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Preparing pharmacists to work in general practice
In the 2018-19 Federal Budget, the Australian Government announced changes to streamline the General Practice Rural Incentives Program (GPRIP) and the Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP). The changes will be rolled into a single Workforce Incentive Program (WIP) as part of the Stronger Rural Health Strategy.
Improving communication and coordination of palliative and end of life care in Southern NSW
Following the development of a Palliative and End of Life Model of Care, COORDINARE and the GP Liaison Officers are working with the Southern NSW LHD Palliative Care Service on ways to improve communication and coordination of palliative and end of life care for people in Southern NSW.
New funding delivers pharmacist into local general practices
COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today announced Commonwealth funding to support four general practices in the region integrate a non-dispensing pharmacist as part of their care teams, with the aim of providing medication-related advice to patients.
Improving osteoarthritis and osteoporosis care in the Bega Valley
NSW Health has initiated a number of Leading Better Value Care projects designed to ensure best practice care is provided to people accessing local health services.
Winter strategy: supporting practices to manage influenza
COORDINARE recently announced more than $170,000 in funding to support 11 general practices in leading heightened quality and intensity of care for patients who are at a high risk of being unstable, very unwell or admitted to hospital during the 2019 flu season.
South Eastern NSW PHN announces funding to transform primary health care in the region
COORDINARE recently announced almost $430,000 in funding to support 13 local general practices in trialing new models of patient-centred care, with an additional $50,000 for GP leadership and practice support staff training.
Cringila Medical Centre embraces PCMH model of care
Josie and Robyn, Practice Manager and Practice Nurse at Cringila Medical Centre, are always on the lookout for opportunities to enhance patient care, consistently embracing new approaches in their practice.
Wrap up from International symposium
There was such a great vibe at our 'Putting the Patient at the Centre of Care' Symposium held in Wollongong recently.
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.
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!