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2023 AGM and Health Symposium – Primary healthcare reform: facilitating change across the primary care sector

Thu 2nd November @ 6:30 pm

Face-to-face registrations have closed, but you can still register for the live-streamed webinar here.

A Symposium on Strengthening Medicare, Health Equity, Integration and Team-Based Care 

Join us for the 2023 AGM and Health Professionals Symposium. 

Our expert panel will discuss primary care reform, including the Strengthening Medicare initiative (access, integration and coordination), and the importance of multidisciplinary care within primary care. We’ll explore how you can embrace the current changes to improve practice and patient outcomes.  

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu 


The AGM and symposium will be held as a hybrid event, with the opportunity to attend face-to-face at The Concourse, Civic Pavilion, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood or via livestream. There is no cost to attend. 

To register for the face-to-face event (gourmet canapés and drinks provided) at The Concourse, Civic Pavilion, please scroll down and complete the registration form. 

To register for the live-streamed webinar, click here.

To view printable invitation, please click here

Thu 2nd November

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


6:30pm: Registration, canapes, and trade tables

7:00pm: AGM (live-stream webinar commences)

7:30pm: Presentation and speakers’ panel

9:00pm: Close

The Concourse, Civic Pavilion
409 Victoria Ave
Chatswood NSW
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This is an RACGP-approved CPD activity under the RACGP CPD Program - Activity Number: (activity number 59475) | Activity Type EA 1.5 hours


Leanne Wells, MC: Leanne Wells is Special Adviser to the Policy, Advocacy and Stakeholder Engagement team at 89 Degrees East and Chair of the Expert Consumer and Community Panel at ASPIRE, the Australian Social Prescribing Institute for Research and Education.

Dr Michael Bonning, President of AMA (NSW) and GP: Dr Bonning has a wealth of clinical, teaching and medico-political experience. He is a General Practitioner in Sydney’s Inner West in addition to serving on the Board of AMA (NSW).

Dr Daniel Nour, Founder of Street Side Medics and Young Australian of the Year 2022: Dr Nour is a Junior Doctor, having graduated from James Cook University in 2019. Identifying a gap in the healthcare of vulnerable people in NSW, he founded Street Side Medics in August 2020 – a not-for-profit, GP-led mobile medical service for people experiencing homelessness.

Cathy Baynie, Registered Nurse and Practice Manager: Cathy has career-long experience in the Health Industry, much of this spent in Primary Health Care.  Cathy is a Registered Nurse and Certified Practice Manager, having managed both general (multi-disciplinary) and specialist practices.

Errol Lim, Physiotherapist: Errol has been a Physiotherapist for 25 years. He is co-founder and managing Director of BJC Health, a multidisciplinary rheumatology centre with three clinics in Sydney.

Sana Issa, Pharmacist: With over 35 years of diverse pharmacy experience, Sana Issa is an accomplished pharmacist and business leader, with a deep understanding of clinical service delivery within the community pharmacy setting.

Sarah Barter, Consumer Advocate: Sarah lives in Lane Cove and is mum to two young boys. She is passionate about developing an integrated health and community care system that delivers quality, person-centered care. She is an experienced consumer advocate working with Sydney North Health Network Community Council and the Royal North Shore Hospital Consumer Participation Committee.

  • GPs
  • Nurses
  • Practice managers
  • Practice staff
  • SNHN members
  • Health professionals
  • Aged Care Staff
  • NSLHD Staff
  • Community Health Organisations
  • Describe primary healthcare reform
  • Identify the importance of team-based care within a primary care setting
  • Interpret health equity and access within primary care
There is no cost to attend this event


Brooke Jay, Clinical Engagement Manager – 9432 8250 or bjay@snhn.org.au

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