About CESPHN Central and Eastern Sydney PHN
What are Primary health networks?
Primary health networks (PHNs) have been established with the key objectives of increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of medical services for individuals, particularly those at risk of poor health outcomes. They also aim to improve coordination of care to ensure people receive the right care in the right place at the right time.
PHNs are not for profit, regionally based organisations which aim to strengthen primary care by redirecting frontline health services to improve health outcomes of the community.
The mental health pages have been updated!
CESPHN funds a range of mental health and psychosocial services to support individuals. All services are person-centred and targeted to support the person’s individual needs, applying a stepped-care approach to find the program that is most suitable for the level of support required. Services are appropriate for a range of community and cultural groups and are offered both online and in person throughout the region.
The Central and Eastern Sydney PHN Immunisation Program aims to reduce the incidence of vaccine preventable diseases in the community by providing appropriate and timely information to immunisation providers and the community, and promote the delivery of the National Immunisation Program (NIP).
We support general practices to:
- Deliver immunisation services in accordance with the National Immunisation Program and the NSW Immunisation Schedule
- Improve CESPHN childhood immunisation coverage rates through review of overdue reports
- Meet obligation for mandatory reporting of immunisation encounters to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR)
- Maintain vaccine potency and efficacy by adopting cold chain management (CCM) processes in accordance with the National requirements and NSW requirements