NSW Health is urging the community to wash their hands and stay at home if affected by gastroenteritis, following an increase in viral gastroenteritis notifications and emergency department presentations in hospitals across the state.
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WNSW PHN recognises the importance of access to quality local CPD opportunities for primary health care professionals across our region.
Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new service provider for the provision of Psychological Therapy Services for under-serviced Groups. From 1 October 2017, Marathon Health will provide services under a new model to those individuals requiring primary mental health care who are not likely to be able to have their needs met through Medicare subsidised mental health services.
Applications now open for Practitioner Certificate in Hypnosis Scholarship
The Academy of Applied Hypnosis in partnership with WNSW PHN are proud to offer a new scholarship which is open to all health practitioners working in the Western NSW Primary Health Network Region.
The scholarship covers all tuition fees and text book costs for the Practitioner Certificate in Hypnosis Course which will be delivered online by Dr Leon W. Cowen, Executive Director, Academy of Applied Hypnosis.
Applications close 15 September 2017.
WNSW PHN together with ConNetica Consulting are conducting a pilot study that will apply an internationally standardised and validated classification tool to map chronic care provision in Dubbo and Coonamble. Support for the project is also being provided by the University of Sydney Brain and Mind Centre.
A collection of “real, heart-wrenching personal” experiences of palliative care, to be launched in Dubbo in February 2017, is part of Cancer Council NSW’s push for more action to ensure better palliative care in our region.
In a bid to increase, strengthen and diversify our partnerships, Western Health Alliance Limited, the company operating WNSW PHN, recently extended invitations to several organisations in the western NSW region to join the company as members.
Due to recent flooding and heavy rain in inland NSW, General Practitioners in Western NSW are advised that there is an increased risk of Ross River virus and Barmah Forest virus infections. Consider arbovirus infections in patients with compatible symptoms and reinforce mosquito prevention messages to patients.