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Consumer health advocacy training – develop the skills to  help you take action!

Consumer health advocacy training – develop the skills to help you take action!

COORDINARE is holding a free one-day workshop in Goulburn on Friday 16 November which will provide local people with the confidence and skills to advocate for important health issues.   

Looking for financial support for professional development and training?

Looking for financial support for professional development and training?

Rural, regional and remote medical, dental, nursing, midwifery, allied health or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health professionals keen to expand their skills or scope of practice now have access to funding to support further studies or training.

Electronic delivery of BreastScreen results

Electronic delivery of BreastScreen results

BreastScreen NSW has commenced a phased rollout of the delivery of electronic results to eligible general practices in South Eastern NSW. This means that eligible practices in the region will soon be able to receive patients' BreastScreen results by secure messaging.

Is your urgency an emergency?

Is your urgency an emergency?

Before presenting to the emergency department at your local hospital, be sure to assess your level of illness and injury. Ask yourself: is my urgency an emergency?

Free suicide prevention training now available!

Free suicide prevention training now available!

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative today announced that an additional 1,000 free licenses are now available for suicide prevention training, thanks to a $10,000 funding boost.

Gain client referrals through national eating disorders helpline

Gain client referrals through national eating disorders helpline

Eating disorders affect more than 9% of Australians in their lifetime, and the rate is increasing. It's important for GPs and health professionals to understand how to treat this serious mental illness.

A digital health tool to help the helpers

A digital health tool to help the helpers

During Carers Week (October 14-20), we celebrate the important work done by carers across the country. They are often responsible for managing the healthcare needs of those they care for and are being encouraged to learn more about My Health Record, an online digital health summary which can help carers.

Batch numbers not required for compliance with PD2018_009

Batch numbers not required for compliance with PD2018_009

We have recently been advised of some confusion in regards to PD2018_009. 

Drought-related stress resources

Drought-related stress resources

With 99.9% of NSW experiencing drought, it is not uncommon for farmers and their families to experience significant levels of stress, with mental and physical health often forgotten.

What is a mental health peer worker?

What is a mental health peer worker?

A mental health peer worker is someone employed on the basis of their personal lived experience either of mental illness and recovery (consumer peer worker) or of supporting family or friends with mental illness (carer peer worker).