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Public consultation: HPV vaccination recommendations

Public consultation: HPV vaccination recommendations

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation has advised that a public consultation is now open on proposed changes to human papillomavirus vaccination recommendations in the Australian Immunisation Handbook.

Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation Fund

Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation Fund

Applications are open for eligible organisations interested in lodging a submission for funding under the second round of the Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation Fund.

Same-sex marriage announcement: useful resources

Same-sex marriage announcement: useful resources

The marriage equality debate has stirred strong emotions for many people, especially the country’s youth. Some members of our community may have been left with unresolved feelings. ACON has developed a useful guide for health care providers on how to support LGBTI clients who may be experiencing distress.

Cervical screening renewal - new resources for practices and consumers

Cervical screening renewal - new resources for practices and consumers

The Commonwealth has produced a suite of resources for health professionals and consumers, explaining the changes to cervical screening.

A positive step forward: new Integrated Care Strategy launched

A positive step forward: new Integrated Care Strategy launched

The Boards of COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN and the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) met recently to launch a new Integrated Care Strategy which is set to bring about positive change for local patients, their families and carers.

10,000 Italian Roses morning tea in Wollongong

10,000 Italian Roses morning tea in Wollongong

There are currently over 10,000 women of Italian background between the ages of 50 to 74 years old in NSW who have not had a mammogram. The 10,000 Italian Roses Project aims to raise awareness about breast screening among Italian communities.

Southern NSW LHD Mental Health Month celebration

Southern NSW LHD Mental Health Month celebration

COORDINARE Mental Health Peer Coordinator, Tim Heffernan, was recently guest speaker at Southern NSW Local Health District’s (SNSWLHD) Mental Health Month, ‘Sharing the Journey’ celebration.

Katungal Aboriginal Community Corporation and Medical Services - Excellence in Business

Katungal Aboriginal Community Corporation and Medical Services - Excellence in Business

Katungul Aboriginal Community Corporation and Medical Services recognised for their growth, achievements and hard work in the Eurobodalla and Bega Valley Shires.

My Health Record carers toolkit

My Health Record carers toolkit

A key priority of the Australian Digital Health Agency is to improve use and adoption of My Health Record. A My Health Record carers toolkit has been launched for use as an ongoing resource for carers and those they support.

Express your interest: Mental Health Screening and Support Package

Express your interest: Mental Health Screening and Support Package

COORDINARE - South Eastern NSW PHN and the Black Dog Institute are seeking Expressions of Interest from general practices to utilise a new mental health screening and support package to better equip them with the skills and resources to identify and support people in distress, as this is seen to be one of the most promising interventions for reducing suicide.