NewsFebruary 2019

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. 

New app helps parents to ‘Save The Date To Vaccinate’

New app helps parents to ‘Save The Date To Vaccinate’

On-time vaccination is a child’s best protection against serious diseases. If children are not up to date with their vaccinations, it can also impact enrolment in child care and access to family assistance payments.

Women Want to Know survey for GPs

Women Want to Know survey for GPs

The Women Want to Know (WWTK) project encourages health professionals to discuss alcohol and pregnancy to ensure that women receive the right advice.

New psychosocial support service for people with complex mental health needs

New psychosocial support service for people with complex mental health needs

COORDINARE today announced $1.5 million in funding until June 2021 for Flourish Australia to provide a new psychosocial support service for people in South Eastern NSW with severe and complex mental health needs who are not eligible for assistance through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

My Health Record in general practice

My Health Record in general practice

Cringila-based GP, Dr Rakesh Bahl, shares his thoughts on the potential of digital health and says the more we utilise My Health Record the more useful it will become.

Financial support for professional development and training

Financial support for professional development and training

Rural, regional and remote health professionals keen to expand their skills now have access to funding to support further studies and training. 

e-Mental Health in Practice training 

e-Mental Health in Practice training 

In 2019, e-Mental Health in Practice training is available for mental health peer workers and practice nurses. 

Expression of Interest:  Scholarship - 2019 Patient Experience Symposium

Expression of Interest: Scholarship - 2019 Patient Experience Symposium

It is widely recognised that future health reforms focus increasingly on patient experience of care. COORDINARE is committed to providing general practices with the tools and the opportunities to stay ahead of these changes. 

Maternity update: Revised Antenatal Record  (Yellow Card)

Maternity update: Revised Antenatal Record (Yellow Card)

Most women see more than one antenatal care provider throughout their pregnancy, sharing clinical communication via the NSW Health Antenatal record card (the “yellow card”).

Measles alert for February

Measles alert for February

All NSW residents are being urged to ensure they are fully protected against measles, after twelve cases of the disease since Christmas.