workers and pharmacists who work in South Eastern NSW.

HealthPathways Illawarra Shoalhaven is now live!

HealthPathways Illawarra Shoalhaven is now live!

HealthPathways will enhance the way hospitals and general practice share the care and management of patients.

Roll out of National Disability Insurance Scheme

Roll out of National Disability Insurance Scheme

The Commonwealth, New South Wales and Victorian governments signed the first agreements for the full rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

COORDINARE's response to discussion paper

COORDINARE's response to discussion paper

Read COORDINARE's response to the discussion paper: Better outcomes for people with chronic and complex health conditions through primary health care

Report: The global impact of dementia

Report: The global impact of dementia

The World Alzheimer Report 2015: 'The Global Impact of Dementia: An analysis of prevalence, incidence, cost and trends’, released recently, has found that there are currently around 46. 8 million people living with dementia around the world, with numbers projected to nearly double every 20 years, increasing to 74.

Mental health report: Care after a suicide attempt

Mental health report: Care after a suicide attempt

A national study, Care After A Suicide Attempt (CAASA), shows one third of people presenting to hospital following a suicide attempt will receive no mental health follow-up. Every year around 60,000 people make a suicide attempt.

Appointment reminder translation tool

Appointment reminder translation tool

NSW Refugee Health Service's online reminder tool allows you to translate appointment details into your client's language.

Youth mental health report released

Youth mental health report released

A confronting picture around teenage depression, self-harm and suicide has been painted by the largest ever national survey of youth mental health of its kind in Australian history.

Chronic disease discussion paper: Have your say!

Chronic disease discussion paper: Have your say!

The Commonwealth recently released its Primary Health Care Advisory Group’s (PHCAG) options discussion paper: Better outcomes for people with chronic and complex health conditions through primary health care.

Networking meetings to continue

Networking meetings to continue

COORDINARE understands that network meetings have been highly valued and is committed to continuing this support.

Geriatrician in the Practice

Geriatrician in the Practice

Expressions of Interest are being sought from practices in the Shoalhaven who would like to participate in this pilot Geriatrician in the Practice Project.

Changes to referral for aged care

Changes to referral for aged care

In South Eastern NSW there are currently more than 110,000 people aged over 65 years, who may at some stage in their life, need to access aged care services.

Increasing cancer screenings

Increasing cancer screenings

COORDINARE will be working with the local community and health care providers to see what we can do together to improve cancer screening rates in South Eastern NSW.

Communicating with parents about immunisation

Communicating with parents about immunisation

While most parent in the region accept childhood immunisation, there are still parents that struggle with the vaccination decision and have difficulty trying to negotiate often highly polarised and conflicting information.

Collaboration set to improve GP referrals in Illawarra Shoalhaven

Collaboration set to improve GP referrals in Illawarra Shoalhaven

An exciting clinical redesign project will introduce referral processes to improve the way ISLHD communicates with general practitioners (GPs).

Important frontline services continue to be offered

Important frontline services continue to be offered

COORDINARE is committed to offering existing patients the same level of service from the same provider.

COORDINARE ready to commence operations

COORDINARE ready to commence operations

COORDINARE confirmed that it is ready to commence operations on Wednesday 1 July 2015.

COORDINARE announces appointment of new CEO

COORDINARE announces appointment of new CEO

COORDINARE has announced Ms Dianne Kitcher as Chief Executive Officer.

COORDINARE announced as the successful Primary Health Network in South Eastern NSW

COORDINARE announced as the successful Primary Health Network in South Eastern NSW

COORDINARE has been announced by the Commonwealth as the successful tenderer for the new South Eastern NSW PHN.