Embrace Multicultural Mental Health

Monday 19 Aug 2019

Embrace Multicultural Mental Health is a new national multicultural mental health project.  It is run by Mental Health Australia and provides a national focus on mental health and suicide prevention for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. The new website provides a national platform for Australian mental health services and multicultural communities to access resources, services and information in a culturally ac...

Board Director Vacancy

Friday 16 Aug 2019

We're searching for a new Board Director. In the role, you will play a critical role on the Board to ensure effective strategic planning and sound governance during a time of exciting and challenging organisational development. To be successful in this role you will need to be accessible within the HNECC region to attend Board and Committee meetings and bring a combination of skills and experience that will complement that of the existing Board ...

Practice Incentives Program Quality Improvement (PIP QI)

Friday 9 Aug 2019

The PIP Quality Improvement (QI) Incentive commenced on 1 August 2019. It is a payment to general practices that participate in quality improvement activities to improve patient outcomes and deliver best practice care. To qualify for a PIP QI Incentive payment a general practice must participate in Continuous Quality Improvement, and provide the PIP Eligible Data Set to your PHN. Our Primary Care Improvement team are available to assist practices...

'Vaccine Heroes' Immunisation Conference coming soon

Thursday 8 Aug 2019

The Biennial Immunisation Conference is coming to Newcastle on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th August. The theme 'Vaccine Heroes ' Promoting Vaccines for All' focuses on the critical role of many health care workers including nurses, doctors, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals, pharmacists, medical, nursing and healthcare students, in supporting public health programs. Attendees will build their skills and knowledge around v...

It's Homelessness Week 4-10 August ... 'Everyone should have a Home'

Monday 5 Aug 2019

Homelessness Week is the annual awareness-raising week to highlight the 116,000 Australians who are homeless on any given night. The main causes of homelessness are poverty, family violence and unaffordable rents. Only about 7% of people experiencing homelessness sleep rough, the vast majority are in cars, crisis accommodation or couch surfing. Homelessness has a major impact on a person's health. Click here to find out the facts and some propose...

EVENTS & EDUCATION
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Dementia Essentials 3 Day Workshops
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019 9:00 AM -
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019 3:30 PM
3A Darling St, Tamworth NSW
Free
This nationally-accredited course is designed to assist workers supporting people living with dementia. Strategies are explored to assist with good communication, planning, developing appropriate activities and understanding behaviour in people living with dementia. #dementia
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PAEDIATRIC & NEONATAL RESUSCITATION - Resuscitation Skills in Pri...
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019 6 PM - 8:30 PM
University Drive, Callaghan
$77 - $110
NEONATAL BASIC AND ADVANCED DR PAUL CRAVEN, Neonatologist, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, John Hunter Children’s Hospital, New Lambton Heights PAEDIATRIC BASIC/ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT DR MICHAEL ANSCOMBE, Emergency Medicine Physician, Director Paediatric Emergency Medicine Department, John Hunter ...
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Central Coast - NDIS Provider Forum Pricing Update
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019 10 AM - 1 PM
12-14 Mingara Dr, Tumbi Umbi NSW
FREE
The NDIA has released an updated NDIS Price Guide and Support Catalogue 2019–20, effective 1 July 2019, which will positively impact Scheme participants and providers. The NDIA will be delivering an information session on these changes and all providers are welcome to attend the sessions to learn m...
This webinar will focus on how Aboriginal Medical Service teams can use My Health Record to support their clinical practice, especially when providing healthcare for kids on country. The webinar will highlight some of the clinical and other information that can be found in a My Health Record and...
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CHRONIC RENAL DYSFUNCTION FOR GENERAL PRACTICE IN CARDIAC AND DIA...
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Cnr Brighton Avenue & Pemell Street, Toronto
Free
HPMI WESTLAKES CLUSTER MEETING DR SERGIO DIEZ ALVAREZ, Specialist Physician, Maitland For information about other Cluster Meetings go to the HPMI central diary at http://www.hpmi.org/site/index.cfm?display=34973
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Vaccine Heroes: Promoting Vaccines for All (Fri 23rd & Sat 24th A...
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 6:00 PM -
Sat, 24 Aug, 2019 5:15 PM
309 King Street Newcastle West, 2302
FREE
Vaccine Heroes are immunisation providers, community members, health care workers and innovators. Friday night 23rd August: 6pm-9pm (GP focused and nurses welcome) Saturday 24th August: Registration from 8am.  Post conference canapes & drinks from 5:15pm This conference will be informative for all V...