Latest newsMay 2019
New drug and alcohol support service for Aboriginal people in Yass
COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today announced that Marathon Health will be funded to provide a new drug and alcohol support service for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Yass and surrounding areas.
Celebrating Reconciliation Week in South Eastern NSW
27 May – 3 June is National Reconciliation Week. The 2019 theme is ‘Grounded in Truth: Walk Together with Courage’. Fostering strong and meaningful relationships, grounded in a foundation of truth and trust between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Aboriginal people, is at the heart of reconciliation.
ACT & Southern NSW HealthPathways adopts new mobile-friendly platform
ACT & Southern NSW HealthPathways is implementing a new mobile-friendly version of HealthPathways to ensure users can continue to access valuable pathway information - no matter what device they’re using.
May is Medication Dependence Prevention Month
This month is Medication Dependence Prevention Month, raising awareness about preventing medication harms and finding community support. At the moment, more Australians are dying due to the use of some pain and sedative medications than on our roads. This is a health crisis we have the power to prevent.
Acknowledging Sorry Day on 26 May
National Sorry Day, 26 May is a significant national day for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It recognises the devastating impacts of the Stolen Generations upon individuals and families, and the intergenerational trauma that remains to this day.
Changes to the Practice Incentives Program (PIP)
The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) supports general practice activities that encourage continuing improvements, quality care, enhancing capacity and improving access and health outcomes for patients.
Shoalhaven maternity services to expand
The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District has outlined its plan to deliver an improved maternity service in the Shoalhaven, giving local families access to a new midwifery-led model of care.
Hurry: Pitch your innovative idea now!
Please note that submissions have now closed. Hurry! Applications are closing soon for COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN’s inaugural Pitch Night.
Partners in Planning (PIP) initiative
Partners in Planning (PIP) is a program funded by COORDINARE and delivered by Marathon Health. PIP aims to increase awareness of Advance Care Directives and planning among South Eastern NSW communities. The PIP project was officially launched at Warrigal aged care facility in Goulburn on Thursday 4 April 2019.
Increasing awareness of advance care planning among CALD communities
The Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra (MCCI), which specialises in supporting culturally and linguistically diverse communities, has been funded by COORDINARE to increase community awareness of advance care planning for end of life care.