News2019

National Close the Gap day

National Close the Gap day

Today is National Close the Gap Day, raising awareness about how we can achieve health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

New tenancy laws give medical practitioners ability to help victims of domestic violence

New tenancy laws give medical practitioners ability to help victims of domestic violence

From 28 February 2019, new tenancy laws will allow medical practitioners to help their patients escape circumstances of domestic violence in a rented home.

Empowering our Communities funding will support drought affected communities in Shoalhaven and Southern NSW

Empowering our Communities funding will support drought affected communities in Shoalhaven and Southern NSW

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today announced that applications are now open for organisations and/or community groups who are interested in supporting drought affected communities within Shoalhaven and Southern NSW.  

Heart Foundation launches online Heart Age Calculator

Heart Foundation launches online Heart Age Calculator

In an effort to get more people thinking about their personal risk of heart disease, the Heart Foundation has launched a new Heart Age Calculator located on the Heart Foundation’s website.

Ending HIV in NSW - we can!

Ending HIV in NSW - we can!

Over the past five years, we have seen a 40% reduction of new HIV diagnoses among Australian-born men in NSW, and while that is something worth celebrating, we have not seen the same in overseas-born men.

28 February edition: IN THE LOOP

28 February edition: IN THE LOOP

'IN THE LOOP' is COORDINARE's eNewsletter, featuring all the latest health news in the South Eastern NSW region. 

GP online modules and face-to-face workshops for palliative care

GP online modules and face-to-face workshops for palliative care

The Department of Health recently provided funding for PEPA (Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach) to work with PHNs to deliver a Palliative Approach Workshop for GPs. 

Illawarra Shoalhaven HealthPathways adopts new mobile-friendly platform

Illawarra Shoalhaven HealthPathways adopts new mobile-friendly platform

Illawarra Shoalhaven HealthPathways is implementing a new mobile-friendly version of HealthPathways to ensure users can continue to access valuable pathway information - no matter what device they’re using.

Improving medication titration for people with heart conditions in the Illawarra Shoalhaven

Improving medication titration for people with heart conditions in the Illawarra Shoalhaven

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District's (ISLHD) Heart Failure Service has been monitoring heart failure medications across the region over the past year.

UNE Partnerships Medical Assisting, funded places now available!

UNE Partnerships Medical Assisting, funded places now available!

Upskill your medical receptionists today and enrol them into UNE's Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting (HLT47715), a nationally accredited course.