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May 16 2022

COVID-19: Latest news for general practices

While first published in January 2020, this page is continually being added to and updated. Information will be maintained over a three week period, then removed. 

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Apr 14 2022

Media Statement – Minister for Health and Aged Care and MP for Lindsay visit Penrith Head to Health

We were pleased to greet the Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Greg Hunt, and MP for Lindsay, Melissa McIntosh at the Penrith Head to Health Centre today to highlight the important work the centre is doing for the community.
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Apr 08 2022

Be a Health Hero and Protect Yourself this Winter

This winter, health professionals are worried that we could see a huge increase in the number of flu and other respiratory illnesses in addition to COVID-19 cases
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Mar 17 2022

Government announces headspace for Hawkesbury

We welcome the announcement made today by The Hon Greg Hunt MP - Minister for Health and Aged Care, Senator the Hon Marise Payne - Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women, and Sarah Richards - Liberal Candidate for Macquarie, that the Hawkesbury will receive a full-service headspace.
 
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Mar 11 2022

headspace for Hawkesbury under Labor

Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network, welcomes the announcement made by Susan Templeman, Member for Macquarie, that Labor will fund a new full-service headspace in the Hawkesbury if elected into Government.

 
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Jan 17 2022

HealthPathways is your COVID-19 patient management resource

This is a point-in-time resource for GPs regarding the practice and patient management of COVID-19 positive cases. This is current as of Monday 17 January 2022, please check HealthPathways and the Department of Health website for the latest information. 
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Dec 13 2021

Penrith Head to Health Now Open

An innovative new adult mental health service has opened in Penrith that promises to change the way people access mental health services in the region.

 
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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 21 2021

Read our 21 October edition of Practice News

The 21 October 2021 edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for general practice, is now available.
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Oct 20 2021

Changes to the Closing the Gap (CTG) PBS Co-payment

Changes to the Closing the Gap PBS co-payment came into effect Thursday 1 July 2021. Registration of eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will now be via the Health Professional Online Services (HPOS) however, there is a “grace period” in which clinics will have time to ensure these processes are in place and clients can be registered via HPOS before 31 January 2022.
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Oct 07 2021

Read our 7 October edition of Practice News

The 7 October 2021 edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for general practice, is now available.
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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 23 2021

Read our 23 September edition of Practice News

The 23 September 2021 edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for general practice, is now available.
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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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Sep 09 2021

Read our 9 September edition of Practice News

The 9 September 2021 edition of Practice News, our fortnightly newsletter for general practice, is now available.
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