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NSW Health findings show decrease in HIV notifications across the state
NSW Health released the latest HIV data for the first quarter of 2018. It shows continuing and very encouraging decreases in HIV notifications across NSW.
Self-care and mental health resources for GPs and health practitioners
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is encouraging all GPs and health practitioners to take care of their own physical, mental, emotional and social health and seek support when required.
NSW Health flu webpage is now live
The NSW Health flu webpage is now live and can be accessed here. On the page is an information sheet detailing the six vaccine brands being used this year and their age indication.
Revised Pregnancy Care Guidelines now available on the Department of Health website
Revised Pregnancy Care Guidelines are now available on the Australian Government Department of Health website. You can access the guidelines here.
Introducing the 'Head to Health' digital gateway for all Australians
COORDINARE encourages general practices to use the Commonwealth’s mental health digital gateway, Head to Health.
Listed on the gateway is THIS WAY UP: a digital provider of evidence-based online courses for anxiety and depression.
Update on meningococcal vaccines for all Australians
A fact sheet is available for GPs and immunisation providers regarding options for meningococcal vaccination.
My Health Record older Australians toolkit
The Australian Digital Health Agency has released a toolkit explaining the benefits of My Health Record for older Australians.
Youth Aware of Mental Health program launches in the Illawarra Shoalhaven
Starting in February 2018, Year 9 school students across the Illawarra Shoalhaven will begin participating in the Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) program.
Fact sheet on the role of health professionals in My Aged Care
The department has published a new fact sheet for health professionals to help them better understand their role in My Aged Care, and how they can assist their patients with their aged care journey.
My Health Record men's health toolkit
My Health Record will increasingly become a major component of the health system and a great asset for all Australians. The second My Health Record toolkit was recently launched to complement awareness month, Movember (1-30 November 2017).