As you’re aware South Western Sydney Medical Local (SWSML) has been successful in securing the tender for the South Western Sydney PHN (SWSPHN). SWSPHN will commence operating on the 1st July 2015.
During this transition, the new SWSPHN website will be under construction and have limited functionality. If you have any questions or concerns please complete the Contact Us online form and we will endevour to respond within 2 business days. If the matter is urgent you can contact us by calling 1300 179 765.
Pertussis Immunisation for Pregnant Women
19th June 2015
We are writing to you to outline plans for implementation of pertussis immunisation of pregnant women in antenatal clinics in South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) and improved systems for collecting information about pertussis and influenza vaccine administration. ... more
Looking for ways to improve on-time vaccination of infants?
16th June 2015
An iPad app designed to keep infant immunisations on-schedule is being tested by researchers from The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. This is a great way to trial a cost free SMS reminder system for childhood immunisations at your practice. The researchers will supply everything you need to test th... ... more
More After Hours PIP incentive details revealed
26th May 2015
The Commonwealth Government has announced further details of its new PIP Afters Hours incentive, revealing the new system will include five payment levels, ranging from $1 to $11, and will be available to eligible general practices registered for the PIP. ... more
OMRIG funding re-directed in Budget changes
19th May 2015
As part of the 2015 Budget, the Federal Government announced that funding for the Outer Metropolitan Relocation Incentive Grant (OMRIG) will be re-directed to the General Practice Rural Incentives Programmes to support doctors working in rural areas. ... more
Health funding uncertainty continues with lack of Budget detail
14th May 2015
South Western Sydney Medicare Local has cautiously welcomed Tuesday night’s Federal Budget which acknowledged the important role of Primary Health Networks in shaping the future of health. ... more
Rheumatic fever workshops for GPs
6th May 2015
Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia (RHDA) is holding the ’Think ARF Stop RHD’ workshops on May 11 and 12.
Antenatal Shared Care Policy Update
5th May 2015
South Western Sydney Local Health District has recently updated two policies that are relevant to antenatal shared care. ... more
Free Community and Aged Care Forum in Bankstown
1st May 2015
South Western Sydney Medicare Local is holding a free Community and Aged Care Health Forum at the Bankstown Sports Club, on Saturday, June 13, from 11am to 3pm. ... more