Category Archives: News

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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Long COVID – what is known so far?

ABC Coronacast presenter Dr Norman Swan will host Murray PHN's upcoming webinar on Long COVID, featuring keynote speakers from the UK and the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce, Australia. Long COVID symptoms are an evolving situation worldwide. Significant research and collaboration are underway to better understand symptoms and management of patients with Long COVID, particularly…
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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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COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

The first group of Australians have started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. There are five phases or groups in the COVID vaccine rollout, focusing on protecting the most vulnerable Australians first. The vaccine will be free for all Australian citizens, permanent residents, and most visa-holders. A person's COVID vaccine priority group can be determined by using…
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New digital health specialist toolkit

A new resource is now available to assist private specialist practices to better understand and adopt digital health technologies which may support improved decision making and continuity of care. The Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) has co-developed the Digital Health Specialist Toolkit with input and testing from specialists and practice staff, and in support…
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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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