Voluntary Assisted Dying is now available in NSW

New laws come into effect today (28 November 2023) that will allow eligible people and patients in NSW a choice to access voluntary assisted dying.  NSW is the last state to allow access to Voluntary Assisted Dying and from this morning, practitioners and patients can start the process of applying for access.

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Support for Central West communities one year after floods

As the first year anniversary of the devastating floods in the Central West of NSW draws near, Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) has announced new psychology services to support the mental health and wellbeing of the affected communities.

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Care finder program has supported hundreds of older clients to access services

The Commonwealth-funded care finder program which commenced earlier this year has experienced steady growth. This program locates and supports older people who are unable to connect to aged care services or community.
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Celebrating the achievements of Orange’s NAIDOC Week Award winners

NAIDOC Week was celebrated in Orange last week, with the NAIDOC Ball and Awards Night rounding off the celebrations. WNSW PHN was honoured to sponsor two awards for the evening.

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headspace Cowra celebrates first year of service delivery

Last Tuesday, 24th of October, headspace Cowra was visited by headspace National, Marathon Health and WNSW PHN to celebrate their first year of service delivery.
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ACRRM 2023 Distinguished Service Award presented to Narromine RG

Dr Niroshini Wickramasinghe from Narromine, NSW, has been acknowledged with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) Distinguished Service Award for 2023 for providing significant service to rural communities.
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Maari Ma Health's healing program wins a Mental Health Matters Award

Maari Ma Health's strength-based healing program 'Kalypi Paaka Mirika' (Barkindji language for ‘Clear River Ahead’) has been won WayAhead's Mental Health Matters Aboriginal Social And Emotional Wellbeing Award.

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New Endocrinologist at Macquarie Health Collective

Macquarie Health Collective is excited to welcome their new Endocrinologist, Associate Professor Ann McCormack.
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Western NSW Primary Health Network pilots integrated shared care planning platform

Molong HealthOne General Practice GP Dr Alexander Hoyle has been using Inca for the last 18 months to help manage his patients with chronic disease and has found the platform to be helpful in reducing administrative burden. One of the ways it does this is by syncing with all major practice software and automatically populating patients’ demographic and clinical information.
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