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Community Advisory Councils | Have your say on local health

Local people with an interest in health, wellbeing and health care are invited to support Murray PHN to establish Community Advisory Councils across their region. Community members are encouraged to attend one of the 13 planned consultation forums occurring through April and May and apply for membership to the Community Advisory Councils.
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Close the Gap Day

Murray PHN is holding several ‘Close the Gap Day’ events throughout region for Close the Gap Day. ‘Close the Gap’ is a national strategy that aims to reduce Indigenous disadvantage with respect to life expectancy, child mortality, access to early childhood education, educational achievement and employment outcomes. This was endorsed by the Australian Government in March 2008.
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Cancer screening participation | Top 10

Cancer screening data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), has the Murray PHN region has ranked in the top 10 for bowel, breast and cervical participation rates, out of the 31 PHNs areas across Australia.
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PHNs funded to tackle ice

The Federal Government announced yesterday that they will invest almost $300 million over four years to improve treatment, after care, education, prevention, support and community engagement to tackle the drug ice.
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Interim Clinical Council

Murray PHN is required by the Australian Government to establish a Clinical Council structure. The role of which is to provide strategic leadership, clinical advice and to make recommendations to the Murray PHN Board.
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PIP eHealth Incentive Consultation Paper

The Australian Government Department of Health has released the Practice Incentives Programms (PIP) eHealth Incentive Consultation Paper (September 2015). View the paper and find out how to respond before 9 October 2015 here.
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