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For media enquiries please contact Kristine Laird, Communications Manager on 4225 4317 or 0402 080 165, or via email klaird@coordinare.org.au.

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.

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 headspace service announced for Bega

New headspace service announced for Bega

Young people in Bega and surrounding towns will benefit from access to vital mental health services and support following the announcement of a new headspace service in Bega.

COORDINARE after hours campaign continues this flu season

COORDINARE after hours campaign continues this flu season

With the flu season fast approaching, COORDINARE announces it will continue its campaign to raise awareness of the after hours medical options available within the region.

COORDINARE announces funding of local mental health services

COORDINARE announces funding of local mental health services

COORDINARE has announced more than $4.3 million in funding for new mental health and suicide prevention services for people who live in South Eastern NSW.

New funding arrangement confirmed between COORDINARE and Parkinson’s NSW

New funding arrangement confirmed between COORDINARE and Parkinson’s NSW

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN and Parkinson’s NSW met today to confirm future arrangements for the Parkinson’s nurse initiative in the Shoalhaven region.

headspace centre officially launches in Goulburn

headspace centre officially launches in Goulburn

headspace Goulburn was officially opened on Thursday 27 April, giving young people aged 12 to 25 access to youth friendly, free and confidential mental health and wellbeing services in their local area.

International symposium comes to Wollongong

International symposium comes to Wollongong

A number of international, national and locally recognised speakers will converge on Wollongong on Saturday 29 April as part of the Putting the Patient at the Centre: Patient Centred Medical Home Symposium.

headspace Centre now open in Goulburn

headspace Centre now open in Goulburn

headspace Goulburn centre is now open, giving young people aged 12 to 25 from the Goulburn area access to youth friendly, free and confidential mental health and wellbeing services.

Grand Pacific Health steps down as member of COORDINARE

Grand Pacific Health steps down as member of COORDINARE

In the lead-up to its Annual General Meeting next week, the COORDINARE Board has received advice that Grand Pacific Health (GPH) has decided to withdraw its membership from the company, effective 27 October 2016.

Mental health forum: Putting consumers and carers at centre of mental health reform

Mental health forum: Putting consumers and carers at centre of mental health reform

Those with lived experience of mental illness, carers and their family members are encouraged to attend and contribute their knowledge, experiences and ideas to the Consumer and Carer Forum.

Upcoming co-design workshops for mental health and suicide prevention in our region

Upcoming co-design workshops for mental health and suicide prevention in our region

COORDINARE is calling on local consumers, carers and service providers to have their say in a series of co-design workshops.

Launch of online commissioning procurement portal announced

Launch of online commissioning procurement portal announced

Dianne Kitcher, Chief Executive Officer of COORDINARE, announced on Tuesday the launch of our new online procurement portal which will support the transparency, efficiency and effectiveness of our commissioning activity. The portal’s launch coincides with the release of two new opportunities to the market this week.

New approach to suicide prevention to be implemented in Illawarra Shoalhaven

New approach to suicide prevention to be implemented in Illawarra Shoalhaven

The Illawarra Shoalhaven region has been selected to take part in Australia’s largest integrated suicide prevention program expected to reduce suicide deaths by 20% and suicide attempts by 30%.

Bega Valley Medical Practice gains grant to enhance services and support for adolescents

Bega Valley Medical Practice gains grant to enhance services and support for adolescents

Bega Valley Medical Practice (BVMP) has been successful in applying for a government grant to enhance the services and support they provide to adolescents in the Bega Valley.

New research: Socioeconomic disadvantage and its implications for population health planning

New research: Socioeconomic disadvantage and its implications for population health planning

New research shows how regional contextual factors and demographic indicators play a significant and distinct role in obesity and overweight status of the population.

Federal Budget 2016-17: Summary

Federal Budget 2016-17: Summary

The Turnbull Government handed down the 2016-17 Budget on Tuesday.