Seeking GP experiences of National Cancer Screening Program (NCSP)

Wednesday 14 Nov 2018

Researchers at the University of Sydney are interested in hearing from clinicians about their involvement in the revised NCSP.  Research involves completing a short online (or paper-based) questionnaire and one-off interview. This is a unique qualitative study investigating clinician perspectives, and all GPs currently seeing women for cervical screening are encouraged to participate in this important research. To find out more and be a part of ...

A chance to join Newcastle’s new compassionate community

Friday 9 Nov 2018

Come along and share conversations about our needs when we are sick, carers, dying or bereaved. A free Public Forum - open to everyone will be held at Wests New Lambton Bowling Club, 6-9pm - Wednesday 14 November 2018. Lights refreshments provided Regsiter using the link below https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/newcastle-compassionate-communities-forum-tickets-50938516474

Mental Health Referral Masterclass for Central Coast teachers

Thursday 1 Nov 2018

In partnership with the Central Coast Local Health District and the Department of Education we holding a Mental Health Referral Master Class. All teachers and school staff can attend this master class. The Masterclass is to share with school staff the mental health teams referral criteria, how to refer, what each service does and does not do, timeframes and brief overview of the models of care. This will be a free event on Thursday the 29th of ...

GP Psychiatry Line -free service to help manage patients mental health

Wednesday 31 Oct 2018

The GP Psychiatry Support Line is a free service for GPs aimed at helping them manage the mental health of their patients.The service is not  about triaging or referring patients to a psychiatrist, but rather supporting the GP to treat patients more effectively within the primary care setting.To register for this free service, visit www.gpsupport.org.au and follow the links.  For any further enquiries, call 1800 16 17 18.

Expression of Interest – Diabetes Educator Scholarship & Credentialling Program

Wednesday 31 Oct 2018

The prevalence of diabetes in Australia is rising, affecting around 1.2 million people in 2014-15[1]. In New South Wales in 2016, 8.9% of people aged 16+ were told they had diabetes or high blood glucose levels, up from 6.5% in 2002[2]. In the Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECCPHN) region the proportion of the population with type 2 diabetes is 5.5%, with the highest proportions of people with type 2 diabetes in th...

EVENTS & EDUCATION
19
Oct
9 AM
NA
The Health Workforce Scholarship Program provides financial support to health professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, allied health, dentistry and Aboriginal health in rural and regional areas, for further study, professional development and short courses. Scholarships: A payment up to ...
15
Nov
9 AM
Cnr Hunter and Auckland Streets
$150
The conference will provide a forum focusing on applying information and communication technologies in person- centred strategies of mental health care. It would contribute to generating, verifying and refining theories and practices of employing technologies in person-centred care. Conference Pu...
15
Nov
4 PM
64 Dover Road Wamberal
FREE
Registration from 4pm commencing 4.30pm Please advise of any Dietary requirements Dinner included - Free Event Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Overview and treatment  options.   HNECC PHN  in collaboration with CCLHD is holding a Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) education session for local Medic...
15
Nov
6 PM
19 Strand Street Forster
FREE
Registration from 6pm, education & 2 course meal starts at 6:30pm. Presented by the Australian Digital Health Agency & HNECC PHN Digital Health Team 2018 My Health Record Opt-Out Expansion  “By the end of 2018, every Australian will have a My Health Record unless they choose not to."  Tim Kelsey, Ch...
15
Nov
6 PM
University of Newcastle
Free to HPMI members, $77.00 non members
Signs and Symptoms at Diagnosis • Management at Diagnosis • Differences with Type 2 at Diagnosis • Differences in Nutritional Management Type 1 and Type 2 • Aims for Dietary Intake for Children