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Heart Foundation launches COVID-19 and heart disease support campaign

Heart Foundation launches COVID-19 and heart disease support campaign

Australia’s current COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge our country and burden our health system in a way we have never experienced.

Diabetes in Practice course for nurses

Diabetes in Practice course for nurses

Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia, and nurses play a pivotal role in supporting patients living with this condition.  

Diabetes in Practice is a 12-hour eLearning course facilitated by Diabetes Qualified (a subsidiary of Diabetes NSW & ACT).

Diabetes eLearning course for nurses

Diabetes eLearning course for nurses

1 in 4 adults are either living with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia, and nurses play a pivotal role in supporting people living with diabetes.

APNA Chronic Disease Management and Healthy Ageing workshops 

APNA Chronic Disease Management and Healthy Ageing workshops 

COORDINARE recently funded 47 nurses across the region to participate in Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA)'s Chronic Disease Management and Healthy Ageing Program.

Supporting people living with dementia to plan ahead

Supporting people living with dementia to plan ahead

For people living with dementia, a loss of mobility has been linked with a reduction in quality of life and increased rapid cognitive decline.

 Looking after your family’s health with a digital record

Looking after your family’s health with a digital record

For around 1. 7 million Australians currently living with diabetes, World Diabetes Day on November 14 is a way of highlighting the challenges experienced in caring for their health. Managing diabetes often involves regular visits to different healthcare providers meaning key health information is often scattered across different offices.

Outreach Pain Management program continues to benefit regional health professionals

Outreach Pain Management program continues to benefit regional health professionals

COORDINARE has re-signed a Service-Level Agreement (SLA) with Southern NSW LHD and St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, until June 2021, to support the Outreach Pain Management Education and Services program offered by St Vincent’s Pain Clinic.

Referrals open for the Chronic Pain Management Program

Referrals open for the Chronic Pain Management Program

Referrals are now open for our Chronic Pain Management Program commencing August/Sept 2018!

COORDINARE, in conjunction with NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) and Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD), is offering small group education programs commencing in August/September 2018.

Managing pain less painfully

Managing pain less painfully

Pain Week promoted between 24–30 July is a reminder that pain can be traumatic, unrelenting and difficult, but managing it doesn’t have to be. Digital tools like My Health Record assist the process.

This National Diabetes Week, refer patients who smoke to the NSW Quitline

This National Diabetes Week, refer patients who smoke to the NSW Quitline

A NSW Quitline referral can reduce risk for your patients with diabetes. Take one small step this National Diabetes Week. Smoking is a significant risk factor for developing diabetes.

It’s About Time to access digital health

It’s About Time to access digital health

'It’s About Time', the theme of National Diabetes Week from July 8-14, aptly applies to My Health Record.

Chronic Pain Management program referrals open 18 April

Chronic Pain Management program referrals open 18 April

GPs, referrals open 18 April for a Chronic Pain Management program for patients residing in Moruya, Batemans Bay, Bermagui, Goulburn and Jindabyne.

EOI: Chronic Pain Management Program facilitators in Far South Coast and Goulburn

EOI: Chronic Pain Management Program facilitators in Far South Coast and Goulburn

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN, in collaboration with the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation is calling for Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified health professionals to establish and deliver a Chronic Pain Management Program in the Far South Coast and Goulburn.

Free Chronic Pain Management Program in Eurobodalla: Referrals now open

Free Chronic Pain Management Program in Eurobodalla: Referrals now open

COORDINARE, in conjunction with the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation, is funding community service providers to offer small group education programs targeting patients suffering low to moderate chronic pain.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Express your interest now: chronic disease research project for general practice

Express your interest now: chronic disease research project for general practice

COORDINARE is currently seeking applications from general practices in the South Eastern NSW region who are interested in getting involved with the General Practice Research project for chronic disease.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare releases health report card on the nation

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare releases health report card on the nation

About 50 per cent of Australians are living with a chronic disease and 63 per cent of adults are now considered overweight or obese, according to the latest report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).