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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.

PBS Authority Line currently unavailable

PBS Authority Line currently unavailable

The PBS Authority Line is currently unavailable.

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.

Immunisation: Using data to improve service quality for patients

Immunisation: Using data to improve service quality for patients

COORDINARE has a particular interest in increasing immunisation rates across our region by working with primary health care providers to harness information and use data to improve patient outcomes.

October is Mental Health Month

October is Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month aims to raise awareness about mental health issues.

Ley appointed as Minister for Aged Care

Ley appointed as Minister for Aged Care

Health Minister Sussan Ley was recently sworn in as minister for aged care.

HealthPathways Illawarra Shoalhaven: Have your say in GP Prioritisation Survey

HealthPathways Illawarra Shoalhaven: Have your say in GP Prioritisation Survey

We are now seeking GP advice and direction on the most relevant clinical areas to move into localising over the next 6-12 months.

COORDINARE announces appointment of new Chair

COORDINARE announces appointment of new Chair

COORDINARE, the new South Eastern NSW PHN, today announced Richard Spencer has been appointed as the organisation’s new Independent Chair.

Technology in health: Important updates

Technology in health: Important updates

Keep up-to-date with the latest announcements regarding eHealth.

Clinical Councils: EOIs sought from primary health care staff

Clinical Councils: EOIs sought from primary health care staff

Expressions of Interest are now being sought from local primary health care nurses, allied health professionals, Aboriginal health workers and pharmacists who work in South Eastern NSW.

HealthPathways Illawarra Shoalhaven is now live!

HealthPathways Illawarra Shoalhaven is now live!

HealthPathways will enhance the way hospitals and general practice share the care and management of patients.

Roll out of National Disability Insurance Scheme

Roll out of National Disability Insurance Scheme

The Commonwealth, New South Wales and Victorian governments signed the first agreements for the full rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).