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How to choose the right inhaler device for my patient: low-carbon respiratory care

Health Professional News

18 March 2024

This is the sixth and final part in a six-part e-news series presented by Sophie Timmins (Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Consultant), Katrina Tonga (Respiratory &…

AIR Tip: What is the difference between an immunisation provider and an information provider?

General Practice News

18 March 2024

The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) uses the following terminology: An immunisation provider is the provider who administered the vaccination. An information provider is the provider who recorded the vaccination,...

General practices, you can help to eliminate Hep C by 2030

General Practice News

29 January 2024

Hepatitis C is one of the leading causes of liver cancer in Australia, despite being a preventable and curable virus. Primary care practitioners can play…

MyMedicare: has your practice registered? Public awareness campaign begins February

General Practice News, News

23 January 2024

MyMedicare: the new voluntary patient registration model is well underway. It’s voluntary and free to register your practice and patients. It is open to Australians…

Expression of Interest: GP Workforce Advisor

Expressions of Interest, General Practice News

20 December 2023

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) is inviting expressions of interest from GPs with a knowledge of and passion for future workforce planning and GP training…

Support for community members suffering due to conflicts overseas


16 November 2023

As we see the ongoing overseas conflicts, we recognise the profound impact these conflicts may have on people’s mental health and well-being. In times of…

Seeking expressions of interest (EOI) – Identifying Risk of Frailty in General Practice Reseach Study

Aged Care News

15 November 2023

Frailty is a common syndrome that can affect up to 25% of your patients aged 70 and over. Frailty can increase your patients’ risk of…

ASPIRE to improve medication safety

News, Research and Surveys, SNHN News

8 November 2023

Medication safety has become both a national and PHN (Primary Health Network) health priority. Problems with medications are common at transitions of care, for example,...

SNHN’s response to the result of the Voice to Parliament, constitutional change Referendum of 14 October 2023

News, SNHN News

20 October 2023

On Saturday, 14 October, the Australian people were asked to vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on a single question.  “A Proposed Law: to alter the Constitution…

Go4Fun: free NSW Health program for children aged 7-13 years above a healthy weight

Community Health News

26 September 2023

Go4Fun program: Go4Fun is a free NSW Health program for children aged 7-13 years who are above a healthy weight, and their families. The program…

SNHN’s statement in favour of the Voice to Parliament


18 September 2023

Statement The Northern Sydney PHN operated by the Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) supports the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of our region in…

healthdirect Video Call COVID-19 GP Program extended to 31 Dec 2023

General Practice News

5 September 2023

The Department of Health and Aged Care has extended the healthdirect Video Call COVID-19 GP Program to 31 December 2023. We encourage you to continue…

Dementia Action Week, 18-24 Sep: Act now for a dementia-friendly future

Health Professional News

21 August 2023

Dementia Action Week 2023 is from 18-24 September, with World Alzheimer’s Day on Thursday 21 September. This year’s theme is Act Now for a Dementia-Friendly…

Cancer prevention and screening in general practice

General Practice News

21 August 2023

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) recently held an education session focusing on how to enhance participation of the eligible practice cohort in the national cancer…

New resources to help primary care professionals manage patients living with hepatitis B, as data shows Australia lagging behind treatment targets

Health Professional News

21 August 2023

Although in many cases, hepatitis B can be managed in primary care and by hepatitis B community s100 prescribers, less than 10% of people being…

My patient has cancer: is a clinical trial an option? New factsheet

General Practice News

16 August 2023

This new factsheet raises GP awareness of the role they may take in encouraging their newly diagnosed cancer patients to be informed about clinical trials…

Are you a shared antenatal care GP, or would you like to be?

General Practice News

16 August 2023

SNHN is currently updating the database of GPs who provide Shared Antenatal Care and are listed on the SNHN website.  We want to ensure that…

Residential Aged Care Virtual Care Service

Aged Care News, Digital Health News

16 August 2023

What is the Residential Aged Care Virtual Care Service? The Residential Aged Care Virtual Care Service (VCS) is a fully funded and voluntary service facilitated…

New cybersecurity resources for healthcare providers

Digital Health News

16 August 2023

The Australian Digital Health Agency has launched a podcast and two new eLearning modules, designed to support healthcare providers to avoid cyber security threats and…

New long COVID service and advice line for GPs

General Practice News

16 August 2023

The Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) has recently launched the Northern Sydney Long COVID service (NSLCS): The service will provide coordinated care for patients…

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