SOUTH WESTERN MELBOURNE

Important Update: ATAPS Referrals over the Christmas/New Year break

 

ATAPS Referrals over the Christmas/New Year break Attention General Practitioners and other health care professionals who refer to ATAPS: Our office will be closed from Friday 19th December until Friday 2nd January, and will reopen on Monday 5th January. ATAPS referrals received during this time will not be processed until after the 5th of January.  Please also note patients referred to ATAPS from mid to late December may not be seen by...

admin, Wednesday 10 December 2014

Expression of Interest: Online Clinical Support Tools for General Practice

 

South Western Melbourne Medicare Local (SWMML) is pleased to announce that we have secured the following Online Clinical Support Tools for General Practices in Wyndham and Hobsons Bay. We are inviting EOI from those GPs who wish to have access to the following: ·         Map of Medicine internationally acclaimed care pathways solution which gives you the power to improve the decision making and referral quality at the point of care...

admin, Friday 3 October 2014

Community Night Wrap-Up: Wyndham manning up to talk mental health

 

South Western Melbourne Medicare Local (SWMML) joined Wyndham local’s Chris McMinn and Luke Wenlock on June 21, to talk mental health and break down the stigma around mental illness. The event was organised and run by the pair, and successfully brought together more than 90 local community members and provided them with a chance to get to know their local mental health professionals, general practitioners and local government...

admin, Wednesday 2 July 2014

It's all about YOUth!

 

A-League soccer superstar, Archie Thompson joined SWMML on June 20 to take more than 170 local high school students on a journey to better health and wellbeing.After the success of last year’s ‘Youth Event’, the need for more health-focussed events aimed at youth in the community was evident in the feedback received from students and teachers, and SWMML's 2014 'It's All About YOUth' event was designed to target young people and talk...

admin, Thursday 26 June 2014

Primary Care Conference Wrap-Up

 

SWMML held its inaugural Primary Care Conference on May 24, at d'Olive Receptions in Point Cook. The event was a success, with over 120 registrations and drawing together more than 25 per cent of GPs within Hobsons Bay and Wyndham, and provided an arena for discussion and networking amongst the region’s highly skilled allied health and health service providers.The event offered a chance for all primary healthcare providers to address the...

admin, Monday 26 May 2014

Kidz Talk: Providing Support for Children and Families

 

On February 17, South Western Melbourne Medicare Local in partnership with drummond street services, launched the child mental health service, Kidz Talk for children aged 0-11.   The program will provide a no-cost, enhanced service for children in the Hobsons Bay and Wyndham areas by supporting children at risk of developing, or who are experiencing mild to moderate emotional, mental health or behavioural difficulties.   In addition to...

admin, Wednesday 5 March 2014