Regional strategy and stepped care model for mental health and suicide prevention
COORDINARE is currently in the process of developing a Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy.
Summary of COORDINARE's Baseline Needs Assessment and Activity Plans now available!
COORDINARE has just finalised our Baseline Needs Assessment which analyses health and service needs within South Eastern NSW, and prioritises activity to address those needs.
Mandatory system upgrade for Sentinel Data Sourcing (SPDS) Project
Don't forget: Mandatory system check and upgrade as part of Sentinel Practices Data Sourcing (SPDS) project!
Have your say on RACGP Standards for general practice: 5th edition
The 5th edition of the RACGP Standards for general practices (the Standards) is now being developed.
New approach to suicide prevention to be implemented in Illawarra Shoalhaven
The Illawarra Shoalhaven region has been selected to take part in Australia’s largest integrated suicide prevention program expected to reduce suicide deaths by 20% and suicide attempts by 30%.
Prescribing unregistered cannabis-based products
Doctors can now apply to NSW Health to seek approval to prescribe certain cannabis-based products that are not on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods, in appropriate circumstances.
Bega Valley Medical Practice gains grant to enhance services and support for adolescents
Bega Valley Medical Practice (BVMP) has been successful in applying for a government grant to enhance the services and support they provide to adolescents in the Bega Valley.
NDIS rollout in Southern NSW
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing individualised support for people with disability, their families and carers. The NDIS provides eligible people a flexible, whole-of-life approach to the support needed to pursue their goals and aspirations and participate in daily life.
Milton nurse runner-up in APNA Awards
Sarah Smith, a local nurse, was recently recognised at the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association’s (APNA) awards for 2016.
Young women invited to have their first Pap test
On 1 July 2016, the NSW Cervical Screening Program will launch an invitation project for never screeners.