Expressions of Interest open - Suicide Prevention Capacity Building Program

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is pleased to partner with the Black Dog Institute to deliver a Suicide Prevention Capacity Building Program in the Western NSW region, and form a Western Area Collaborative Group. The program will commence in mid to late July 2024.

We are inviting expressions of interest from key stakeholders in the Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) region to build shared suicide prevention capacity across the region.

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Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) welcomes new CEO

The Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Bradley Porter as Chief Executive Officer, commencing 27 May 2024.
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Far West NSW welcomes electronic referrals

A new digital system for managing referrals statewide is being introduced in the Far West of NSW to enhance the referral process for patients, referrers, and clinicians in outpatient services. The Far West Local Health District (FWLHD) has collaborated with eHealth NSW and HealthLink to facilitate the electronic transmission of referrals (eReferrals) to designated FWLHD outpatient services. This service is initially being implemented in the Far West region and will be extended to Western NSW in the near future.
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Show Me The Way: Orange students showcasing local heroes through film

Show Me The Way (SMTW) is a First Nations organisation supporting high school students to reach their potential, develop their skills and celebrate culture. The vision of the program is to inspire and engage young Aboriginal &Torres Strait Islander people, and those from refugee backgrounds, using the medium of film. Students attend custom designed film workshops and create short documentary films uncovering the stories of local heroes.
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Lifelong Strength and Wellness Program officially launched in Orange

The Lifelong Strength and Wellness Program, launched on Thursday 4 April at the Orange Aboriginal Medical Service (OAMS), demonstrates a positive step forward in promoting healthy aging in the community. The program launched in the Walu-win Centre at OAMS, and is a dedicated space for wellbeing and rehabilitation in Orange, western NSW. Walu-win means 'healthy' in Wiradjuri language.
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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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