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Draft Aged Care Quality Standards available for review
The Department of Health has been working with the aged care sector to develop the draft Aged Care Quality Standards.
A single set of quality standards is a key deliverable of the Single Aged Care Quality Framework.
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.
PREMs at Cringila Medical Centre
All practice staff from Cringila Medical Centre have been involved in making the PREMs project a success and shared some of their secrets with us!
BreastScreen NSW launches campaign to bust myths about family history and breast cancer risk
Did you know that 9 out of 10 women who develop breast cancer do not have a family history?
To combat this myth and raise awareness for screening services available, BreastScreen NSW will launch the ‘Not In My Family’ media campaign on Sunday 11 March.
Increasing physical activity with new 'Pair Up' program
The 'Pair Up' exercise program is now available for free in Bega Valley Shire, Eurobodalla Shire, and Snowy Monaro Shire.
Update on meningococcal vaccines for all Australians
A fact sheet is available for GPs and immunisation providers regarding options for meningococcal vaccination.
Update on high school and catch up vaccination programs in Illawarra Shoalhaven
Each year, the Illawarra Shoalhaven Public Health Unit provides high school students in the region with their vaccines, in accordance with the NSW Immunisation Program.
New vaccine to help prevent human papillomavirus (HPV) in young people
As of January 2018, young Australians have free access to the new vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil®9. The vaccine protects against nine types of HPV infection and will be provided to young Australians through the National Immunisation Program (NIP).
Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD and COORDINARE pregnancy care guide 2018
The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District and COORDINARE have released a 2018 guide to pregnancy care for local GPs.
Pregnancy care in the Illawarra & Shoalhaven - a guide for local GPs aims to help GPs achieve best practice regarding Antenatal Shared Care.
Free shingles vaccine available now for people 70-79 years
A time-limited catch-up program for a free shingles vaccine is available to people aged 71 to 79 years old until October 2021. Since November 2016, the vaccine program has been funded under the Australian Government’s National Immunisation Program (NIP) for 70-year-olds.