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Collaboration is the key to developing primary health care

Collaboration is the key to developing primary health care

5 July 2013

The Centre is working with South Eastern Sydney Local Health District and the South Eastern and Eastern Sydney LHDs as they develop a more integrated approach to primary health care. Gawaine Powell Davies sits on the Collaboration Committee with the Local Health District and Medicare Locals and is part of a group overseeing a consultancy to develop a shared framework for developing primary health care.

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The Biggest Losers are...Study shows that poor health literacy has a direct effect on obesity outcomes

The Biggest Losers are...Study shows that poor health literacy has a direct effect on obesity outcomes

5 July 2013

The Centre Obesity Management and Prevention Research Excellence in Primary Health Care pilot study into disadvantaged adults has just been completed. This study aimed to explore the feasibility of enhancing preventive care for patients with low health literacy in Australian primary care.

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Message from Professor Mark Harris – Executive Director

Message from Professor Mark Harris – Executive Director

5 July 2013

We aim to keep our many partners, supporters and stakeholders informed about the Centre's work. Our partners play a critial role in the work of the centre, especially in the conduct of our research and its translation into policy and practice. So please let us know if you find the newsletter useful and let us have any suggestions or contributions.

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Sydney home care scheme goes global

16 October 2012

A home care visiting scheme pioneered by University of New South Wales researchers that helps vulnerable pregnant women has been so successful in Sydney that it’s going global.

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Focus on managing obesity

Focus on managing obesity

2 July 2012

The University of New South Wales will host a new centre targeting primary care in obesity to improve access to services and management of the widespread, chronic condition.

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