Diabetes Lifestyle Program

Diabetes Lifestyle Program

GPs, Pharmacists and Allied Health professionals play a key role in type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention.  GPs are typically the first point of contact for people seeking health care, they are in a prime position to assess patients…

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Safe Discussion To Prevent Harm And Reduce Stigma

Safe Discussion to Prevent Harm and Reduce Stigma

Over the last six months, Gippsland PHN’s suicide prevention team in consultation with stakeholders and community groups has been supporting programs across the Latrobe Valley and Bass Coast areas on safe and responsible communication around mental health and suicide prevention.…

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New National Psychosocial Support Service

New National Psychosocial Support Service

Prior to the establishment of the NDIS, the Commonwealth Government funded services for people living with psychosocial disability through community service organisations with the following programs in Gippsland: Partners in Recovery (PIR) – commissioned through Gippsland PHN Personal Helpers and…

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Your NDIS Journey Information Sessions

Your NDIS Journey Information Sessions

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and local partners in the community, Latrobe Community Health Service and Link Health and Community, will be holding Your National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Journey information sessions and Early Childhood Early Intervention information sessions…

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Prevention And Early Diagnosis Of Melanoma

Prevention and Early Diagnosis of Melanoma

Melanoma is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in Australia, yet melanoma is primarily preventable. There is a key role for GPs in earlier diagnosis and treatment of melanoma and in the delivery of prevention messages. Melanoma is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in Gippsland with…

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