Heart Foundation launches online Heart Age Calculator
In an effort to get more people thinking about their personal risk of heart disease, the Heart Foundation has launched a new Heart Age Calculator located on the Heart Foundation’s website.
Ending HIV in NSW - we can!
Over the past five years, we have seen a 40% reduction of new HIV diagnoses among Australian-born men in NSW. However, we have not seen the same in overseas-born men.
Illawarra Shoalhaven HealthPathways adopts new mobile-friendly platform
llawarra Shoalhaven HealthPathways is implementing a new mobile-friendly version of HealthPathways to ensure users can continue to access valuable pathway information - no matter what device they’re using.
UNE Partnerships Medical Assisting, funded places now available!
Upskill your medical receptionists today and enrol them into UNE's Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting (HLT47715), a nationally accredited course.
GP online modules and face-to-face workshops for palliative care
The Department of Health recently provided funding for PEPA (Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach) to work with PHNs to deliver a Palliative Approach Workshop for GPs.
New app helps parents to ‘Save The Date To Vaccinate’
On-time vaccination is a child’s best protection against serious diseases. If children are not up to date with their vaccinations, it can also impact enrolment in child care and access to family assistance payments. NSW Health has released an improved Save The Date To Vaccinate app.
Women Want to Know survey for GPs
The Women Want to Know (WWTK) project encourages health professionals to discuss alcohol and pregnancy to ensure that women receive the right advice.
Improving medication titration for people with heart conditions in the Illawarra Shoalhaven
The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District's (ISLHD) Heart Failure Service has been monitoring heart failure medications across the region over the past year.
New psychosocial support service for people with complex mental health needs
COORDINARE today announced $1. 5 million in funding until June 2021 for Flourish Australia to provide a new psychosocial support service for people in South Eastern NSW with severe and complex mental health needs who are not eligible for assistance through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
My Health Record in general practice
Cringila-based GP, Dr Rakesh Bahl, shares his thoughts on the potential of digital health and says the more we utilise My Health Record the more useful it will become.
Financial support for professional development and training
Rural, regional and remote health professionals keen to expand their skills now have access to funding to support further studies and training.
e-Mental Health in Practice training
In 2019, e-Mental Health in Practice training is available for mental health peer workers and practice nurses.
Expression of Interest: Scholarship - 2019 Patient Experience Symposium
Calling innovative general practice GPs and practice nurses!It is widely recognised that future health reforms focus increasingly on patient experience of care. COORDINARE is committed to providing general practices with the tools and the opportunities to stay ahead of these changes.
Maternity update: Revised Antenatal Record (Yellow Card)
Most women see more than one antenatal care provider throughout their pregnancy, sharing clinical communication via the NSW Health Antenatal record card (the “yellow card”). However, recent audits have revealed that this yellow card is not always used effectively.
Measles alert for February
All NSW residents are being urged to ensure they are fully protected against measles, after twelve cases of the disease since Christmas.
Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention returns to the Far South Coast
People with suicidal behaviour frequently visit primary care settings in the weeks or days before suicide. Excellent primary care has been shown to significantly decrease suicide deaths and rates. COORDINARE supported Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention in Narooma in July last year.
‘Choose the Right Care for you’ campaign
NSW Health launched a digital campaign over summer to educate 17-34 year olds without children in metro Sydney, Gosford, Newcastle and Wollongong on the healthcare options available to treat common ailments.
Supporting the ‘Accidental counsellors’ in the Bega Valley
COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today joined with Senator Jim Molan AO DSC, to announce funding for a training program, titled ‘Accidental counsellor’.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common, contagious virus that can cause cancers and diseases in both females and males. Without vaccination, 90% of adults will have a HPV infection at some point in their life.
Seven linkage strategies that can improve quality of care
A systematic literature review previously conducted at QUT revealed early evidence that seven linkage strategies have the potential to improve service and client outcomes in aged care.