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Welcome to the Primary Health Network

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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) - latest information

The Primary Health Network is publishing a regular COVID-19 update specifically for our region. You can subscribe to receive regular updates. You can also view our COVID-19 information and COVID-19 Vaccine General Practice Preparedness - Primary Health Network (thephn.com.au) pages.

There are also many resources available on our YouTube COVID-19 playlist.

Find your nearest coronavirus testing centre in NSW.

Head to Health Pop Up services

Head to Health Pop Up services have been developed to support people of all ages living in NSW and the ACT, experiencing mental health issues.

If your mental health is being impacted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, now is the time to reach out, even if you've never felt like this or asked for help before.

Find out more information.

Latest News

Upcoming Events

18

Jan 2022

Nurses and midwives have invaluable communication skills and are well placed to identify priority populations for screening. Through a case study, presentations, interactive quizze …

6:30 pm 2 day event
Online Free

STI and BBV Nursing: An Introduction

Starts: Tuesday, January 18th 2022 at 6:30 PM
Ends: Wednesday, January 19th 2022 at 8:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event
Nurses and midwives have invaluable communication skills and are well placed to identify priority populations for screening. Through a case study, presentations, interactive quizzes and online learning module, this two-part online workshop will provide nurses and midwives with the introductory skills to incorporate STI and BBV screening within their workplace.

05

Feb 2022

The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS), Diabetes NSW & ACT and Diabetes Queensland are pleased to announce Diabetes Update Day for health professionals will be returning …

8:00 am 8 hour event
Australia $125-150; fees partially subsi …

Diabetes Update Day Sydney 2022

Saturday, February 5th 2022
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Australia
$125-150; fees partially subsidised by the NDSS
About the Event

The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS), Diabetes NSW & ACT and Diabetes Queensland are pleased to announce Diabetes Update Day for health professionals will be returning in 2022. Join more than 400 delegates and Australia’s leading experts in diabetes to discuss the future of managing diabetes, preventing and treating complications, and clinical best practice.

Professional development hours will be available at this event.

05

Feb 2022

Places are limited to 10 registrants RACGP Accredited Activity 40 CPD Points • Attracts 3 Performance review PDP units, 5 Educational activity PDP units + 3 Emergency Medicine MOP …

9:00 am 7 hour event
Australia $600

Advanced Life Support

Saturday, February 5th 2022
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Australia
$600
About the Event
Places are limited to 10 registrants RACGP Accredited Activity 40 CPD Points • Attracts 3 Performance review PDP units, 5 Educational activity PDP units + 3 Emergency Medicine MOPS, 1 Anaesthetics Emergency Response MOP. • A specialised course that satisfies the requirements for Registrars of the RACGP for Advanced Life Support (ALS) • Components include theory and practical skills in CPR for all ages, defibrillation, trauma assessment, application of stiff neck collars, use of IO for vascular access, advanced airway care, managing airway obstructions with a laryngoscope and Magill forceps, cardiac arrest rhythms, ALS drug regimes and scenarios. • Course can be run as an extension of the Resuscitation Skills for General Practice course Learning Outcomes • Perform resuscitation using with ARC BLS and ALS guidelines, including DRSABCDE. • Use a BVM device, oropharyngeal, nasopharyngeal and LMA airways and the use of a defibrillator in resuscitation. • Use various suction devices and MacGill's forceps for the relief of acute upper airway obstruction. • Identify and manage potential cervical spinal injuries using stiff neck collars and immobilization strategies. • Complete simulated scenarios, including team management, clinical interventions and patient safety.

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