Federal Health Minister, Sussan Ley officially launched Northern Sydney PHN, operated by Sydney North Health Network, at Macquarie University on Wed 9th December. The launch was well attended by 200 guests including local general practitioners, representatives from mental health, aged care and youth services, allied health providers, representatives from the Department of Health and Local Health District, hospital executives and representatives from the newly formed Sydney North Clinical and Community Councils.
Speakers at the launch included:
- Dr John D’Arcy (Master of Ceremonies)
- Federal Health Minister The Hon. Sussan Ley (Keynote Speaker)
- Dr Magdalen Campbell, Chair Sydney North Health Network
- Lynelle Hales, CEO Sydney North Health Network
- Associate Professor Meredith Makeham, Australian Institute of Health Innovation
CEO Lynelle Hales was delighted with the launch and outlined a commitment moving forward by the Sydney North Health Network to deliver better health and better care to the people of Northern Sydney by responding to their local health needs, working in health programs and partnerships with local health providers and improving the health literacy of our community.
The launch was also a platform to highlight and outline the organisation’s new:
Northern Sydney PHN, operated by Sydney North Health Network, is one of 31 Primary Health Networks established by the Australian Government to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of medical services for the community. Our focus is on patients who are at risk of poor health outcomes and we work to improve the coordination of their care so they receive the right care, in the right place at the right time.
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