Environmental Sustainability and Climate Resilience in Healthcare

Climate change has a profound impact on the future of health and health care services. The changing climate will alter our understanding of medicine and disease, and extreme weather events can damage healthcare infrastructure, disrupt supply chains, and overwhelm medical facilities, stressing health care systems. Extreme weather events have already had significant effects on communities

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Implementing Nurse-led Care in General Practice

Implementing Nurse-led Care in General Practice – Project level QI This Primary Care Impact project is designed to equip General Practices with the knowledge and skills needed to implement nurse-led initiatives, enhancing patient outcomes and practice efficiency.

Ditch the Stress and Thrive by The Well Being Initiative (WBI)

Healthy North Coast has engaged the Well Being Initiative (WBI) to support Primary Care Workforce wellbeing, allowing people to flourish both personally and professionally. The WBI is dedicated to helping individuals overcome burnout, stress, depression and pain, and find meaning, joy, and resilience in their lives. With an innovative and distinctive approach to lifting people’s

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MyMedicare voluntary patient registration model

MyMedicare is a part of the Commonwealth Government’s Strengthening Medicare efforts. MyMedicare is a new voluntary patient registration model aimed at improving the provision of health services.

Weight assessment and management of children above a healthy weight

This project supports implementing a model of care for weight assessment and management of children above a healthy weight through referral into the Go4Fun Program. General practices can refer to existing programs or choose to deliver Go4Fun themselves under a tiered model that involves meeting improvement goals and measures. This tiered model is currently only

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Increase recording of weight classification for children aged 2-17

Streamline General Practice accreditation with the ‘5th Map’

General practice accreditation against the RACGP’s Standards for general practices (5th edition) is essential in providing a basis for quality patient care and minimising risk in general practice [1]. The 5th map is a licensed RACGP-approved infographic designed to make general practice accreditation more efficient and easier to understand [2]. [1] RACGP Standards for general

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North Coast Health Connect – General Practice

Healthy North Coast has commissioned a new service, North Coast Health Connect, to provide 24/7 nurse triage and navigation of our local healthcare system. The service is now available across the North Coast of NSW. North Coast Health Connect is provided in partnership with Amplar Health and will assist the primary care network to manage demand by:

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Join North Coast Health Connect – Community Pharmacy

Healthy North Coast has commissioned a new service, North Coast Health Connect, to provide 24/7 nurse triage and navigation of our local healthcare system. The service is now available across the North Coast of NSW. North Coast Health Connect is provided in partnership with Amplar Health and will assist the primary care network to manage

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Increasing and Maintaining Skills in Advanced Life Support

It is imperative that GPs and practice nurses maintain their skills and competency to perform advanced life support (ALS) procedures in general practice.   Despite geographical location or area of expertise, it is obligatory for all general practitioners and practice nurses to be skilled in taking the appropriate and responsible action on acute medical problems

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Using PRODA to access Service Australia’s web services for digital health and aged care

Services Australia is adapting their services to be accessed online via PRODA. Services Australia web services use PRODA to authenticate user identity to ensure a high level of security when users and organisations are accessing patient information. From 13 March 2022, organisations must use compatible software to access Services Australia web services for digital health

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Register, setup and maintain PRODA for individuals and organisations

Provider Digital Access (PRODA) is an online identity verification and authentication system that allows secure access to online government services. Ensuring you have a number of key staff and clinicians with PRODA identity verification and authentication supports proactive team-based care.