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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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Nov 22
2018

We have commissioned a new Chronic Airways Limitation Management (CALM) pulmonary rehabilitation program through Hawkesbury District Health Service.

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Nov 22
2018

The 22 November edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for general practice, is now available.

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Nov 08
2018

The 8 November edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for general practice, is now available. 

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Oct 25
2018

The 25 October edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for General Practice, is now available. 

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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.

Sep 11
2018

At this weekend’s Nepean Disability Expo, carers will have the opportunity to learn more about My Health Record and how it can assist them in caring for loved ones.

Following a successful trial in 2016 that included the Nepean area, a My Health Record is being given to every person in Australia by the end of this year. My Health Record is an individual’s online summary of key health information which is easily accessible by doctors, specialists, and hospitals. With shared health summaries, hospital discharge summaries, prescribed and dispensed medicines digitally accessible to authorised health practitioners, there is no need to worry about forgetting important information, like medication names and dosages – it is in My Health Record.