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Jan 31
2019

The 31 January edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for general practice, is now available.

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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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Dec 20
2018

The 20 December edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for general practice, is now available.

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Dec 20
2018

The Third Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation (2018), released on the 11 December contains some interesting and challenging data for all primary and specialist healthcare providers in the NBM region.

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Dec 18
2018

It has been another exciting and busy year for us Nepean Blue Mountains PHN. A lot of what we do as a PHN is ‘behind the scenes’ and can easily go unrecognised.

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Dec 13
2018

Up to two-thirds of emergency room patients presenting at night and on weekends could have been treated at an after hours GP service, according to local data.

In an effort to reduce the burden on emergency departments, a new campaign is being launched to help people find what local after hours medical services are available.

Dec 06
2018

The 6 December edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for general practice, is now available.

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Dec 06
2018

Did you know that 55% of computerised practices in our region are involved in data driven quality improvement? Would you like to be involved?

Our Practice Support Team works collaboratively with practices to facilitate data driven quality improvement initiatives. We provide free licenses for the PenCS Clinical Audit Tool (PenCAT) and support practices with ongoing training, data collection and personalised practice reports.

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Nov 26
2018

St John of God Raphael Services provide treatment and support for mums, dads and families experiencing anxiety, depression and other mental health issues from conception up until their child is four years old.

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Oct 11
2018

Do you regularly use HealthPathways? How is it valuable to you?

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Oct 10
2018

Marathon Health and Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network, are excited to announce that the headspace Lithgow satellite is close to fruition, with a site locked in at 23 Main Street.

Sep 14
2018

With more than 460,000 people expected to receive a disability support package from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) by 2020, the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network (NBMPHN) has developed an online calculator to help people understand the costs of support services that someone may be eligible for under the NDIS.