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Good news stories

Mental health

Connecting patients to the right mental health support with the IAR decision support tool

The Initial Assessment and Referral (IAR) assists GPs in finding appropriate care at a local level for patients who present with mental health concerns.

Knowledge, planning and performance

Have your say to inform Brisbane North PHN’s next Health Needs Assessment

As part of our commissioning cycle, Brisbane North PHN undertakes a Health Needs Assessment (HNA) every three years.

Mental health

Refocus of Planning for Wellbeing for better community outcomes​

Implementation of the current Planning for Wellbeing regional plan for mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and suicide prevention (MHAODSP) has been extended until 2025, in line with national and statewide strategic planning.

Care coordination

Integrated Assessment Tool Live Trial

Partners 4 Health Regional Assessment Service took part in the Department of Health’s new Integrated Assessment Tool (IAT) Live Trail, which ran from April to late July this year.

Healthy ageing

Innovating Residential Aged Care Homes in our region with Telehealth

In the last 12 months, 72 (representing 85 per cent) of Residential Aged Care Homes (RACH) in the north Brisbane and Moreton Bay region have received a telehealth grant to upgrade their internet connectivity and digital health equipment.

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