Primary Health Quarterly

Primary Health Quarterly (formerly Sydney Health Issue) is the quarterly e-magazine of Central and Eastern Sydney PHN. This publication is issued to more than 6,000 general practitioners, practice nurses, practice managers, allied health professionals, community organisations and stakeholders across the Central and Eastern Sydney region.

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December 2021

The summer edition of the Primary Health Quarterly features an outgoing message from our CEO, Dr Michael Moore who has been with CESPHN since its inception in July 2015. He is leaving the organisation in excellent health after overseeing two very challenging years during COVID. Topics in this edition include:

  • Our lead article on healthcare 'influencers' spotlighting the importance of facts over fiction when making health related decisions
  • Its 2021: Axe the Fax
  • Collaborative Multicultural Community Wellbeing Campaign
  • Embrace: Building CESPHN's cultural responsiveness
  • The law and Domestic Violence 
  • My Health Record: Integrating Care
  • TEAMs program for adolescents - enjoy a healthy Christmas
  • Our mental health services including Headstart and Head to Health
  • Co-morbidity mental health and drug and alcohol resources package
  • and more!

Primary Health Quarterly - December 2021

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September 2021

This edition of Primary Health Quarterly has a focus on women's health and covers a range of different topics including:

  • COVID-19 vaccinations including a Q&A with a vaccine expert
  • Reproductive coercion and domestic violence in pregnancy
  • 3D printing technology
  • Providing culturally responsive care
  • Multilingual resources to support mental health
  • New mental health services in the region
  • GPCanShare - GP Cancer Support line
  • Project GROW
  • and more!

Primary Health Quarterly - September 2021

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