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...
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.
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-...
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.
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...