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Transitioning to the New National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards

The NSQHS Standards (second edition) have been endorsed by health ministers and will be launched in November 2017. Assessment to the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards (second edition) will begin from 1 January 2019. Health service organisations will be informed of the transition arrangements for accreditation well in advance of implementation. To […]

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A shift to healthy drinks at Wyndham and Melton did not affect the bottom line

Sport and recreation facilities offer an opportunity to have a positive impact on community health, not only through the chance to be physically active but also through the food and drinks available and promoted to customers. Wyndham and Melton City Councils committed to making a positive change by adopting the Victorian Government Healthy Choices: policy  guidelines […]

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The Radar Edition 19

Find out what’s ‘Hot in the Region’ from October 15th to October 31st 2017 in our newsletter The Radar. Watch our latest ‘Two Minutes ot Spin It’ film stars showcase their local project, and see fortnightly news and event updates as well as ‘Blips on the Radar’ here.

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Launching Sep 21st: FoodChecker!

Get a free and instant assessment of the food and drinks you supply with a new Victorian Government website, FoodChecker! FoodChecker is the new online way to review menus, products and recipes against Victorian food and drink guidelines for: long day care centres schools food outlets and catering in: hospitals and health services sport and […]

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Tipping the Scales: Australian Obesity Prevention Consensus

Thirty-four leading community, public health, medical and academic groups have today united for the first time to call for urgent Federal Government action to address Australia’s serious obesity problem. In the ground-breaking new action plan, Tipping the Scales, the agencies identify eight clear, practical, evidence-based actions the Australian Federal Government must take to reduce the enormous […]

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The Radar Edition 18

Find out what’s ‘Hot in the Region’ from October 1st to October 15th 2017 in our newsletter The Radar. Watch our latest ‘Two Minutes ot Spin It’ film stars showcase their local project, and see fortnightly news and event updates as well as ‘Blips on the Radar’ here.

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OEHCSA Partners Breakfast and Strategic Plan launch

On Tuesday Sepember 5th, we welcomed our partners to a breakfast at Club Kilsyth to launch our Strategic Plan 2021. Our partners heard from Danny Vadasz (CEO, Health Issues Centre) about health reform and innovative ways to reach the less heard voices in our community. After an introduction to our Strategic Plan, we then screened […]

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Women’s Health Survey Results 2017

The voices of women from all over Australia have been heard and the Jean Hailes 2017 survey results are now available. The Jean Hailes Women’s Health Survey is an annual national study designed to help better understand the health information needs and behaviours of women living in Australia. The Jean Hailes for Women’s Health 2017 […]

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The Radar Edition 17

Find out what’s ‘Hot in the Region’ from September 16th to September 30th 2017 in our newsletter The Radar. See fortnightly news and event updates as well as ‘Blips on the Radar’ here.

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EMPHN Stepped Care Model: feedback wanted

EMPHN have continued their co-design journey with stakeholders as part the development of our Mental Health Stepped Care Model. They are seeking feedback to further shape their Stepped Care Model.  If you would like to provide input, please read the attached discussion paper and complete the online survey by 4pm on Friday 8 September 2017. […]

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