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Partners in Health July 2020

Newly launched PHN website prioritises clinicians and community

Brisbane North PHN is excited to announce the launch of our new website, now live at www.brisbanenorthphn.org.au.

After many months of consultation and design, our new website is more responsive, easier to navigate, and more user friendly than ever.

During its development, we prioritised clear and easily accessible information for both clinicians and community in the North Brisbane and Moreton Bay region.

Brisbane North PHN announces new CEO

The Board of Directors of Brisbane North PHN is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Libby Dunstan as the new CEO of our PHN.

Libby has been with the PHN as its Deputy CEO since 2017 and was selected by the Board to lead our organisation after an extensive executive recruitment process.

Providing support for carers following an attempted suicide of a loved one

Brisbane North is one of two regions in Australia chosen to pilot a new evidence-based resource providing information and advice for people close to someone who has attempted suicide.

The You Are Not Alone website has been created by national mental health charity SANE Australia together with research partners University of New England and the University of Sydney, with information about the resource being disseminated locally by Brisbane North PHN.

Contract signed for headspace in Pine Rivers

Earlier this year, Brisbane North PHN undertook a competitive tendering process for a new headspace centre in Pine Rivers. We are excited to announce that Open Minds was selected as the lead agency who will be responsible for establishing and operating the new headspace centre.