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  • Growing the local Medical Practice Assistant workforce

    6 September 2023

    With mounting pressure on the general practice workforce, many practices are discovering the value of a Medical Practice Assistant (MPA). With skills to support both clinical and administrative functions, MPAs have the potential to increase practice efficiency and provide greater job satisfaction for the entire team.

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  • Focus on the Future - GP workforce in the ACT and NSW

    12 September 2022

    The Australian Government announced in 2017 that the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program would transition to the two general practice colleges - the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

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  • Rural health inquiry update

    20 May 2022

    A NSW Parliamentary Committee has tabled its report into Health outcomes and access to health and hospital services in rural, regional and remote NSW on 5 May 2022.

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  • Co-design improvements in partnership with Aboriginal people

    4 March 2022

    COORDINARE is committed to improving access to culturally sensitive and respectful primary care for the more than 24,000 people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander within South Eastern NSW. In June 2021, COORDINARE funded five mainstream general practices.

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  • Encouraging patients to live well with diabetes

    24 November 2021

    World Diabetes Day was Sunday 14 November 2021, focusing on the importance of improving access to diabetes care for all and the need for action to prevent diabetes and its complications.

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  • Improving chronic pain management for people in Southern NSW

    10 September 2021

    Chronic pain, also called persistent pain, affects one in five Australians over 45 years, with one in five people over 65 years experiencing moderate to severe pain that lasts for more than six months.

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  • Supporting patients with asthma and COPD

    1 September 2021

    National Asthma Awareness Week ran from 1-7 September, as a timely reminder for those with asthma to be aware of the risk of flare-ups during spring and thunderstorm season, and to talk with their GP or pharmacist about how they can keep safe and manage their asthma.

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  • Supporting patients with diabetes during COVID-19

    11 July 2021

    This National Diabetes week (11 - 17 July), COORDINARE sat down with Dr Kathy Michelmore of Lakeside Medical Practice to ask her about the challenges and importance of managing patients with Diabetes in the context of COVID-19.

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