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Measles alert: Two confirmed cases in December 2015

Measles alert: Two confirmed cases in December 2015

Two cases of measles have been detected in Sydney in December.

New action plan to tackle ice

New action plan to tackle ice

The Federal Government has released a new action plan to reduce the demand for ice and the harm it causes, while continuing efforts to disrupt supply.

Mental health reforms announced

Mental health reforms announced

The Federal Government has released its response to the National Mental Health Commission's Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services.

No jab, no pay laws pass parliament

No jab, no pay laws pass parliament

From January, parents who don't immunise their kids will not receive childcare benefits, rebates and the Family Tax Benefit A end-of-year supplement.

New Chair of Community Advisory Committee announced

New Chair of Community Advisory Committee announced

COORDINARE, the new South Eastern NSW PHN, is pleased to announce Leanne Wells as the Chair of the soon-to-be established Community Advisory Committee for the region.

My Health Record: Opt-out trial areas announced

My Health Record: Opt-out trial areas announced

One million Australians could soon be trialling a new online medical records system with Health Minister Sussan Ley last week using a National Press Club address to announce all-inclusive trials of the online system.

Clinical Council to support improvements in local health care (Southern NSW)

Clinical Council to support improvements in local health care (Southern NSW)

COORDINARE, the new South Eastern NSW PHN, is pleased to announce the formation of the Southern NSW Clinical Council.

Medicare Benefit Scheme (MBS) Review Taskforce consultation

Medicare Benefit Scheme (MBS) Review Taskforce consultation

This initial survey is only the first in what will be an ongoing series of consultation processes. This consultation process is now open and closes on 9 November 2015.

Primary Health Care Advisory Group's consultation: initial summary

Primary Health Care Advisory Group's consultation: initial summary

Read the initial summary of the Primary Health Care Advisory Group's (PHACG) consultation regarding its options discussion paper.

New report provides picture of breast cancer in young Australian women

New report provides picture of breast cancer in young Australian women

A report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) for the first time presents information and statistics about breast cancer in young women aged 20-39 years.