Announcement from the WNSW PHN Board

The Western Health Alliance Limited (WHAL), trading as the Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) has announced that Andrew Coe’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer has concluded. The Western Health Alliance Ltd operates the Primary Health Network across central, western and far west NSW, commissioning primary health programs funded by the Commonwealth.
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Our 2022/23 Annual Report is now available

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is pleased to announce the release of its Annual Report for financial year 2022 - 2023.

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NSW and ACT PHNs Welcome the Australian National Audit Office Report

NSW and ACT Primary Health Networks (PHNs) welcome the Australian National Audit Office’s (ANAO) report into the effectiveness of the Department of Health and Aged Care’s (the Department) performance management of PHNs.

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Urgent Care Service now open in Orange

The Orange community is able to access non-emergency healthcare in a more timely way, and avoid unnecessary trips to the emergency department, thanks to a new Urgent Care Service that opened last week.
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Youth Outreach Project Wellness Worker Learner receives the Trainee/Apprentice of the Year Award at Dubbo NAIDOC Ball

Stevie Carr, a Dubbo local employed as a Wellness Worker Learner with Marathon Health and currently placed at local partner host employer Orana Support Service in Dubbo, took home the Yilabara Apprentice/Trainee of the Year Award at the Dubbo NAIDOC Ball in December last year.
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Consumers invited to provide feedback on patient experience surveys in general practice

Consumers in Western and Far West NSW are invited to provide feedback on patient experience surveys in general practice to improve patient-centred healthcare.

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Digital health service addresses challenges faced by older Australians and health professionals living regionally

RFBI was a recipient of Western NSW Primary Health Network’s Telehealth Support Grant, and with their own additional investment were able to purchase the Visionflex telehealth cart for their Dubbo Masonic Village.

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Non-clinical health workers upskill in diabetes management

Close to 100 non-clinical health professionals across Western and Far West NSW participated in one of three, free training days last week to upskill in diabetes management and working with people living with type 2 diabetes (T2D).
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Help available for doctors residing or working in flood affected areas of NSW

The Medical Benevolent Association of NSW-ACT (MBA NSW-ACT) has received funding from the NSW Government to deliver a support program in 2024, specifically aimed at doctors who reside or work in flood impacted areas of Western NSW.
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