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Record low number of new HIV cases in NSW

Record low number of new HIV cases in NSW

The latest quarterly NSW HIV Data Report from NSW Health indicates HIV is one step closer to being eliminated in the state, with a rapid fall in diagnoses to record low levels.

Healthy Women Active Women

Healthy Women Active Women

The Multicultural Health Service has released a series of 8 short films of women sharing powerful stories of hope and wellbeing to promote physical activity.

It’s not too late to have the flu shot

It’s not too late to have the flu shot

With NSW currently in the midst of its worst flu season on record, COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN is encouraging local residents to consider a last minute influenza vaccination.

Birthing on Country community consultations

Birthing on Country community consultations

Waminda is working in partnership with the Australian College of Midwives, University of Sydney and Queensland University and will be facilitating community consultations to discuss Birthing on Country.

Lung Foundation Australia's Have the CHAT campaign

Lung Foundation Australia's Have the CHAT campaign

Lung Foundation Australia’s Have the CHAT winter awareness campaign aims to keep people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease well and out of hospital.

Have your say on headspace Bega!

Have your say on headspace Bega!

The community from Bega Valley will have the opportunity to have their say on how the new headspace service can best meet the needs of local young people in the region during a consultation session to be held on 1 September.

Dementia Clinical Practice Guidelines and free online training course

Dementia Clinical Practice Guidelines and free online training course

Dementia is now the second leading cause of death in Australia with approximately 60,000 new cases each year. Resources are available for primary care staff and patients within the region.

Screening for malnutrition in general practice: get involved!

Screening for malnutrition in general practice: get involved!

Malnutrition affects many older adults, and is associated with declines in overall health and quality of life, as well as lengthier hospital stays and higher mortality.

Health alert: warning on viral gastroenteritis

Health alert: warning on viral gastroenteritis

NSW Health is urging the community to wash their hands and stay at home if affected by gastroenteritis, following an increase in viral gastroenteritis notifications and emergency department presentations in hospitals across the state.

New funding to keep local residents healthy

New funding to keep local residents healthy

South Eastern NSW PHN has announced $1.7 million in funding for eight new programs to help reduce overweight and obesity levels, and promote healthy and active ageing for people who live in South Eastern NSW.

Sentinel Practices Data Sourcing (SPDS) project update

Sentinel Practices Data Sourcing (SPDS) project update

Over 100 general practices within the South Eastern NSW PHN have been working closely with COORDINARE to undertake data driven quality improvement.

LGBTI Inclusive Practice Training

LGBTI Inclusive Practice Training

ACON, with the support of COORDINARE, is providing free and essential one day training, delivered across South Eastern NSW for workers who support clients experiencing issues with alcohol and/or other drugs (AOD).

New COPD online training modules on COPD medicines, inhaler device technique and more

New COPD online training modules on COPD medicines, inhaler device technique and more

Lung Foundation Australia has released new individual training modules on various Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) topics.

Jindabyne HealthOne officially open for business

Jindabyne HealthOne officially open for business

The Deputy Premier, the Hon John Barilaro officially opened the NSW Government funded $2.5 million Jindabyne HealthOne facility on 24 July 2017.

Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 is here!

Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 is here!

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 kicks off today, with World Hepatitis Day this Friday 28 July.

Head to Health: Opportunities to provide feedback

Head to Health: Opportunities to provide feedback

Feedback is currently being sought on Head to Health prior to the public launch of the website in September 2017.

Measles alert: NSW Health urges awareness after Sydney case

Measles alert: NSW Health urges awareness after Sydney case

NSW Health is urging people who have been in the Sydney CBD and Leichhardt from 15-19 July to be aware of the symptoms of measles after an infected tourist visited these areas.

Australian Bureau of Statistics patient experiences data

Australian Bureau of Statistics patient experiences data

The 2016 Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data has revealed some useful insights into the access and barriers to a range of health care services including general practitioners (GPs).

NSW Women’s Strategy: The NSW Government invites you to Have Your Say

NSW Women’s Strategy: The NSW Government invites you to Have Your Say

The NSW Government is developing the NSW Women’s Strategy, a whole-of-government, whole-of-community policy framework to improve gender equality and gender equity in NSW.

Get Ready - embracing quality for better patient outcomes

Get Ready - embracing quality for better patient outcomes

A mix of primary health care providers from Thirroul to Milton attended the recent 'Get Ready – embracing quality for better patient outcomes' forums.