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We work with health care providers across the Hunter, New England & Central Coast. Through our innovative programs our communities benefit from greater coordination, better systems and improved access to health care.

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Latest News

July 13 2022

COVID Impact Survey reveals negative affect on wellbeing of primary care workers and management of chronic health conditions.

A negative influence on emotional and mental health of primary care staff and management of chronic health conditions has been identified as the two areas of most concern in primary care, following the results of the latest Primary Care COVID Impact Survey.

Learn more about COVID Impact Survey reveals negative affect on wellbeing of primary care workers and management of chronic health conditions.

Upcoming Events

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Aug 2022

PHN EVENT

You are invited to join this education discussing the health considerations and current options available for the management of obesity. …

6:30 pm 2 hour event
Tamworth, NSW $20.00
PHN EVENT

TAMWORTH - Diabetes Alliance MasterClass #4 Managing Obesity

Monday, August 15th 2022
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
John McClelland Room
Phillip Street
Tamworth NSW 2340
Australia
$20.00
About the Event
You are invited to join this education discussing the health considerations and current options available for the management of obesity.

16

Aug 2022

PEPA aims to improve health professionals’ knowledge, skills and confidence in the palliative approach to care for people with a life-limiting illness. The workshops are interacti …

9:00 am 7 hour event
Gorokan, NSW Free

Wallarah Bay/Gorokan NSW - Providing a palliative approach in Aged Care - RNs/ENs

Tuesday, August 16th 2022
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
40 Wallarah Rd
Gorokan NSW 2263
Australia
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Free
About the Event
PEPA aims to improve health professionals’ knowledge, skills and confidence in the palliative approach to care for people with a life-limiting illness. The workshops are interactive and provide ample time for discussion through case presentations and examples (some aspects of the program may change due to circumstances beyond our control). Target Audience: All nurses (RNs & E/ENs) currently working across all health sectors (health, community, aged care) with no/limited palliative care experience. REGISTRATION is essential due to limited places. Aim of workshop: Develop an understanding of a palliative approach in aged care for people with a life-limiting illness and their families. Topics include: What is a palliative approach; communication in palliative care; Advance Care Planning - concepts & principles; Symptom recognition and understanding; End-of-life considerations; overview of PEPA and placement opportunities (some aspects of the program may change due to circumstances beyond our control).

16

Aug 2022

Webinar This webinar will present a practical approach to single-session work with couples and families based on a solution-focused model, including: an overview of the theory beh …

10:00 am 1 hour event
Online Members: $90.00 (including GST …

A Solution-Focused Approach to Single-Session Client Work with Couples and Families

Tuesday, August 16th 2022
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Online
Members: $90.00 (including GST),New graduates, retired and student members: $45.00 (including GST),Non-members: $120.00 (including GST),Non-member students: $90.00 (including GST)
About the Event
Webinar This webinar will present a practical approach to single-session work with couples and families based on a solution-focused model, including: an overview of the theory behind solution-focused client work and relationships/family work more broadly. acknowledgement of areas of work with couples or families where a solution-focused approach may or may not be appropriate. practical solution-focused strategies for use in a single session including an example of a single-session structure. discussion of potential challenges and ethical considerations. Examples of practice will be provided throughout.

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