The Western NSW Primary Health Network recently held a series of successful immunisation update events for health professionals in Dubbo and Orange.
WNSW PHN currently has positions vacant. We have positions available for the roles of Stepped Care and Service Integration Officer and Practice Support Officer.
WNSW PHN recognises the importance of access to quality local CPD opportunities for primary health care professionals across our region.
The Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) recently established a Discharge Planning Taskforce to optimise the delivery and content of discharge summaries. A survey of GPs was conducted, with feedback and recommendations used to improve the process.
The Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is supporting a new pilot program using telemonitoring services for patients with chronic conditions during the after hours period. Telemonitoring is the remote monitoring of a person's vital health signs and symptoms from the comfort of their own home using specially designed technology.
The Western NSW Primary Health Network’s (WNSW PHN) Far West Clinical Council held its fourth meeting in Broken Hill on Wednesday 8 June. The Far West Clinical Council provides support and advice to the WNSW PHN Board on strategic direction and opportunities to further develop clinical services to better meet community needs.
Chronic and complex diseases affect nearly 40 per cent of Australians. The Western NSW Integrated Care Strategy establishes care teams involving a range of health professionals and community services that work together to create unique care plans for patients to tackle these illnesses.
Michael Halls, Business Manager at Orange Aboriginal Medical Service and Andrew Harvey, CEO of Western NSW PHN
My Health Record information forums were recently held for General Practitioners in Mudgee and Bathurst, to provide support for practices within the opt-out trial area.
Leigh Urquhart, WNSW PHN; Sheldon White, Department of Health; Dr Kelly Bradley, Busby Medical Centre and Heather McDonald, NEHTA and My Health Record