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Lead agencies announced for headspace Bega Valley and headspace Queanbeyan
COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN and Senator John Williams, Duty Senator for Eden-Monaro today announced that Grand Pacific Health has been awarded the role of lead agency of headspace Bega Valley, and Marathon Health has been awarded the role of lead agency of headspace Queanbeyan.
Register your interest for the Hot Topics GP Update Course 2018
In May and June 2018, Medcast and NB Medical will facilitate five one-day 'Hot Topics' courses for GPs in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane.
The Hot Topics GP Update Course provides must-have knowledge for GPs, presented by some of the best GP educators in Britain and Australia.
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.
'Next Steps' program provides peer support for people at risk of suicide
'Next Steps' is a mental health program for people in Southern Eastern NSW run by Grand Pacific Health (GPH) and supported by funding from COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN.
Cancer Institute NSW and NSW Quitline have launched the NSW Quitline Online Referral Form
The Cancer Institute NSW and NSW Quitline have announced the launch of a simple and easy-to-use NSW Quitline Online Referral Form. The online Health Professional Referral Form can be accessed here or via the Cancer Institute NSW website.
HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to be PBS-listed from 1 April
The Federal Minister for Health has announced that the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) subsidy for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) will be available from 1 April. This follows an earlier recommendation of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee that PrEP should be PBS-listed for HIV prevention.
Meet our GP Liaison Officer: Dr Roslyn Davis
Dr Roslyn Davis is the GP Liaison Officer for Goulburn, Crookwell, Braidwood and Yass, in a position co-funded by COORDINARE and Southern NSW LHD. We spoke to Dr Davis about what she hopes to achieve in this role and what motivates her as a GP.
Request for Proposals for a Psychiatry Support Line for GPs
Applications are open for qualified organisations to apply to operate a Psychiatry Support Line for GPs.
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.
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.