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Professor Bruce Robinson Presentation with South Western Sydney PHN - 20th April 2017
We had the honour this month of hosting Professor Bruce Robinson, Chair of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce and the Chair of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
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Wollondilly Diabetes Program - 19th April 2017
South Western Sydney PHN is working as a part of the Wollondilly Health Alliance to deliver better diabetes care for the Wollondilly community. The Wollondilly Diabetes Program is open to all adults with diabetes (or at risk of) living in the Wollondilly region and provides patients with access to allied health and specialist services within their own community.
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NIP INFLUENZA VACCINES UPDATE - 18th April 2017
GPs are advised that the 2017 National Immunisation Program (NIP) seasonal influenza vaccines are currently being distributed around the country, Key features of this year’s NIP influenza vaccines are that four age-specific quadrivalent influenza vaccines (QIVs) will be available free to eligible people under the NIP.
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MEASLES ALERT FOR GPs IN SOUTH WESTERN SYDNEY - 5th April 2017
South Western Sydney Local Health District Public Health Unit has been recently notified of three cases of measles including two infants. The cases spent time in Bass Hill, Casula, Lidcombe, Blacktown, Toongabbie and neighbouring areas while infectious (20 – 31 March 2017).
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Enduring Guardianship Study- Feedback from GPs sought - 24th March 2017
South Western Sydney PHN is working with Sue Field, an Adjunct Fellow in Elder Law at Western Sydney University, to better support General Practice with education and resources that assist the assessment of capacity and the use of relevant to decision making tools.
Website: To participate in the survey please click here
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South Western Sydney PHN has launched an exciting new pilot program linking graduate nurses with experienced Practice Nurses to bolster the excellent care already received in general practice.
The Transition to Primary Care Nursing Program was officially launched last month with an orientation workshop at the PHN’s Campbelltown office.
Pilot Program Launched to Transition Graduate Nurses into General Practice - 15th March 2017
South Western Sydney PHN has launched an exciting new pilot program linking graduate nurses with experienced Practice Nurses to bolster the excellent care already received in general practice. The Transition to Primary Care Nursing Program was officially launched last month with an orientation workshop at the PHN’s Campbelltown office.
Influenza Vaccination Update - 6th March 2017
Seasonal quadrivalent influenza vaccine stock for the national funded program will be available to GPs in mid-April this year.
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NSW Health Alert - 6th March 2017
NSW Health circulated new important updates on Zostavax Contraindications for NSW GPs.
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Bowral Diabetes Service - 22nd February 2017
South Western Sydney Local Health District would like to introduce to General Practice the Diabetes service now available.
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Newly Enhanced Paediatric Service at Fairfield Hospital - 22nd February 2017
The Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Care at Fairfield Hospital proudly announce the enhancement of their service with the provision of children’s doctors on site at Fairfield Hospital at all times, 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
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