COVID-19 Resources for Practices

With COVID-19 numbers rising in Western Sydney, we recognise the essential work of primary care professionals in successfully delivering the vaccine rollout, stopping the spread of COVID-19, and protecting our community. The following resources are designed to help your practice deliver safe, quality care to your patients and staff during these challenging times.   Access […]

Caring for staff through COVID-19

  COVID-19 has changed the way that health professionals deliver patient-centred care. Public restrictions protecting against the pandemic have challenged normal practice, and the primary care sector has never been under so much pressure. Studies from Phoenix Australia, the Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, show that health care workers across the system are feeling the […]

Practices are Invited to Participate in a Free Trial: AuTOMATIC Study

To improve immunisation rates in Western Sydney, GPs are invited to be a part of the AuTOMATIC Study to determine whether personalised SMS reminders are effective for improving the uptake and timeliness of routine vaccination among children. This is a trial, and the cost of the SMS is free for participating practices. The latest data on […]

Management of Type 2 Diabetes: A Handbook for General Practices

The Royal Australian College of General Practices (RACGP) and Diabetes Australia have united to support GPs in their management of type 2 diabetes with the launch of Management of type 2 diabetes: a handbook for general practice. GP’s play a central role in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes within the community. The […]

Western Sydney’s Dr Sithamparapillai Thava Seelan Awarded OAM

Dr Sithamparapillai Thava Seelan, OAM We would like to congratulate Dr Thava Seelan from Bridgeview Medical Practice in Toongabbie, on being awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM), during the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. This prestigious award recognises individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service or contributions to their communities, with Dr Seelan being recognised for […]