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Illawarra Shoalhaven Medicare Local - otitis media program

 

Overview

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Medicare Local - otitis media program aims to enhance the capacity of primary health care providers in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region of New South Wales (NSW) to provide high quality treatment for otitis media (OM) in Indigenous children.

The program will provide practices located in areas of high need with support to train their staff in providing quality ear health checks for children aged 3-12 years. In addition, Koori child health clinics will be supported to deliver professional development to Aboriginal health workers and nurses throughout the region on the utilisation of the updated Clinical care guidelines on the management of otitis media in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations.

In 2015 The Illawarra Shoalhaven Medicare Local was renamed Grand Pacific Health.

Abstract adapted from Illawarra Shoalhaven Medicare Local

Contacts

Grand Pacific Health
Wollongong Office
Suite 3, Level 1,
336 Keira St
PO Box 1198
Wollongong NSW 2500
Ph: (02) 4220 7600
Fax: (02) 4226 9485
Nowra Office
107 Scenic Drive
PO Box 516
Nowra NSW 2541
Ph: (02) 4448 2255
Fax: (02) 4448 2288

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Last updated: 12 May 2015
 
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