Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) is providing $814,250 over the next three years to increase the support services available throughout the Murrumbidgee region for people with severe mental illness.
Leeton’s local University of the Third Age (U3A) group recently hosted the digital health team from Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) to inform its members of the national My Health Record system, which is an online summary of your key health information such as medical conditions, medicines, allergies and test results.
Over the next three weeks, Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) will be visiting towns spread across the region to have casual ‘conversations on the couch’ with community members and health professionals to take the pulse on primary healthcare services.
Today at The Globe Hotel, Deniliquin, the ‘Stay on Track’ initiative was launched, which provides information and support for those who may be having thoughts of suicide or friends who have noticed a mate is ‘just not the same’.
Today, Senator Jim Molan, Senator for New South Wales formally launched a new service designed to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experiencing difficulty with work or education due to drug or alcohol use.
From today a range of local community engagement activities will begin informing people in the Murrumbidgee region about the benefits and features of the My Health Record system, which is an online summary of a person’s key health information including medical conditions, medicines, allergies and test results.
MPHN are offering a small number of scholarships for aged care providers to support attendance at the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) Regional Symposium which is being held in Wagga Wagga from the 8 – 10 August 2018:Inspire Ageing in Rural Communities: Together we can make a difference.
Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) today joined with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and five other PHNs to announce that ProCare Mental Health Services, a not-for-profit service provider, has been funded to operate a new psychiatry support line for GPs.
This week is Infant Mental Health Awareness Week (11 – 17 June), and parents are being reminded about the various services available across the region to help support families and their young children.
Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Member for Riverina Michael McCormack officially launched a $1.8 million program today to support pregnant women and new mothers living in Murrumbidgee communities who are experiencing alcohol and other drug disorders.
Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) has the highest rate of fully immunised one year olds, and also the highest rate of boys immunised against human papillomavirus (HPV) in Australia, a report just released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) reveals.
Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) has been selected as one of ten PHNs nationally to receive $750,000 in palliative care funding to improve access to safe palliative care and treatment at home.
This week the first My Health Record information sessions were held in Wagga Wagga. They were well attended and initial feedback shows healthcare providers want to use the system, and are keen for more information.
Minister for Rural Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie, and Federal Member for Riverina Michael McCormack MP, today launched The Way Back at the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network’s head office in Wagga Wagga.
The LifeSpan Collective meeting is the local governance meeting for suicide prevention in the region. The first meeting took place this week and consisted of representatives from Black Dog Institute, local organisations and people with lived experience.
Dr Stephen Duckett of the Grattan Institute will be addressing primary healthcare professionals of the Murrumbidgee region; speaking on the future of primary care, social determinates of health, and equity in healthcare.
People in the Murrumbidgee who have breathing difficulties related to asthma and hay fever need to prepare now for the start of the late spring thunderstorm season, advises the Asthma Collaborative Committee.