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Free helpline for Victorian health services

Victorian health services – Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations, general practice and pharmacy - can now access a free infection prevention helpline to help them keep their patients and staff safe. The helpline is manned by registered nurses from the Australian Primary Health Nurses Association, and is available by calling 1800 312 968 between 9am-5pm…
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New leadership roles at Murray PHN

Murray PHN CEO Matt Jones is pleased to announce two key appointments to our leadership team from July. Former CEO of Benalla Health, Janine Holland has been appointed as Murray PHN’s Chief Operations Officer for a six-month period, while the organisation recruits to the role. Janine has held senior roles at Benalla Health for more…
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Mental health in our region

We hear regularly in the media about the physical and mental health challenges faced by people across Australia. But health outcomes can be very different for people living in regional and rural areas than they are for people living in cities. Murray PHN is pleased to publish the first edition of its Murray Health Report,…
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Helping general practices to build business resilience

Murray PHN is pleased to launch the three-part Business Resilience Program; 'Insight, Learn, Develop', for general practices in our region. The Program will help practices build on their business models and tackle practice specific issues with direct support from leading general practice business consultant Medical Business Services. The first of three webinars is on 21 April and will focus on practice viability,…
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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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