Objectives and expected benefits of integrated care

The objectives of the statewide NSW Integrated Care Strategy are to transform how we deliver care to improve health outcomes for patients and reduce costs deriving from inappropriate and fragmented care, across hospital and primary care services.

Keeping the North Coast Well This Winter

Every winter, there is a surge in healthcare demand both in the community and hospitals. Older and frail patients are especially vulnerable during this time.

End Of Life Care July Newsletter
Winter Strategy making an impact for North Coast residents
The past month has been a busy time for practices as they identify, enrol and provide additional care for their winter watch list patients.
ACI Visit - Patient Reported Measures in NNSW

On the Morning of Friday 14 July Mel Tinsley, Program Manager, Patient Reported Measures, Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) presented to local LHD staff on Outcomes Measurement.
Specialised Osteoarthritis Screening (SOS) Clinic
received over 30 referrals in it's first month of operation, 60% from Specialists and 40% are from GPs.
Leading Better Value Care
Eight initiatives have been identified for focus across the health system encouraging a more collaborative, whole-of-system approach, delivering better value healthcare to our patients.
My Aching Joints Event was Excellent!
This event was a collaborative effort between the NCPHN, NNSWLHD and also involved HealthPathways.

The Joint Approach
July Newsletter

NNSW Integrated Care Strategy - Status Report May 2017