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Eye health grant opportunity for primary care

In 2021, it was estimated that almost 180,000 Victorians aged 40+ had vision loss. Murray PHN is inviting expressions of interest (EOI) from general practices (including those in a community health or ACCHO setting), particularly those located in Swan Hill, Gannawarra, Loddon, Greater Shepparton, Strathbogie, Benalla, Moira, Murrindindi, Buloke and Mitchell local government areas, to participate in the Embedding…
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New project addresses palliative care needs across region

Death remains a taboo topic and is surrounded by fear, denial and removed or sterilised from discussion on a daily basis1. Australians are living longer due to advances in medical technology, but are still dying in their least preferred places; most at hospitals (54%), residential care (32%), with only few (14%) dying comfortably at home2.…
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Information and support for former Mildura Tristar patients

Accessing information and support in Mildura A dedicated and short-term helpline was established on Wednesday 7 September to assist former Tristar Mildura patients with care advice and information. The Mildura Helpline is now closed. People can continue to seek advice from the 24/7 Nurse on Call service by calling 1300 60 60 24. Local general…
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Doctors in Secondary Schools program vacancy

                    The Doctors in Secondary Schools program is now recruiting in our region. The program ensures students have quality and accessible primary care onsite at 100 Victorian schools. There is a current local vacancy at Rutherglen High School (2023). If you are a GP, nurse or…
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New winter vaccination campaign

Murray PHN has developed a free campaign to encourage people to get vaccinated against the flu and COVID-19. Health services, local organisations and community groups are invited to share the campaign, available free to download by clicking here.
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