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NAIDOC Week events in South Eastern NSW

NAIDOC Week events in South Eastern NSW

NAIDOC Week 2019 is happening 7 - 14 July. This year’s theme is Voice. Treaty. Truth: Let’s work together for a shared future.

Finalists to ‘pitch’ for improved health and wellbeing locally

Finalists to ‘pitch’ for improved health and wellbeing locally

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today announced three local organisations – Beyond Empathy, Coomaditchie United Aboriginal Corporation and Scarf Incorporated – have been selected to pitch at its inaugural Pitch Night, to be held in Wollongong on 26 June 2019.

Celebrating Reconciliation Week in South Eastern NSW

Celebrating Reconciliation Week in South Eastern NSW

27 May – 3 June is National Reconciliation Week. The 2019 theme is ‘Grounded in Truth: Walk Together with Courage’. Fostering strong and meaningful relationships, grounded in a foundation of truth and trust between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Aboriginal people, is at the heart of reconciliation.

Acknowledging Sorry Day on 26 May

Acknowledging Sorry Day on 26 May

National Sorry Day, 26 May is a significant national day for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It recognises the devastating impacts of the Stolen Generations upon individuals and families, and the intergenerational trauma that remains to this day.

Supporting young people who use alcohol and other drugs

Supporting young people who use alcohol and other drugs

Creating Synergy's 2019 conference, 'Drugs & Young People - Care, Collaboration, Compassion' is coming up in June.

Consumer health advocacy training – develop the skills to  help you take action!

Consumer health advocacy training – develop the skills to help you take action!

COORDINARE is holding a free one-day workshop in Goulburn on Friday 16 November which will provide local people with the confidence and skills to advocate for important health issues.

Suicide Prevention Collaborative to celebrate achievements

Suicide Prevention Collaborative to celebrate achievements

Twelve months on from the launch of the Black Dog Institute’s LifeSpan initiative, the Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative will hold a celebration event in Kiama on Thursday 13 September.

Opportunity for community members to learn about My Health Record

Opportunity for community members to learn about My Health Record

Community members in Southern NSW are invited to learn more about the benefits of My Health Record.

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in South Eastern NSW

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in South Eastern NSW

NAIDOC Week 2018 is a national celebration held on 8-15 July. It's a time for all Australians to come together to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the oldest continuing cultures in the world.

Celebrating Reconciliation Week in South Eastern NSW

Celebrating Reconciliation Week in South Eastern NSW

27 May - 3 June is Reconciliation Week, a time to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories, to share that knowledge and help us grow as a nation.

Immunisation update events

Immunisation update events

COORDINARE partnered with ISLHD and SNSWLHD to hold the annual immunisation update events across the region.

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.

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.

Working in a practice of the future

Working in a practice of the future

Forty-eight receptionists representing 25 practices throughout the Southern region attended the COORDINARE Receptionist Development Day.

Leading your practice into the future

Leading your practice into the future

Thirty-two practice managers representing 27 practices throughout the Southern region and Central Shoalhaven attended the COORDINARE Practice Managers Development Day.

State of the Art APNA National Conference

State of the Art APNA National Conference

Five nurses from across the PHN region showcased innovative programs at the 2017 APNA National Conference.

Patient Experience Symposium 2017

Patient Experience Symposium 2017

Tracey Hutton, nurse manager at New Albion Medical Centre, Shellharbour City General Practice and Thirroul Medical Centre shares her experience at the 2017 Patient Experience Symposium.

Nursing in a Practice of the Future

Nursing in a Practice of the Future

Twenty-two practice nurses representing 15 practices throughout the South Eastern NSW region attended COORDINARE's Practice Nurse Development Day.

Putting the Patient at the Centre: Patient Centred Medical Home - Symposium

Putting the Patient at the Centre: Patient Centred Medical Home - Symposium

Save the date for this one-off event featuring a number of international, national and locally recognised speakers!

Future of Primary Care workshops in South Eastern NSW

Future of Primary Care workshops in South Eastern NSW

We're only days away from our first regional workshop on the 'Future of Primary Care in South Eastern NSW' and already we have had significant interest from health professionals across our region.