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Working towards Indigenous health equality

Hunter Primary Care will officially open its doors at its new office premises at Warabrook on Wednesday, to coincide with National Close the Gap Day this week.

Hunter Primary Care CEO, Brenda Ryan, said the event would be an opportunity to educate staff, external stakeholders and community members about the importance of improving health outcomes for Read more

What a Dietitian packs for school lunches

As we transition from the relaxed summer break morning into the structured and frantic morning rush that is associated with Back to School morning drop-offs, and the daily task of packing lunches it is more than understandable to see parents reach for the pre-packaged snacks to fill the lunch box.

We all know that a healthy Read more

Be SMART about your 2018 New Year’s resolution

With the New Year approaching, many of us will see this as the opportunity to start fresh, to write a new chapter in our lives and create a New Year’s resolution. Sadly for many, this new chapter ends early in the year and we digress from the new path we have taken, falling back into Read more

Hunter Primary Care Relocating to Warabrook

The Head office of Hunter Primary Care (HPC) will be moving to new premises at Warabrook from February 2018.

The new office is located at 7 Warabrook Boulevard, Warabrook.

Warabrook is located on the western side of Newcastle, near the suburbs of Mayfield and Waratah, just off Maitland Road (Pacific Highway). The new office has access to Read more

Community invited to Garden Party in Lemon Tree Passage

Local families from Tilligerry and surrounding areas, are invited to attend the Garden Party: Family Health, Wellbeing and Education Expo for a day of free entertainment and activities on Thursday 9 November at Henderson Park, Lemon Tree Passage.

The Garden Party is a community event hosted by a group of local organisations and initiatives, including The Read more

headspace Newcastle announces headspace day competition!

On Monday, October 9 people across Australia will come together to celebrate headspace day.headspace Day is an opportunity to support the 1 in 4 young Australians who experience a mental health issue in any given year.

headspace Day is an opportunity to support the 1 in 4 young Australians who experience a mental health issue in Read more

New CEO to head leading Hunter health care provider

Hunter Primary Care is pleased to announce the appointment of Brenda Ryan as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Chair of Hunter Primary Care, Dr Peter Hopkins, said, “We are delighted to be able to attract a CEO of Brenda’s experience and skill into this important role. We believe she will be an ideal fit to continue Read more

Grants to support general practice training – OPEN NOW

Do you have a passion for promoting and supporting general practice education and training? Grants are now available to help make your ideas a reality.
On behalf of the Valley to Coast Charitable Trust (VTC), Hunter Primary Care will be coordinating their grants program.

The VTC Trust aims to support the education and training of general Read more

Winners of Indigenous Design a Hoody Comp inspire through art

The Hunter Primary Care 2017 Indigenous Youth Design a Hoody Competition winner has been announced, to coincide with 2017 NAIDOC Week celebrations, beginning from July 2.

Congratulations to Kai Simon, a student from Newcastle High School, whose winning design was chosen from more than 30 entries and will be printed on a number of hoodies to Read more

New support service to help NDIS participants in the Hunter

Hunter Primary Care is pleased to announce the launch of the ChooseABILITY program, which will provide support coordination to people in the Hunter community living with a disability.

The launch of the ChooseABILITY program will link people in the Hunter, who have a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan and complex health needs, with vital primary Read more

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