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 ...
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
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 ...
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.
Wednesday 31 Oct 2018
The prevalence of diabetes in Australia is rising, affecting around 1.2 million people in 2014-15. 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. 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...