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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

Apply Now for Indigenous Nurse Practitioner Scholarships

Hunter Primary Care announces the launch of the second round of Indigenous Nurse Practitioner Scholarships for 2017, as part of its commitment to improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Hunter rural region.

The Hunter Primary Care Indigenous Nurse Practitioner Scholarships will fund 90% of the course fees for an Indigenous Read more

New Indigenous mental health and drug & alcohol services launched

Hunter Primary Care is pleased to announce the launch of two new health services: an Indigenous mental health program and a drug and alcohol treatment service; which will provide much-needed support to the Hunter community.

The launch of the Yudhilidin program will link Indigenous people with severe mental illness with vital mental health and primary health Read more

Design a Hoody Competition Launches

To coincide with National Close the Gap Day and National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June 2017), the inaugural Hunter Primary Care 2017 Indigenous Youth Design a Hoody Competition has been launched to encourage, showcase and celebrate the incredible local talent of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists across the Hunter region.

The competition is open Read more

The first #headspaceday is coming to Newcastle

#headspaceday will be celebrated for the first time around Australia on Tuesday 11 October. We are asking everyone in Newcastle and the surrounding areas to be part of this important day and come together to raise much needed awareness about youth mental health.
Celebrities, sports stars, musicians and politicians will be wearing #headspaceday Access All Areas Read more

Winners of 2016 Indigenous Youth Art Competition announced

The Hunter Primary Care 2016 Indigenous Youth Art Competition winning prize has been awarded to Samantha Potts for her painting, Midnight.

Samantha, a year 10 Indigenous student at All Saints College, St Peter’s Campus Maitland, was presented with her prize yesterday alongside School Principal, Mr Bernard Burgess and Aboriginal Support Assistant, Michelle Lane. Samantha was awarded Read more

Using music to break down the barriers and stigma surrounding mental health

On Tuesday 28 June, Aboriginal students from Newcastle High School will launch a video clip which expresses their views on mental health through hip hop. The launch will form part of the NAIDOC Week celebrations at Newcastle High School.

headspace Newcastle has been working with a group of students for a period of four weeks to Read more

Countdown is on until the 2016 Vinnies CEO Sleepout

Tomorrow evening, Thursday 23 June, a team from Hunter Primary Care will be joining fellow CEOs and senior executives around the country in braving the cold, winter weather in a bid to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness. This year the Newcastle event will be held at Hunter Stadium.

Dr Kevin Sweeney, Chief Executive Officer of Read more

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