Skip to content

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.

View our 2023 Annual Report

In Focus

Latest News

June 24 2024

Research Opportunity: Why (not) rural practice?

This qualitative research, uses semi-structured interviews with Current, Previous or Potential rural GPs or GP-in-training to understand how job characteristics [agreements, responsibilities, rewards) influence choice of rural practice, focusing on experiences and perspectives of the doctor and the interplay between the characteristics, different rural contexts.

Learn more about Research Opportunity: Why (not) rural practice?

Looking for a local health service?

Healthdirect Australia is the national virtual public health information service, providing 24/7 health information, advice and referral for all Australians no matter where you live and when you need help.

Funded by the Australian government, Healthdirect Australia provides trusted health services that are easily accessible via multiple channels — helplines, video call solutions, websites, service finders, mobile applications and social media networks.

Healthdirect virtual health services are for all Australians anywhere and anytime. For those who might struggle to access face-to-face health services, particularly in the after-hours period and in rural and remote regions, Healthdirect services are essential healthcare alternatives.

Call Healthdirect Australia

24 hour health advice you can count on Phone: 1800 022 222

Crisis support

If you require crisis support please contact any of the 24/7 crisis support helplines


Triple zero (000) is the number to call for ambulance, police or fire services in an emergency. Only call triple zero (000) if the situation is serious and urgent.

Whilst HNECC Ltd promotes the services of Healthdirect Australia (third party site), the information on the third party site is for general informational purposes only. HNECC Ltd makes no representation or warranty, express or implied. Your use of the third party site is solely at your own risk. This site may contain links to additional party content, which we do not warrant, endorse, or assume liability for.

Upcoming Events


Jun 2024

A 5 step evidence-based psychological first aid framework (TAR3) for you to follow when responding ‘in the moment’ to episodes of distress and behavioural challenges. Guidance on s …

5:30 pm 1 hour event
Tamworth, NSW Free
Learn more about Coach 2 Cope: TAR3 Parents and Carers (Tamworth)


Jun 2024

Part of the Fertility Webinar Series AMH testing-when, why, what to do with it Reproductive Genetic Carrier Screening. AMH: The clinical significance of AMH lies in its ability to …

6:30 pm 1 hour event
Online Free
Learn more about Fertility Webinar Series AMH testing-when, why, what to do with it Reproductive Genetic Carrier Screening


Jun 2024

Health Professionals, join Kidney Health Australia with Prof Shilpa Jesudason (Director of Dialysis) and Dr Jackie Yeoh (General Practitioner) as they deep dive into chapter 2 Mana …

7:30 pm 1 hour event
Online Free
Learn more about Managing Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care

Keep up to date with the latest.

Subscribe to our mailing list to get all the latest news updates delivered to your inbox.