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Sep 21

The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is warning people who live in, or have recently visited the Lithgow or Richmond regions to watch for measles symptoms after two adults in the District developed the infection.

Health notices
Practice news
Aug 30

Are you passionate about improving the health of patients with obesity? Then register your practice in the University of NSW's Help-GP Trial.

Practice news
Aug 29

Recognised vaccination providers can now record immunisation information on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) through Health Professional Online Services (HPOS).

Practice news
Aug 29

Blue Mountains Hospital is expanding its clinical hydrotherapy programs to meet increased demand. These new programs will help reduce the current waiting list.

Practice news
Aug 29

Changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for the new Cervical Screening Test came into effect on the 1 December 2017.

Practice news
Aug 29

Disability Advocacy NSW has developed two National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) advocacy tools to assist people who are experiencing problems accessing the NDIS; and people with an approved NDIS package that may have inadequate funding to meet their needs.

Practice news
Aug 29

Our HealthPathways Team is continually developing new content and in the last two weeks, two new Pathways went Live.

Practice news
Aug 29

In July, the Australian Digital Health Agency conducted a webinar for practice managers and receptionists outlining the benefits, features and functionalities of My Health Record. This session included a discussion around the role that practice managers and administration staff can play in talking about My Health Record.

Practice news
Aug 29

Healthdirect Australia operates a free NSW Palliative Care After-Hours Helpline which supports people receiving palliative care at home or in a residential facility, their carers and families. It also assists health professionals to support palliative care patients who choose to remain at home.

Practice news
Aug 29

As August and September are peak months for invasive meningococcal disease, GPs should be alert for disease symptoms in all ages.

Practice news
Aug 29

GPs and other primary healthcare professionals have a key role to play in the prevention, early detection and management of substance misuse and dependence.

Practice news
Aug 16

Our HealthPathways Team is continually developing new content and in the last two weeks, four new Pathways went Live.

Practice news
Aug 16

Congratulations to the July Prize Winners of our Practice Nurse Shared Health Summary Upload Incentive Program.

Practice news
Aug 16

GPs and practice staff play a critical role in addressing mental health issues and preventing suicide. Most mental health care is delivered through primary health, with GPs providing care for to up 75% of those seeking help. 

Practice news
Aug 15

On Friday we were proud to welcome the Australian Digital Health Agency’s CEO, Tim Kelsey, and their Chief Medical Advisor, Clinical Professor Meredith Makeham, to our region to learn more about the use of My Health Record on the ground.

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