Friday 23 Oct 2020
Coronavirus Update Bulletin The Primary Health Network is publishing a regular COVID-19 update specifically for our region. The subscription link can be accessed HERE. There are also a number of resources on the PHN COVID-19 YOUTUBE VIDEO PLAYLIST Access up to date clinical advice To provide General Practice with a centralised and single source of daily updated information, the PHN is, through its HealthPathways websites, curating inform...
Thursday 22 Oct 2020
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Dementia Australia released four Help Sheets which have now been translated into 38 languages. The four Help Sheets outline tips for people living with dementia, carers, families and friends of people living with dementia, residential care providers and home care providers. To access the COVID-19 help sheets and information and resources in other languages click here
Thursday 8 Oct 2020
Following on from a catastrophic bushfire season in 2019/20 the Black Dog Institute is launching a scheme to train GPs to recognise any Emergency Service Workers (ESW) and their families in need of mental health support. Once trained, GPs will be able to tailor appropriate local support and referrals to specialist mental health care. Training will be delivered online and is open to GPs around Australia. GP's can complete an Expression of Inter...
Monday 14 Sep 2020
As part of the Australian Government’s Mental Health Supports for Bushfire Affected Australians package, the Department of Health has engaged Phoenix Australia to deliver training programs to aid frontline workers in order to better support community members affected by the 2019/2020 bushfires across Australia. This project aims to work with emergency services personnel and general practice staff to enhance their ability to: support community...
Monday 7 Sep 2020
All Primary Health Network livestreams and education webinars are available to view again. You can access them via the following links: Primary Health Network YouTube COVID-19 playlist Primary Health Network Education peoplebank site (slides also available).