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Local residents urged to reach out… anytime!
An initiative aimed at increasing awareness of support available for mental health, or drug and alcohol concerns in South Eastern NSW was recently launched by COORDINARE - South Eastern NSW PHN, in partnership with Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, and Southern NSW Local Health District as we work together towards…
Get your flu shot early this year!
COORDINARE, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District and Southern NSW Local Health District are encouraging everyone in South Eastern NSW to get the flu shot as soon as possible.
Bushfire Care Navigation Support – supporting your recovery
It’s common to feel stressed in the aftermath of a disaster, and the recent bushfires are no exception. The good news is that for most people these feelings will subside with time.
Telehealth: Getting health services in your home
COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN has welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s announcement of $500 million in new telehealth measures and incentives for general practices to keep patients and GPs safe from COVID-19.
COORDINARE seeks new Medical Director
COORDINARE is pleased to be actively seeking the integral role of Medical Director.
Have your say on new localised Peer Workforce Framework
Community members are invited to have their say on the new Regional Peer Workforce Framework which is currently being developed by COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN, Southern NSW Local Health District, and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.
Lumos: shedding light on the patient journey in health care
How often do your patients use services in other parts of the health system? What types of patients are most likely to run into health problems that need significant unplanned care? How can you be more effective in planning services and improving your patients’ outcomes?
Lumos sheds light on the patient…
Support services for young people in Batemans Bay
Young people affected by the recent bushfires will soon be able to access youth friendly, confidential mental health and wellbeing services through a bushfire response service in Batemans Bay.
Changes to MBS item numbers GPs use to provide mental health and wellbeing consultations for patients affected by bushfires
All GPs are now eligible to use the existing telehealth (video conference) item numbers 2121, 2150, 2196 for patients whose mental health is adversely affected by bushfires until June 2020.
Using data to improve the health of consumers
Data and quality improvement are now a driving force in health care and is an essential aspect of service delivery at all levels.
Natural disaster funding for drought and bushfire affected communities
Applications are now open for organisations and / or community groups to support people in Southern NSW and the Shoalhaven in dealing with the uncertainty, stress and anxiety of drought conditions, or to recover from the effects of the recent bushfires.
COORDINARE's role in bushfire response and recovery
The South Eastern NSW region has been badly affected by the recent bushfires, and you may be wondering about COORDINARE’s role in response and recovery.
Make the right call to get the right health care these holidays!
With the holiday season fast approaching, COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN will continue its campaign to raise awareness of the after hours medical options available within the region. Dianne Kitcher, CEO of COORDINARE said the campaign is aimed at local residents as well as tourists to the region.
'Make the right call' after hours campaign
COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN has developed a communications campaign to help raise awareness among local residents and tourists/holiday makers of the after hours medical options available within the region.
Pitch Night success story: SCARF's 'Lunchbox for Learning' program
Did you know that back in June 2019, SCARF Refugee Support was one of three local community organisations awarded a grant from COORDINARE at our inaugural Pitch Night?
Since then, SCARF's 'Lunchbox for Learning' program has been a big success!
Lunchbox for Learning is designed for people from refugee backgrounds with young children.…
New localised Peer Workforce Framework to be developed
Implementation of the South Eastern NSW Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan (the Plan) has begun with COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN, Southern NSW Local Health District and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, announcing that Dr Leanne Craze AM has been engaged to develop a regional Peer Workforce…
Immunisation Updates 2019
The 2019 Immunisation Updates were held in the Illawarra Shoalhaven regions on Wednesday 6 November in Shellharbour and Wednesday 13 November in Nowra. Both events had fantastic attendance with 190 registered nurses, enrolled nurses, clinical nurse consultants, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists and general practitioners coming to the updates.
Spotlight on Jindabyne Medical Practice's paediatric specialist telehealth hub
In 2018, Jindabyne Medical Practice implemented a paediatric specialist telehealth hub to facilitate more flexible and responsive access to specialist care for their patients. During the six-month trial implementation, the practice was able to upgrade its telehealth facilities and upskill staff in privacy and protocol systems.
2018/19 Annual Report Card now available!
2018/19 has been a standout year for COORDINARE and we are delighted to release our fourth annual Report Card, which showcases our key achievements and highlights some of the work we have undertaken.
Partners in Planning program
People tend to shy away from talking about death or end of life care. All too often these topics are neglected until, for thousands of Australians, it’s too late.