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Education and Events



Saturday 3 December
Saturday 3 December
Thursday 8 December
Depression Dilemmas
Black Dog Institute
 Friday 9  December
Diabetes Foot Screening Program - Webinar - Improvement Foundation

SA has the highest rates of diabetes related amputation. How can we improve? Join this webinar Wednesday 7 December 2016 from 12:00-12:30pm (ACDT)
To register click here


Commonwealth Department of Health - Health Care Homes

General Practices in the Adelaide PHN region are encouraged to consider applying as this will allow you to continue to assess whether the program will be beneficial for your practice and is not a final commitment.

The Health Care Homes patient eligibility factsheet has been updated; and there is a new Health Care Homes stage one modelling fact sheet. Both are available at 

The first Health Care Homes webinar was held on 17 November. It is now available online. If you missed the live broadcast you can now view the full webinar at


Establishing a functional diabetic retinopathy screening service in General Practice and Primary Health Care services

Mater Group is pleased to launch an online practice implementation module which provides a comprehensive guide for clinicians and managers to establish a functional diabetic retinopathy screening service. 

The online module is based on the findings of a three year National Health and Medical Research Council trial and includes perspectives of patients and practitioners regarding optimal screening suitable for urban, rural and Aboriginal Medical Service Settings. It can be undertaken as a practice or GP-only training. 

Register now at


The Department of Social Services (DSS) and Centrelink are working in partnership to field test questions for a new assessment process for Carer Payment and Carer Allowance. For more information click here.

How should Australia take advantage of the opportunities that new technologies offer to improve health and care? What do Australians want and expect from a modern healthcare system?

The Australian Digital Health Agency wants to hear from you. Whether you’re a patient, a member of the public, a healthcare provider, scientist or researcher, entrepreneur or technology innovator. Tell us what is important to you so that what we do is shaped around what you need.

For more information visit

Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards 2017 Nominations Close Soon

The South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards recognise and acknowledge the significant contribution that nurses and midwives make to the community and their professions through their practice. You are invited to celebrate the achievements of nurses and midwives by nominating them for an Award in 2017. Nominations close 2 December, 2016. For further information and to nominate a nurse or midwife please click here

The Award winners will be announced at the Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards ceremony on Friday, 12 May 2017.

Adelaide PHN Career Opportunity - Immunisation Project Officer

To strategically enhance the immunisation program and associated activities, the Adelaide PHN is working together with the Country SA PHN to jointly implement the South Australia PHN Immunisation Hub (The Hub) to ensure a unified, ongoing immunisation focus across the State.
The Adelaide PHN currently have an opportunity for an Immunisation Project Officer to support the SA PHN Immunisation Hub Coordinator in progressing the successful establishment of The Hub

Applications close 12 noon on Monday 5th December 2016. For full details please click here

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