Rob Preston, Health Promotions Officer, Yarram and District Health Service competed in the Coast to Coast World Multi-Sport Championships last month in New Zealand. The race included running, white water kayaking and road cycling over a 243 kilometres. Several thousand competed in the two day course but Rob was one of 150 competitors attempting the race in one day. Rob did … [Read more...] about Rob Preston, YDHS competes in the Coast to Coast World Multi-Sport Championships!
Wellington Primary Care Partnership are excited to announce that they have been recently recognised by the Victorian Government as in an employer of choice after reaching statewide benchmarks for physical activity, healthy eating, smoking, alcohol and mental health under the Achievement Program. Wellington Primary Care Partnership is the first workplace to achieve this status … [Read more...] about Wellington Primary Care Partnership gets tick from State Government
Last Monday Helen attended the Better Care Victoria (BCV) Innovation Fund forum held at Latrobe Regional Hospital. The forum provided an update on the recent work of BCV, including highlights of previously funded projects, and introduced the new 2018-19 funding round. There are currently 11 sector-led BCV Innovation Fund projects that are currently being rolled out from the … [Read more...] about Better Care Victoria Innovation Fund 2018-19 Regional Forum
Travelling to access specialist services often places a large burden for patients in Rural areas. Flying Doctor Telehealth offers the opportunity for patients to access specialist services, without leaving their community. Flying Doctor Telehealth offers access to Bulk Billed Endocrinology, Respiratory, Cardiology and Psychiatry specialists on a secure platform. Features of … [Read more...] about Expression of Interest for Flying Doctor Telehealth
The Victorian Primary Care Partnerships (PCPs) are pleased to announce the launch of the Vic PCP Online Health Literacy Course. The course has been designed for Victorian health and human service organisations to build knowledge and skills in health literacy responsiveness. The course is available free of charge at www.vicpcphealthliteracycourse.com.au (we recommend using … [Read more...] about Vic PCP Online Health Literacy Course
Due to the Dairy Farmers' Crisis, the State Government has invested money into Mental Health First Aid for the dairy farming communities. Further to the standard courses run in Yarram and Maffra last year, we have been successful in gaining additional funding for a Youth Mental Health First Aid Course run through Neighbourhood Houses in Heyfield in April and two courses in … [Read more...] about Youth Mental Health First Aid