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Councils can assist in recovery

Murray PHN has received funding through the Commonwealth Government’s Bushfire Recovery Community Wellbeing and Participation measure for non-clinical community-based supports. These supports can include additional social workers, programs/events or workers attending events, and activities that increase the awareness of mental health issues and access to support, particularly among priority groups. The funded activity is to…
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Nurse immuniser training program

Murray PHN is pleased to offer fully funded registrations to support local Registered Nurses (Division 1) working in general practice in the Murray PHN region, to complete the accredited Immunisation Endorsement Program and become registered nurse immunisers. Click here to learn more and apply. Registrations have been extended, now closing 5pm on Friday 5 March.
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Health Voices Survey Results | October 2020

Murray PHN regularly speaks to local communities about the health issues that impact most on people’s lives. By identifying the health gaps and needs of our communities, we can work to address these issues and ensure that the primary health care system is as effective, efficient and equitable as possible for people living in the…
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Recapping the year that was 2020

Murray PHN is pleased to release its annual Report to the Community, aptly titled "a year like no other". This year's report offers a video-rich snapshot and insights into the experiences of our team during a very busy, very unusual year. Click here to read and watch our 2020 Report to Community.
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New Murray HealthPathways website

The Murray HealthPathways team have adopted a new mobile-friendly HealthPathways platform, to ensure our users can access valuable pathway information no matter what device they’re using. The platform incorporates all the same clinical guidance in a local context, but does so with a clean, contemporary design and added features to make accessing HealthPathways easier and…
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#SharetheBear to support mental health

HeadtoHelp is a free mental health support service open to Victorians (and people living in our border communities) whose mental health has been impacted by the pandemic. It is available to people of any age, including children, young people and older adults, and is open to families, carers and people experiencing addiction. By calling 1800 595 212, people…
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First HeadtoHelp mental health hubs open

New mental health clinics for Victoria Murray PHN’s first two HeadtoHelp mental health hubs opened on Monday 14 September 2020, in Bendigo and Wodonga. Anyone struggling with the impact of COVID on their lives can access free mental health support by calling 1800 595 212 between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. HeadtoHelp hubs, set…
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New mental health clinics for Victoria

New mental health clinics for Victoria On 17 August, the Australian Government announced $26.9m of new funding to establish 15 dedicated mental health clinics (hubs) across Victoria and support people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The hubs will be located in existing health clinics or sites to give people access to a range of supports and provide referrals…
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New counselling service launched

Talk it Out  Murray PHN has launched a new counselling service to help community members with a variety of emotional issues, including anxiety, depression, isolation and loneliness. Talk it Out is a free phone and online counselling service for people in the Murray PHN region who are feeling the pressures and stresses of everyday life.…
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