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Nov 26 2021

You've checked in, but have you checked on your mental health?

As NSW celebrates surpassing 80% double-dose vaccination rates, a core group of Primary Health Networks (PHNs) are collaborating to ensure community members' ongoing physical and mental health remains a priority.
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Oct 05 2021

New Mental Health Pop Up Services to Support People in NSW during Pandemic

Head to Health Pop Up services have launched across NSW to support people whose mental health is being affected by the current COVID-19 outbreak and restrictions.     
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Sep 16 2021

New mental health service to support people doing it tough in the Nepean Blue Mountains region

A Head to Health Pop Up service has launched in the Nepean Blue Mountains region to support people whose mental health is being affected by the current COVID-19 outbreak and restrictions.
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Aug 17 2021

Katoomba headspace celebrates one year of helping local young people

headspace Katoomba is celebrating its first birthday and one year on, it continues to work with young people in the community to ensure better mental health outcomes.
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Aug 13 2021

Penrith locals encouraged to take part in Head to Health co-design

People from the Hawkesbury, including those with a lived experience of mental health challenges, are invited to help design a new adult mental health service that will open in the Penrith area in December this year.
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Jul 30 2021

Lithgow Residents Urged to Get Tested

Wentworth Healthcare together with Lithgow City Council are urging Lithgow residents who may be experiencing any respiratory symptoms to get tested, after South Bowenfels was listed as a COVID-19 exposure location recently.
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Jul 23 2021

Registered Nurses Needed for Local COVID-19 Vaccination Effort

More registered nurses are needed to help vaccinate our community against COVID-19. Wentworth Healthcare, the provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network, has been working closely with the Department of Health and general practices to support the local vaccination roll-out, and is calling on local nurses to join the effort.
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Jun 28 2021

Penrith's Head to Health Centre Takes Next Step to December Opening

The Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, the Federal Member for Lindsay, Melissa McIntosh MP and Wentworth Healthcare CEO, Lizz Reay are pleased to announce that Neami National will operate Penrith’s Adult Mental Health Centre, now called Head to Health, which will open in December 2021.
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Jun 24 2021

Grass-roots Community Grants support bushfire affected communities

As part of the Federal Government’s $76 million ‘Supporting the Mental Health of Australians Affected by the 2019/20 Bushfires’ package, Primary Health Networks were provided with funding to support the mental health, wellbeing, resilience and recovery of communities in impacted areas through initiatives such as community grants.
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May 03 2021

Community Wellbeing Grants Now Available

Wentworth Healthcare, the provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network, have launched grants of up to $10,000 for organisations or community groups based within bushfire affected communities in the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury and Lithgow areas. 
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Apr 06 2021

Connecting Community through Creativity

Hawkesbury Remakery has expanded their current services with funding received from Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network (NBMPHN) under the Well-Being Grants initiative.
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Mar 29 2021

Local Penrith general practices join the fight against COVID-19

Last week, general practices in the Nepean Blue Mountains region start the staged roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations under Phase 1b of the Federal Government’s Vaccination Roll-out Strategy.
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Mar 22 2021

Local Blue Mountains general practices join the fight against COVID-19

This week, general practices in the Nepean Blue Mountains region start the staged roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations under Phase 1b of the Federal Government’s Vaccination Roll-out Strategy.
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Mar 22 2021

Next steps taken for Penrith Adult Mental Health Centre

The Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, the Federal Member for Lindsay, Melissa McIntosh MP and Nepean Blue Mountains PHN (NBMPHN) CEO, Lizz Reay have today announced that the Penrith Adult Mental Health Centre is on track to open by December 2021.
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Nov 13 2020

Greater inclusion of primary healthcare needed

Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network, has welcomed the Royal Commission into National Natural Disasters recommendation that primary healthcare providers should have greater inclusion into disaster planning processes.

The Nepean Blue Mountains region was one of many to be affected by the 2019-20 ‘Black Summer’ bushfires that tore through homes, businesses and communities. 
 
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