Both Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) and the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) made a commitment to improving maternal and child health across the region with the signing of the Murrumbidgee Maternal and Child Health Strategy 2019-2022 today.
After a comprehensive review into how MPHN funds mental health services across the region, and subsequent tender process to establish the new MyStep to Mental Wellbeing, MPHN is pleased to announce Grand Pacific Health and Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) as the providers to deliver this activity.
MPHN have released its 2019 Annual Report showcasing its various work using a person-centred approach. CEO, Melissa Neal said preparing an annual report provides an opportunity to reflect on achievements and assess future direction.
Thirty of the Murrumbidgee region’s general practitioners, practice nurses, GP registrars and medical students attended the renowned Hot Topics, UK’s most popular GP update course which has been specifically adapted for Australia, in Wagga Wagga on Saturday 12 October.
MPHN is pleased to announce Wellways Australia have been appointed the providers for the Continuity of Support (CoS) program, providing psychosocial support services for those living with severe mental illness.
The West Wyalong community is being asked to prioritise local health needs at a community meeting scheduled for Tuesday, 29 October at 6pm at the West Wyalong Country Club.
It’s part of a joint community-led project between the West Wyalong community, MPHN and Murrumbidgee Local Health District and comes after a recent presentation by and to the community about the identified health needs of the region.
MPHN’s 2019 Primary Healthcare Award winners have been announced! The awards recognise the valuable and significant work being undertaken by health professionals, organisations and communities to improve health outcomes across the region.
In recent months many members of the West Wyalong community have contributed to identifying the health needs of our region as part of a community-led project with MPHN and Murrumbidgee Local Health District.
These identified health needs will be presented to the West Wyalong community on Tuesday 8 October, 6pm, at the West Wyalong Country Golf Club.
After a comprehensive review into how allied health services are funded across the region, and subsequent tender process to establish the new Murrumbidgee Wellness and Resilience model of care, MPHN is pleased to announce Fuel Your Life as the lead contractor to deliver this activity.
During this week on World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September) and R U OK? Day (12 September) we’re reminded to ask, “Are you OK?” and to remember that every day of the year we should support people who may be struggling with life’s ups and downs.
People in the Murrumbidgee area who have breathing difficulties related to asthma and hay fever need to prepare now for the start of the spring thunderstorm season, advises Murrumbidgee Asthma Collaborative.
MPHN is providing locals an opportunity to share their stories about health in our region in an effort to learn more about what is working well, what can be improved and ideas to better support communities in addressing health needs.
MPHN has been undertaking a review of our mental health stepped care model to help to inform how we commission mental health services in the future and many people from across our region have provided feedback on their experience accessing mental health services we fund.
MPHN has organised free farmer health checks at the NSW Farmers shed at Henty Machinery Field Days, made possible with funding from the Australian Government’s ‘Empowering Our Communities’ initiative to support mental health and wellbeing in drought affected communities.
MPHN is currently seeking expressions of interest from local Narrandera community members to consider becoming a Trusted Advocate to listen and support people who are feeling the impacts of the drought on their mental health and wellbeing.
MPHN has now opened nominations for its Primary Healthcare Awards to recognise the valuable and significant work being undertaken by health professionals, organisations and communities to improve health outcomes across the region.
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.
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.
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.
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.