Latest newsOctober 2020
NAIDOC Week 2020: Always Was, Always Will Be
NAIDOC Week is coming up on 8–15 November! This year's theme is 'Always Was, Always Will Be', recognising that First Nations peoples have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years.
The impact of 2020 on young Australians - headspace day 2020
headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation has revealed the serious impact 2020 is having on the wellbeing and mental health of young Australians.
Friendly Faces Helping Hands website launched
The ACI Rural Health Network announced the launch of a refreshed Friendly Faces Helping Hands website to acknowledge National Carers Week and the silent and unwavering commitment our carers contribute to the health and wellbeing of our communities each and every day.
Prioritising alcohol and other drugs
COORDINARE has developed and promoted several initiatives to help improve outcomes for people with a dependence on alcohol and other drugs.
Enhancements to the Australian Immunisation Register
Immunisation is an essential health service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health professionals must maintain routine immunisation services and ensure on-time vaccination according to the current recommended schedules.
Funding to support palliative and end of life care
COORDINARE has recently announced funding to support two initiatives for palliative and end of life care.
Let's talk about Hep C
With effective treatment available to manage Hepatitis B and cure Hepatitis C, primary care providers have a vital role in eliminating Viral Hepatitis in Australia. Primary care providers are being encouraged to continue to "find the missing millions".
Celebrating Mental Health Month 2020
October is Mental Health Month; a great time to pause and 'tune in' with yourself and others to see how you and your loved ones are feeling.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Cancer Institute of NSW 1 in 7 women in NSW will develop breast cancer at some point in their lifetime.