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Nurse Led Models of Primary Care Short Course

17 October 2013

Nick Zwar from CPHCE and Elizabeth Halcomb from University of Wollongong contributed to a successful short course organised by the University of Melbourne and the Australian Medicare Local Alliance on “Nurse Led Models of Care: Development, Implementation and Evaluation”, held in Melbourne on 20th September.

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Cancer Services win more funding for better communication

17 October 2013

The GP Unit, Cancer Services, the Ingham Institute and the SW Sydney Medicare Local have won a second $50,000 grant from the Cancer Institute of NSW to improve integration.

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Medicare Local-- how are they doing?

17 October 2013

Are Medicare Locals achieving their strategic aims? Are they on track to become effective Primary Health Care Organisations? These are questions that the Centre is asking as part of the national evaluation of Medicare Locals which is being conducted with Ernst and Young and Monash University.

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From South West Sydney to South Korea

17 October 2013

Emma Friesen has returned from the 2013 International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (iCREATe) in Gyoneggi-doSouth Korea. iCREATe brings together students, academic researchers and clinicians working in Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology fields. Although the delegates are primarily from the ASEAN nations, many research collaborations featured during the conference include North American and European research centres.

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PhD Successes

PhD Successes

17 October 2013

Congratulations to Patrick Harris and Cathy Kaplun who have recently been awarded their PhDs, Patrick for his work on the Health Impact Assessment and Public Policy and Cathy Kaplun for her studies on transition to school. 

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2013 Summer Courses

13 September 2013

NEW SUMMER SCHOOL COURSES IN AND NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER

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2013 Forum Highlight

21 August 2013

Thank you all for joining us at the 2013 CPHCE Annual Forum. The annual CPHCE Forum has become an important calendar event.  This year over 140 people from staff, research partners and colleagues from interstate attended and we hope to see you again next year.

Please feel free to check on those following links to review the presentation.

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Men’s business a secret no longer

Men’s business a secret no longer

21 August 2013

 “If we are serious about engaging men and boys in programs and campaigns to improve their health, we need to look at how they each live their lives as individuals, because the current one size fits all messages aren’t good enough.” -Professor  John  Macdonald  - international men's health expert 

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Ian Webster Oration by Professor Eileen Baldry

Ian Webster Oration by Professor Eileen Baldry

14 August 2013

Meet Casey - the $5.5 million 22 year old:

Or how we have created complex needs and what to do about it.

Professor Eileen Baldry, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences UNSW delivered the Ian Webster Health for all Oration. 

In Professor Baldry’s  words – “a story of tragedies, vicious cycles created in the lives of individuals and communities by compounding disability, disadvantage, discrimination, policy disasters and service silo-ing, refusal and neglect. But it is also a story of the potential for resilience, of greater equity and the creating of virtuous cycles of family and community support and shared and integrated human and social services.”

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