MBS changes and information
MBS item number changes – Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF)
The new item number changes for March 2018 have been released and clarification from MBS provides an understanding on the correct method of billing and utilising the new 90001 and 90002 item numbers.
Additional funding toward western Victoria’s aged care community including mental health supports
Western Victoria Primary Health Network (PHN) welcomes the Government’s latest funding allocations to help support older Australians with more aged care options.
SafeScript Saving Lives In Western Victoria
SafeScript, the Australian-first real-time prescription monitoring system rolled out by the Andrews Labor Government, is already saving lives and keeping patients with prescription medication addictions safe from harm.
Alcohol levy study: Wimmera health groups say tax only part of the puzzle
WIMMERA health groups believe there is a need for greater understanding about alcohol-related harms.
It comes as Deakin University analysis released this week shows a levy based on alcoholic content could help reduce consumption and lead to significant health benefits, particularly in reducing obesity rates.
CAMPERDOWN nurse Beth Royal’s commitment to preventing female-specific cancers in the wider community has earned her this year’s Primary Health Care Nurse Excellence Award.
Based at the Robinson Street Medical Centre, Mrs Royal received the Western Victoria Primary Health Network award in Geelong last week.