Find out about PHN's Community Advisory Committees

Thursday 19 Sep 2019

HNECC PHN has three Community Advisory Committees based in Erina, Tamworth and Newcastle. They are made up of members with active community networks who are able to provide the advice, feedback, community perspective and context which helps to shape our PHN’s program delivery and development. Find out more about their role in this new video.

Where do you go for urgent care or after hours care?

Tuesday 10 Sep 2019

Knowing where to go for urgent health care or after hours health care can be difficult. The PHN would like to learn more from you to understand where you go to get information on urgent or out of hours health care. The survey will only take five minutes but will help us to provide better information about where to access help when you urgently need it. You will not be asked to give your name or any other identifying information about yourself. ...

Dynamic Simulation for Suicide Prevention

Friday 6 Sep 2019

HNECC PHN is partnering with the health research organisation the Sax Institute, to undertake a series of 'Dynamic Simulation' workshops focused on suicide prevention. Dynamic Simulation modelling provides a tool that brings together a variety of sources of evidence such as research, expert and local knowledge, practice experience, and data to map and quantify complex problems. The recent workshop brought together a dedicated group of Mental Heal...

PHN Commissioning Showcase

Friday 30 Aug 2019

HNECC PHN had the privilege of co-hosting the 2019 Commissioning Showcase in Newcastle Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th August in partnership with eight other NSW PHNs. In its third year, the Showcase is a unique event designed to support commissioning capability for PHNs across the country. 100 participants from 23 of the country’s PHNs attended to learn from their colleagues and key national and international speakers, to network and to share...

Practice Incentives Program Quality Improvement (PIP QI)

Friday 9 Aug 2019

The PIP Quality Improvement (QI) Incentive commenced on 1 August 2019. It is a payment to general practices that participate in quality improvement activities to improve patient outcomes and deliver best practice care. To qualify for a PIP QI Incentive payment a general practice must participate in Continuous Quality Improvement, and provide the PIP Eligible Data Set to your PHN. Our Primary Care Improvement team are available to assist practices...

EVENTS & EDUCATION
OCT
13
6TH PUBLIC HEALTH PALLIATIVE CARE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: COMPA...
Sun, 13 Oct, 2019 9:00 AM -
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019 5:00 PM
1 Sublime Point Rd. Leura
$899
COMPASSIONATE COMMUNITIES IN ACTION: RE-CLAIMING AGEING, DYING AND GRIEVING #palliativecare #death #dying
OCT
14
Implementing Comprehensive Care Conference
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019 9:00 AM -
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019 5:00 PM
389 Pitt St, Sydney NSW
$2,599
The Implementing Comprehensive Care conference will discuss how to develop effective systems and comprehensive care plans, how to engage staff with patients and how to address challenges with end of life and mental health. It will also demonstrate how health service providers can prepare themselves ...
OCT
15
Institute for Urban Indigenous Health System of Care Conference
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019 8:30 AM -
Thu, 17 Oct, 2019 5:00 PM
Merivale St & Glenelg Street South Brisbane Queensland
$750
This year IUIH delivers 10 years of experience in improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with proven methods for closing the gap and impacting on the social determinants of health. The IUIH System of Care is evidence-based and nationally recognised for deliveri...
OCT
15
Mindfulness and Awareness in End of Life Care - Newcastle Worksho...
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019 8:30 AM -
Thu, 17 Oct, 2019 5:00 PM
71 Prospect Road, Garden Suburb
Free - EOI
A three day course building authenticity, presence and inner resources to work with people who are dying and their families.
OCT
15
Suicide Prevention Conference - Wesley Life Force
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019 9:00 AM -
Thu, 17 Oct, 2019 5:00 PM
1 Elizabeth Street Pier Hobart, TAS
$750
Our people | Our communities | Our future Join us to explore the value of diversity to our Australian culture. We will also look at the impact of mental health and suicide on diverse communities and the role Wesley LifeForce networks can play in creating a whole of community approach to suicide pre...
OCT
15
CANCELLED - Moree - Beat the Heat - Caring for Patients in Heatwa...
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7 Frome St Moree, 2400
A$45.00
Heatwaves are a ‘silent killer’, causing more deaths in Australia than any other natural disaster. Patients may be at risk from heat-related illness, morbidity and mortality. This forum will equip GPs and other health professionals with information and resources to reduce heat-related illness, and a...