Alcohol & other Drugs scholarships for Central Coast GPs

Tuesday 22 Jan 2019

The PHN has established a GP Scholarship Project offering Central Coast GPs short term paid placements within interesting clinical areas of the Central Coast Local Health District. These placements will offer GPs an opportunity to update their knowledge and skills by working in a supervised environment with local specialists and their clinical teams. There are two Alcohol & Other Drugs placements currently, working with Dr Ian Chaussivert, an...

Share your views on culturally responsive healthcare

Tuesday 22 Jan 2019

NACCHO and the RACGP are working on health initiatives and want your input. The survey is open until 15 February, and your ideas are welcomed on current issues including; improving quality of 715 health checks; clinical software and the implementation of the National Guide; and culturally responsive healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Click here to participate in the survey.

$1.45 billion to strengthen mental health services and support job security

Thursday 17 Jan 2019

PHNs will receive additional funding for community mental health services from July 2019.  A changed funding model will mean that support for mental health services will be extended for three years. This will allow longer term planning, and greater certainty for vital services that have often experienced staff shortages due to the uncertainty of short term contracts.  It is expected that this initiative will improve access to services, particular...

headspace funding for youth mental health

Thursday 10 Jan 2019

headspace will receive an additional $47 million to support the mental wellbeing of young Australians. Funding will be used to deliver the Young Ambassadors for Mental Health project including eight young people with a lived experience of mental health issues. They will engage with the public through a travelling roadshow, a youth summit, regional youth forums and online activities.  Funding will also continue to support and build the quality of ...

Have your say to improve local health

Friday 21 Dec 2018

Peoplebank is Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network's initiative to include you in the conversation about improving local health. It's an opportunity for you to provide your thoughts, feelings and ideas on a range of projects and activities we are working on to create healthy people and healthy communities. How to be part of the conversation To participate in peoplebank you'll need to sign in (or register). As a registere...

EVENTS & EDUCATION
JAN
23
Cancer Screening – CAT4 Webinar
Wed, 23 Jan, 2019 1 PM - 1:30 PM
FRee
This webinar is all about communication between the practice team using CAT4 and Topbar. CAT Plus prompts allow users to create custom notifications shown at the point of care based on the extensive filtering and reporting capabilities of CAT4. This can be used to alert clinicians about missing path...
JAN
23
NDSS: Beat It Exercise Program (Hamlyn Terrace)
Wed, 23 Jan, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
80 Minnesota Rd, Hamlyn Terrace
Free for registrants
BEAT IT is a FREE 8 week physical activity and lifestyle program delivered by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. This life-changing program can help you get back into a healthy routine to better manage your diabetes.
JAN
23
Hot Topics GP Update Webinar Series: Men's Health
Wed, 23 Jan, 2019 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Free
On the face of it, men’s health should be straight forward. However, significant uncertainties remain, including in crucial areas such as PSA testing, common areas such as LUTS, and controversial areas such as testosterone replacement.
This interactive webinar for our delivery partners will provide an overview on the education resource development consultation plan and engagement activities post opt-out. Included in the presentation will be an overview of the communications plan up to 31st January 2019 and beyond, covering creativ...
JAN
30
Setting Practice Goals for 2019 - Webinar
Wed, 30 Jan, 2019 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Free
This session will cover – Strategies to meet the new Accreditation standards on Quality Improvement and on planning and monitoring progress of business goals Preparing the practice for upcoming changes to the Practice Incentive Program (PIP) and the introduction of the new Quality Improvement (Q...
JAN
31
icare Community Engagement Event - workers insurance is changing
Thu, 31 Jan, 2019 9:30 AM - 12 PM
12-14 Mingara Dr Tumbi Umbi, NSW
Free
icare is changing workers insurance to make it simpler, more transparent and fairer for employers and injured workers. icare invites you to hear from our experts, meet with key contacts, find out what’s changed and what we are planning for 2019. We will discuss with you the latest on: • The...