Hospital Avoidance Services

Hospital Avoidance Services

SNHN has commissioned a number of providers to provide short-term hospital avoidance services.

Our commissioned hospital avoidance and programs include:

Hospital Discharge and Care Coordination Services

PCCS and Just Better Care – provide a hospital to home transition service aimed at reducing the likelihood of re-admission to hospital after discharge. They also provide care coordination services for patients that are otherwise at risk of hospitalisation. More information.

Improving Access to End of Life Care Services

Specialist palliative care provider, HammondCare, was commissioned by the Sydney North Health Network and continues to provide quality End of Life Care education and training for staff working in residential aged care across Northern Sydney. More information.

Social Work Service to Support GPs

Primary and Community Care Services (PCCS) and Community Care Northern Beaches (CCNB) to provide a Social Work Service to Support GPs to assist in the prevention of hospital admission or re-admission for patient’s living with chronic or complex health care conditions. More information.

GP After Hours Services

Sydney Medical Services Cooperative LTD provides after hours services to the Cowan, Brooklyn and Wiseman’s Ferry area. More information.