News2016

After hours campaign in South Eastern NSW

After hours campaign in South Eastern NSW

A communications campaign has been developed to help raise awareness amongst local residents and tourists/holiday makers of the after hours medical options available within the region.

GP referrals to My Aged Care

GP referrals to My Aged Care

The Department of Health is making changes to standardise and improve the use of My Aged Care by health professionals.

Update on the National Cancer Screening Register

Update on the National Cancer Screening Register

An update for General Practitioners on the National Cancer Screening Register

Rural General Practice Grants Program

Rural General Practice Grants Program

The Department of Health have announced that the Rural General Practice Grants (RGPG) Program funding round is now open.

Update on the Sentinel Practices Data Sourcing (SPDS) Project

Update on the Sentinel Practices Data Sourcing (SPDS) Project

The first quarterly SPDS extraction was undertaken in October and incorporated all those who had undertaken the upgrade.

Shingles vaccination program for patients aged 70-79

Shingles vaccination program for patients aged 70-79

As part of the new National Shingles Immunisation Program, the shingles vaccination (Zostavax) can now be provided free to patients aged 70, with a catch up program for patients aged 71-79.

Grand Pacific Health steps down as member of COORDINARE

Grand Pacific Health steps down as member of COORDINARE

In the lead-up to its Annual General Meeting next week, the COORDINARE Board has received advice that Grand Pacific Health (GPH) has decided to withdraw its membership from the company, effective 27 October 2016.

Have your say on health care… Join our Consumer Health Panel!

Have your say on health care… Join our Consumer Health Panel!

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network is inviting local residents to join an online Consumer Health Panel to share their views and help shape the future of health services across the region.

Update on Meningococcal B vaccine availability

Update on Meningococcal B vaccine availability

NSW Health have been advised that there has been a global increase in demand for Bexsero® (meningococcal B) vaccine.

Dementia and Aged Care Services Research and Innovation funding round now open

Dementia and Aged Care Services Research and Innovation funding round now open

The Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS) Research and Innovation funding round is now open for applications.