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headspace Centre officially opens in Bega

headspace Centre officially opens in Bega

headspace Bega was opened by Senator Jim Molan AO DSC, along with Dianne Kitcher (CEO of COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN who is funding the initiative), Ron de Jongh (CEO of Grand Pacific Health – the lead agency providing the service), Jason Trethowan (CEO of headspace National) and some...

Immunisation updates for primary care

Immunisation updates for primary care

Recently, there has been an increase in incidents of expired vaccines being administered to patients. It is essential that the expiry date is checked on all vaccines prior to administration to avoid patient recall and revaccination and loss of their confidence in your health service delivery.

Financial support for your professional development and training

Financial support for your professional development and training

Over 50 healthcare professionals in South Eastern NSW have already received scholarships or bursaries to support their training and professional development as part of the NSW Rural Doctor’s Network Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP).

Local PMs and GPs shine at awards night

Local PMs and GPs shine at awards night

COORDINARE would like to congratulate Charise Morris (Grand Pacific Health Centre Nowra) and Kim Weeks (Marima Medical Clinic, Goulburn), who were recently awarded joint GP Synergy South Eastern NSW Practice Managers of the Year at a Wollongong awards night.

GPLO survey

GPLO survey

The General Practitioner Liaison Officers (GPLOs) have been co-funded by COORDINARE and Southern NSW Local Health District. As the GPLOs approach 12 months in their roles, they are seeking GP feedback on how GPs and Southern NSW Local Health District can work together to improve patient care.

MBS and wellbeing telehealth support video conferencing 

MBS and wellbeing telehealth support video conferencing 

Six new Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items have been introduced to enable GPs and non-specialist medical practitioners to provide general mental health and wellbeing support services by video conference to patients in drought-affected areas.

Support your patients to quit smoking

Support your patients to quit smoking

The NSW Quitline is a free, evidence-based service that can assist health professionals in supporting their patients to quit smoking. Referring to the NSW Quitline only takes a few minutes.

Gail Lloyd given special award at Practice Management Conference 2018

Gail Lloyd given special award at Practice Management Conference 2018

The Australian Association of Practice Management 2018 Conference was held Tuesday 16 October - Friday 19 October in Canberra. The theme of the conference was ‘Powering your journey, driving change’.

Updated Colposcopy and Treatment form

Updated Colposcopy and Treatment form

The Colposcopy and Treatment form has been updated to comply with the amended requirements of the National Cancer Screening Register Rules 2017.

My Health Record in pharmacy

My Health Record in pharmacy

Bomaderry-based pharmacist, Rachel Forgan, says access to My Health Record provides vital information to help her deliver better informed patient-centred care.