Embrace Multicultural Mental Health

Monday 19 Aug 2019

Embrace Multicultural Mental Health is a new national multicultural mental health project.  It is run by Mental Health Australia and provides a national focus on mental health and suicide prevention for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. The new website provides a national platform for Australian mental health services and multicultural communities to access resources, services and information in a culturally ac...

Board Director Vacancy

Friday 16 Aug 2019

We're searching for a new Board Director. In the role, you will play a critical role on the Board to ensure effective strategic planning and sound governance during a time of exciting and challenging organisational development. To be successful in this role you will need to be accessible within the HNECC region to attend Board and Committee meetings and bring a combination of skills and experience that will complement that of the existing Board ...

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...

'Vaccine Heroes' Immunisation Conference starts tonight!

Thursday 8 Aug 2019

The Biennial Immunisation Conference is coming to Newcastle on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th August. The theme 'Vaccine Heroes ' Promoting Vaccines for All' focuses on the critical role of many health care workers including nurses, doctors, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals, pharmacists, medical, nursing and healthcare students, in supporting public health programs. Attendees will build their skills and knowledge around v...

It's Homelessness Week 4-10 August ... 'Everyone should have a Home'

Monday 5 Aug 2019

Homelessness Week is the annual awareness-raising week to highlight the 116,000 Australians who are homeless on any given night. The main causes of homelessness are poverty, family violence and unaffordable rents. Only about 7% of people experiencing homelessness sleep rough, the vast majority are in cars, crisis accommodation or couch surfing. Homelessness has a major impact on a person's health. Click here to find out the facts and some propose...

EVENTS & EDUCATION
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Dementia Essentials 3 Day Workshops
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019 9:00 AM -
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019 3:30 PM
3A Darling St, Tamworth NSW
Free
This nationally-accredited course is designed to assist workers supporting people living with dementia. Strategies are explored to assist with good communication, planning, developing appropriate activities and understanding behaviour in people living with dementia. #dementia
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Sydney General Practice Education Day 2019
Sat, 24 Aug, 2019 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Darling Drive, Darling Harbour
$175
healthed: Australia’s most popular one-day seminars for GPs
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The Mental Health Services (MHS) Conference - Building Healthy Co...
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019 9:00 AM -
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019 5:00 PM
Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets South Bank, Brisbane, QLD
$715 - $1,430
TheMHS Conference is the largest multidisciplinary mental health conference in Australia and New Zealand. This means we welcome everyone involved and interested in the mental health sector, including clinicians, managers, people with lived experience/consumers, carers, and academics from NGO, public...
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Management of Pulmonary Nodules and Minimally Invasive iThoracic ...
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019 7 PM - 9 PM
1 Ena Street Terrigal, 2260
FREE
To provide an update on the management of pulmonary nodules according to current guidelines.
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This FREE webinar will provide the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers, and reception staff with the key elements and requirements of the new Quality Improvement (QI) Practice Incentive Program (PIP). We’ll explain what’s involved and how to work with your local PHN to implement ...
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Tenterfield - Workplace Support Skills Training
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019 6 PM - 9:30 PM
144 Rouse St Tenterfield, 2372
A$50.00
Do you come across distressed people at work?Would you like to deal more effectively with stressed patients and difficult conversations?Want to know more about how, when and where to find help for mental health concerns? This 3 hour short course covers: stress - impacts and coping techniques commun...