It's about time to get a check - National Diabetes Week 14-20 July

Tuesday 16 Jul 2019

This National Diabetes Week ‘it’s about time’ we all took the time. That means it’s about time we took the time to learn the 4Ts, the early warning signs of type 1 diabetes. It also means it’s about time we took the time to get checked for type 2 diabetes. Did you know diabetes… Is the leading cause of blindness in working age adults?Is a leading cause of kidney failure?Is the leading cause of preventable limb amputations?Increase a person’s ri...

Accessing cervical screening information in the National Cancer Screening Register

Thursday 11 Jul 2019

If you are a healthcare provider but do not have a Medicare provider number, you can now more easily access participant information for the National Cervical Screening Program through the National Cancer Screening Register (NCSR). This is done with a Register Identifier number. Healthcare providers can either complete the Register Identifier number request form available at www.ncsr.gov.au or call the NCSR contact centre on 1800 627 701.

REQUEST FOR TENDERS - PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Thursday 11 Jul 2019

Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECC PHN) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to tender for Psychosocial Support Services to be delivered across our region. The Services will work to enable clients to achieve their treatment goals by facilitating access to the following activities: Connecting to other locally available services (EG Volunteering organisations, Council run programs, government-...

Changes in Psychosocial Support Services

Wednesday 10 Jul 2019

The PHN is implementing the government's changes in the way that services for people with chronic and complex Mental Health conditions are funded. Click here to learn more about why and how this is happening.

Mental Health First Aid for patients, families and carers

Thursday 20 Jun 2019

Managing patients with mental health issues is a common recognised challenge for Australian GPs. For families and carers of someone with a mental health issue, living with them, working with them or caring for them can be extremely difficult and exhausting. Mental Health First Aid is a perfect resource that you can recommend in just these circumstances. Information is available in a range of languages, and they also have specific resources for so...

EVENTS & EDUCATION
JUL
19
Centre for Palliative Care Research & Education (CPCRE) Conferenc...
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Cnr Butterfield St and Bowen Bridge Rd HERSTON QLD
$135
Dr Alison Kearney, Staff Specialist Palliative Care RBWH - End stage liver disease, alcohol, social isolation, palliative care Dr Robyn Brogan, Clinical Lead, Care at End of Life Project - Improving outcomes for Aboriginal communities Melinda Scheltens, Social Worker, Hervey Bay Cancer Care - ...
JUL
20
Central Coast - Mental Health First Aid
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
18 Washington Ave, Niagara Park NSW
$155
This course gives you the skills and knowledge required to recognise situations where people may be in imminent crisis, and then to work collaboratively to minimise any safety concerns and to make plans to access required support services. Management of the crisis may involve face to face, telephon...
JUL
22
Forster - COPD Masterclass for Clinicians
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019 6 PM - 8:30 PM
19 Strand St, NSW Forster, 2428
FREE
Registration & dinner from 6pm, education starts at 6:30pm. Hunter New England Local Health District and Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network invite Medical, Nursing and Allied Health clinicians to attend an evening on COPD Management. Program: Evidence Based Management for COPD ...
JUL
22
COPD MASTER CLASS FOR CLINICIANS
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019 6 PM - 9 PM
19 Strand St, Forster NSW 2428
Free
Program: • Evidence Based Management for COPD • Accurate Diagnosis • Spirometry measurement and interpretation • Inhaler and device usage • Pulmonary Rehabilitation • Importance of exercise • Information on the COPD Alliance Program • PHN and LHD Trade tables including information on; Patien...
JUL
23
Central Coast - First Aid course 1 day / Recertification (1)
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
18 Washington Ave, Niagara Park NSW
1 day course: $195, Recertification: $178
St John Provide First Aid is a comprehensive course that will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to help an ill or injured person until emergency help arrives. You will learn the DRSABCD action plan as well as resuscitation (Including defibrillation), asthma, anaphylaxis and the managemen...
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections result in a substantial burden of disease globally. HPV causes cancers in both men and women, particularly cancer of the cervix (in females), other anogenital cancers and certain cancers of the mouth and throat (in both males and females). In 2007, Australia bec...