PHN launches Aboriginal Healthcare Framework

Friday 14 Dec 2018

Our PHN has produced this framework to help embed cultural respect principles into our region’s primary health care system. Its development has actively involved the people who receive the health services we fund, as well as our staff and service providers. The Framework will provide our service providers, partners and the PHN with a guide to help deliver quality, culturally safe, responsive health care to Aboriginal people and communities across...

Be HEALTHe for your HEART

Thursday 6 Dec 2018

Women with a history of pre-eclampsia are 4 times more like to suffer heart disease. Researchers from the University of Newcastle are currently recruiting 90 women, aged 18-45 years, who had pre-eclampsia within the last 4 years, to test the effectiveness of an online healthy lifestyle program called Be Healthe for your Heart. If you would like to promote the study to your patients, please contact Dr Melinda Hutchesson email: behealthe@newcastle....

HNE HealthPathways site now mobile friendly

Thursday 29 Nov 2018

The all-new mobile‑friendly HNE HealthPathways site is here and easier to use on your phone, tablet, or desktop. Whether you’re in a clinic, on a hospital ward, or out in the community, HNE HealthPathways can now be accessed and used on a variety of computers and devices. Clinical content is identical on the mobile-friendly and classic versions of HNE HealthPathways sites. Your normal login details or access method will continue to work, but you...

Increased testing for all patients at risk of HIV

Thursday 29 Nov 2018

In the lead up to World AIDS Day, 1 Dec. 2018, NSW Health is encouraging health professionals to test all patients at risk of HIV infection, and avoid assumptions about a patient’s risk of acquiring the infection. For information about testing and the NSW HIV Support Program, go to https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/…/P…/health-professionals.aspx

Getting patients to move more during Exercise Right for Doctors Week

Tuesday 20 Nov 2018

The message is simple. Exercise is the best, cheapest, and most accessible medicine available, and in order to improve chronic disease mortality rates, people need to move more. 'Exercise Right for Doctors' is a new campaign is to help educate doctors and practice nurses about the health benefits of exercise, especially for the prevention, treatment and management of chronic conditions. Click here to access information resources for patients, onl...

EVENTS & EDUCATION
OCT
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Health Workforce Scholarship Program - applications now open!
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018 9:00 AM -
Mon, 31 Dec, 2018 5:00 PM
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The Health Workforce Scholarship Program provides financial support to health professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, allied health, dentistry and Aboriginal health in rural and regional areas, for further study, professional development and short courses. Scholarships: A payment up to ...
JAN
8
Ultimate Action Camp 2018/19 (2)
Tue, 08 Jan, 2019 12:00 AM -
Fri, 11 Jan, 2019 12:00 AM
Jamieson Street, Silverwater
$100.00
If you are 14-17 years old, have type 1 diabetes and want to be a part of the action, this camp is for YOU! This year we’re doubling the adventure! Choose between the two epic programs running in either October 2018 or January 2019. The camp will give you the opportunity to meet new friends, t...
JAN
9
Understanding Cross Tabulation – CAT4 Webinar
Wed, 09 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
Cancer Screening – CAT4 Webinar
Wed, 23 Jan, 2019 1 PM - 1:30 PM
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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.