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Sep

18

2017

Free Aged Care Assessment and Consultation in Tweed Heads

A free new aged care assessment and consultation service is available in the Tweed Heads area. The Aged Care Assessment Consultation Service for the Tweed aims to maintain wellness and support for older patients (over 65) who have complex heal...

Sep

15

2017

Specially Designed Financial Matters Presentation for Health Professionals

HealthSpeak columnist and financial adviser Michael Carlton from PECUNIA Private Wealth Management is keen to find out whether or not GPs and allied health professionals in the region would attend a specially designed presentation on financial ...

Sep

15

2017

Nurse Networking in Hastings Macleay

The Hastings Macleay Primary Care Nurse Network meeting held on 29 August was a great evening that offered an opportunity for nurses to meet local nurses in an informal setting.

Sep

11

2017

Paediatric Unit Opens at Lismore

Bright play areas, a parents’ lounge and an adolescent retreat are now available in Lismore Base Hospital’s redeveloped Paediatric Unit.

Sep

11

2017

Coraki Welcomes $4 Million Health Hub

The $4 million Coraki Campbell HealthOne was given the official seal of approval when NSW Minister for Health Brad Hazzard and Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis formally opened the new health hub. Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis said: “The ...

Sep

06

2017

After Hours GP Helpline Increases Continuity of Care Support

Recent enhancements to the after hours GP helpline service, which provides access to a GP during the after hours period, support greater continuity of care.

Sep

06

2017

National Cervical Screening Program Changes Are Coming

Renewal of the National Cervical Screening Program will be implemented on 1 December 2017. Is your data in shape?

Sep

05

2017

Adult Psychiatry Clinic in Grafton

North Coast Primary Health Network is pleased to announce that Dr Jonathan Carne will be holding two day adult psychiatry clinics at the GP Super Clinic in Grafton. Dr Carne has more than 25 years’ experience working in metropolitan centres, rur...

Aug

31

2017

NSW Ambulance Booking to Emergency Departments

NSW Ambulance has changed the way to book an ambulance for patients requiring transport to an Emergency Department. These calls will now be processed utilising the Medical Priority Dispatch System.

Aug

22

2017

Stepped Care Trial

NCPHN is working to improve mental health services. We need your help to test a new model of stepped care.

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