CEO update

We have had a busy couple of months since my last update, since then we have launched and progressed valuable resources, programs and projects.

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Debbie Angel
Harnessing the power of story

Today, Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) launched its Tell it Well series of stories from people living in the region about their experiences with mental health, wellbeing and drought in an effort to support others by letting them know they are not alone on their journey.

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Monica McInnes
West Wyalong community health needs sought

People of West Wyalong and its surrounding communities can share their stories and experiences about their health and local health services, with feedback cards available from the hospital, pharmacy, local council office and library, as well as at the Bust the Dust event on Saturday 29 June 2019.

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Monica McInnes
Taking the pulse on communities’ needs

After completing an extensive health needs assessment across the Murrumbidgee region, MPHN has released its latest findings; identifying priorities for the region and individual Local Government Areas (LGAs) where efforts should be concentrated to address key issues and healthcare needs.

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Debbie Angel
More than $550,000 delivered for mental health support in communities

Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) has delivered at least $564,000 in community grants for various activities in local communities to support the mental health and wellbeing of those affected by drought.

MPHN CEO Melissa Neal said these activities have helped reach more than 10,600 people across the region since the Murrumbidgee Community Grants were launched in December last year.

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Monica McInnes
CEO update

It’s hard to believe we have almost reached the halfway mark of 2019! On reflection, there’s much we have achieved and plenty more to progress for the rest of the year.

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Debbie Angel
Preparing for the flu season

MPHN, Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) and other key stakeholders, including general practice and NSW Ambulance, are working together to better respond to the surge in healthcare demand over the winter period.

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Debbie Angel
Murrumbidgee Pitch Night finalists announced

Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) is pleased to announce its three inaugural Pitch Night finalists as Live Life Get Active, Balance Up Nutrition, and Western Riverina Community College. Each finalist is expected to receive around $25,000 in one-off grant funding.

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Monica McInnes
Raising awareness to Close the Gap

Today MPHN staff celebrated National Close the Gap Day with a morning tea to raise awareness of the continuing gap in health and life expectancy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians.

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Debbie Angel
Training for safe mental health reporting

LifeSpan Murrumbidgee and MPHN today hosted training to encourage responsible, accurate and sensitive representation of mental illness and suicide in the public arena. The training was delivered by Mindframe and supported by Black Dog Institute.

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Debbie Angel