Recognising the resilience of our communities

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) has identified the need for Wellbeing and Resilience grants for communities affected by the 2022 flood events in western NSW.  

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Access to better care with MyMedicare

MyMedicare will become available for patient registrations from 1 October 2023 and will improve health outcomes for Western NSW communities.

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Further funding to support psychiatry in Western NSW

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) welcomes further funding to support access to mental health services in NSW.

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DermScreen, the new gold standard for care in skin cancer

Residents of western and far west NSW can now get access to faster diagnosis, and general practitioners will benefit from direct clinical support for one of Australia’s leading disease burdens, skin cancer.
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A new direction at your local Primary Health Network

A new direction has been set for the Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) with the onboarding of Executive Leadership members, Bradley Porter, Chief Operating Officer, Donna Stanley, Executive Manager Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing and Michele Smith, Executive Manager Primary Healthcare Integration and Reform.

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Western NSW doctors honoured in the King’s Birthday 2023 Honours List

Several doctors and health professionals in the Western and Far West NSW region have been recognised with honours at the recent King’s Birthday celebrations.

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Type 2 diabetes scholarship to boost workforce capability

The Western T2 Diabetes Scholarship has been developed as part of the Care Partnership – Diabetes (CP-D) program to support the health workforce that provides care for people living with T2 Diabetes across Western and Far West NSW. The program aims to support access to further training and education for health professionals in primary health and hospital settings to enhance the level of care patients receive.
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Steve’s vision a sight for sore eyes

Lightning Ridge resident Steve Wright is now able to enjoy life to the full, with much improved vision in his left eye, thanks to intervention from the Outback Eye Service.

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Care finder program caring for Western NSW’s vulnerable elderly residents

Elderly residents in Western NSW are receiving additional support to access the care they need through the Australian Government’s ‘care finder’ program.

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