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Chronic Pain Management program referrals open 18 April
GPs, referrals open 18 April for a Chronic Pain Management program for patients residing in Moruya, Batemans Bay, Bermagui, Goulburn and Jindabyne.
The Improvement Foundation's QI Community is hosting a cervical cancer screening webinar in April
The Improvement Foundation’s QI Community presents ‘The New Cervical Screening Program: Top Tips for GPs’, a 30 minute webinar on 1. 00-1. 30 AEST (12. 30-1. 00 SA) Tuesday 17 April.
NACCHO and RACGP release third edition of the National Guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) have jointly produced the third edition of the National Guide to a preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
HealtheNet Radiology and Medication enhancement
HealtheNet has continued to expand the level of information shared with a patient’s My Health Record, with the addition of two new components.
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.
Seniors take charge of their own health
Older Australians are being urged to consider their ongoing health and the benefits of having a My Health Record during NSW Seniors Festival which is launching across NSW from 4-15 April.
Additional funding to assist residents of Tathra
COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network joined with Senator Jim Molan, Patron Senator for Eden-Monaro, to announce $250,000 in Commonwealth funding for mental health support services for residents affected by the recent bushfires in Tathra.
Spreading awareness about My Health Record!
All Australians will have a My Health Record created for them by the end of 2018, unless they choose to opt-out of receiving one.
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.
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!