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May 31
2019

Wentworth Healthcare has used World No Tobacco Day (Friday 31 May) to launch an innovative new campaign that focuses on holistic wellbeing and connection to Country as the motivation to reduce smoking rather than using negative images of ill-health.

The Breath of Fresh Air campaign, funded by Cancer Institute NSW, aims to reduce the high rates of tobacco use in the Aboriginal community in the Nepean Blue Mountains region of NSW (Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury, Lithgow & Penrith).

May 15
2019

Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network, welcomes the announcement made by the Federal Government that Western Sydney will receive a $19.5 million Community Health and Well-being funding package.

May 09
2019

The NSW Bureau of Health Information Snapshot Report of the 2017-18 Emergency Department Patient Survey reflects the experiences of 15,995 patients who attended one of 82 emergency departments in NSW from July 2017 to June 2018. Results include how well prepared patients felt to continue to manage their condition at home when leaving the emergency deparytment.

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May 02
2019

Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network, welcomes the announcement made today by Senator Deborah O'Neill, Assistant Shadow Minister for Mental Health, and Susan Templeman, Member for Macquarie, that Labor will fund a new headspace Centre in Katoomba and an outreach service in the Hawkesbury if elected into Government.

Apr 26
2019

A new service which aims to improve community connectedness in the Hawkesbury has been announced by the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network (NBMPHN) as part of their Well-being Grants to Support Farming Communities. 

Apr 16
2019

Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network, welcomes the announcement made today by the Hon Marise Payne, Senator for Western Sydney, and Sarah Richards, Liberal candidate for the seat of Macquarie, that the Morrison Government will fund of a new headspace Centre in Katoomba.

Apr 12
2019

This year, NSW has experienced unusually high flu activity over the summer and it has remained high during March, with over 6,400 cases notified so far this year. Since January, 16 flu outbreaks in aged care facilities have been reported, including 10 associated deaths.

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Apr 11
2019

The 11 April edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for general practice, is now available.

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Apr 10
2019

In March, more than three months ahead of schedule, our HealthPathways program reached the important milestone of 200 localised pathways across nearly 30 clinical areas.

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Mar 28
2019

Read our 28 March edition of Practice News

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Mar 14
2019

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people still face unequal health outcomes. On average, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people die more than 10 years younger than other Australians.

Jan 30
2019

Today Wentworth Healthcare launched their Well-Being Grants for Farming Communities program to help support the mental health and well-being of farming communities in the Nepean Blue Mountains region.

Jan 30
2019

Today we launched our Well-Being Grants for Farming Communities program to help support the mental health and well-being of farming communities in the Nepean Blue Mountains region.

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Jan 24
2019

Australia’s peak body representing the interests of older people has urged retirees travelling Australia to consider the benefits of a My Health Record.

For many Australians, retirement signals the start of a new and exciting period of life. More free time brings the opportunity to travel the country. But if you have health problems, travelling as an older person can be complicated.

Jan 17
2019

The 17 January edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for general practice, is now available.

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