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For media enquiries please contact Kristine Laird, Communications Manager on 4225 4317 or 0402 080 165, or via email klaird@coordinare.org.au.

NSW Women’s Strategy: The NSW Government invites you to Have Your Say

NSW Women’s Strategy: The NSW Government invites you to Have Your Say

The NSW Government is developing the NSW Women’s Strategy, a whole-of-government, whole-of-community policy framework to improve gender equality and gender equity in NSW.

Get Ready - embracing quality for better patient outcomes

Get Ready - embracing quality for better patient outcomes

A mix of primary health care providers from Thirroul to Milton attended the recent 'Get Ready – embracing quality for better patient outcomes' forums.

Influenza vaccination during pregnancy

Influenza vaccination during pregnancy

Vaccination remains the best protection pregnant women and their newborn babies have against influenza.

Katungal BreastScreen initiative

Katungal BreastScreen initiative

The teams at Katungul Batemans Bay, Narooma and Bega in conjunction with COORDINARE, have commenced a breast screening initiative for their clients.

Centre Health Barrack Heights improves quality of data

Centre Health Barrack Heights improves quality of data

Centre Health Barrack Heights, a participant in COORDINARE’s SPDS initiative has been working on improving the quality of its patient data, with some impressive results.

Nurses from ISLHD Community Health Service are moving location!

Nurses from ISLHD Community Health Service are moving location!

Nurses from ISLHD Community Health Service are moving from the Cringila Community Health Centre to Wollongong Community Health Centre on Wednesday 19 July 2017.

Geriatrician in the Practice Project: Expression of Interest

Geriatrician in the Practice Project: Expression of Interest

With renewed funding for the next 12 months, there is an opportunity for a further two practices to become involved in the Geriatrician in the Practice project.

Important information re: mental health services in South Eastern NSW

Important information re: mental health services in South Eastern NSW

1 July 2017 marks the start of COORDINARE’s exciting new mental health and suicide prevention commissioning plan, with more than $4. 3 million invested in new service arrangements for psychological therapies, support for complex mental health needs, and community-based suicide prevention aftercare in South Eastern NSW.

Immunisation rates for children in South Eastern NSW in 2015-16

Immunisation rates for children in South Eastern NSW in 2015-16

Overall vaccination rates for children in South Eastern NSW have increased significantly and were higher than the Australian national average, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

ACI currently recruiting GPs to join Advisory Group

ACI currently recruiting GPs to join Advisory Group

The EOI process for recruitment to the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation GP Advisory Group has opened.

APNA launches bowel cancer screening conversation guide for nurses

APNA launches bowel cancer screening conversation guide for nurses

As we reach the end of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, it's a great time to make sure you know your role in bowel cancer screening and understanding the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Alcohol and Drug Foundation: Applications now open for Local Drug Action Team program

Alcohol and Drug Foundation: Applications now open for Local Drug Action Team program

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation has announced that application are now open for the next round of opportunities for the Local Drug Action Team (LDAT) program.

NDIS rollout in the Illawarra Shoalhaven

NDIS rollout in the Illawarra Shoalhaven

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing individualised support for people with disability, their families and carers.

Cringila Medical Centre embraces PCMH model of care

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.

Working in a practice of the future

Working in a practice of the future

Forty-eight receptionists representing 25 practices throughout the Southern region attended the COORDINARE Receptionist Development Day.

Leading your practice into the future

Leading your practice into the future

Thirty-two practice managers representing 27 practices throughout the Southern region and Central Shoalhaven attended the COORDINARE Practice Managers Development Day.

Sharp Street Surgery nurse receives Rotarian award

Sharp Street Surgery nurse receives Rotarian award

Tracey Chong, Practice Nurse and Diabetes Educator from Sharp Street Surgery in Cooma recently received a Rotarian award for 'Pride of Workmanship'.

Managing hepatitis C in general practice

Managing hepatitis C in general practice

All people with risk factors for hepatitis C should have a serological screening test for anti-hepatitis C antibodies.

Palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: online resources

Palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: online resources

CareSearch has created online resources that will help build a path of cultural capability and understanding for supporting care with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Immunisation update

Immunisation update

In November 2016, COORDINARE partnered with the Public Health Unit for the yearly immunisation update.