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Browse our programs below or contact a program officer to see how we can support you to provide the best care for your patients.

Aboriginal Health

The role of mainstream General Practice in Aboriginal Health Mainstream primary care has an important role in ensuring better service provision, including improved health assessment uptake. The CESPHN Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing program aims to improve the capacity of mainstream…

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Aged Care

Aged Care Approximately 224,000 people, or 14 per cent of people in our region are aged 65 years and over. This number is predicted to increase a further 43% to 320,000 by 2031. To support the health needs of our…

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Become an ANSC GP

Become an ANSC GP The GP Antenatal Shared Care (ANSC) programs in the CESPHN region are: GPs wishing to participate in the ANSC program are required to submit an online application form and fulfil the registration requirements.  There is an…

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Cancer Management

Cancer Management Adult cancer care in the CESPHN region is provided across two local health districts, Sydney Local Health District (SLHD), South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD), and one health network, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney (SVHS), encompassing nine cancer…

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Cancer Screening

Cancer Screening On this page: The National Cancer Screening Register The National Cancer Screening Register has been established in order to fully support cervical and bowel cancer screening pathways, from initial invitation and screening through to diagnosis including management, quality…

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Child and Family Health

Child and family health CESPHN recognises that child health is a key priority issue, with rates of developmentally vulnerable children higher in this region compared to the national average. The Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) measures development vulnerability through the…

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Chronic Disease Management

The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) aims to encourage general practices to continue providing quality care, enhance capacity, and improve access and health outcomes for patients. To participate in the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) you must meet ongoing eligibility requirements. Practices…

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Domestic and Family Violence

Domestic and family violence GPs and Allied Health Professionals have an important role to play in addressing domestic and family violence (DFV) in our community. They are often the first point of contact for victim survivors due to physical injuries and…

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Drug and Alcohol Support

Drug and alcohol support CESPHN is funded to increase the capacity of the drug and alcohol treatment sector and achieve improved health and social outcomes for individuals, families, and communities at risk of, or currently affected by, drug and alcohol…

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GP Antenatal Shared Care Program

To improve maternal and child wellbeing by supporting clinicians in the provision of integrated antenatal and postnatal care. This will be achieved through collaborations with key stakeholders, commissioned initiatives and workforce education and training.

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Immunisation Immunisation Program Officers  Contact our team: Our purpose 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…

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Intellectual Disability

Intellectual Disability GROW is a CESPHN service that aims to enhance the role of primary care providers to meet the complex health needs of people with intellectual disability. This project is a component of the National Roadmap for Improving the Health of…

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Lifestyle Modification

Healthy lifestyles and information Adopting a healthy lifestyle is an important element of chronic disease management. Living a healthy lifestyle includes: For relevant clinical information, please view Sydney Healthpathways and South East Sydney Healthpathways 

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Mental Health

Mental Health A large percentage of Central and Eastern Sydney PHN’s (CESPHN) funding is directed towards initiating programs to support the needs of people dealing with mental health issues in the region. These activities are undertaken in partnership and consultation with…

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My Health Record

My Health Record The Australian Government has legislated that a My Health Record will be created for all Medicare and Department of Veterans’ Affairs card holders in Australia, unless they chose not to have one and opted out. My Health…

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Palliative Care

Advance Care Planning What is Advance Care Planning? Advance Care Planning (ACP) involves a patient thinking about, and communicating to others how they would like to be treated in the future if they have a condition where they can no longer…

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Sexual Health and Viral Hepatitis

Sexual Health and Viral Hepatitis CESPHN recognises that sexual health is a key priority issue, having the highest rates of STIs in the state, with all STIs increasing across the region, with the exception of HIV. The areas within the…

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