Member News

Home Care Packages data report and wait times

20 September 2017

Minister Wyatt has released the first Home Care Packages data report on operations since the reforms to home care began on 27 February 2017 through to 30 June 2017. The report presents data across four key categories: eligibility and assessment of home care consumers the national prioritisation process (including the number of packages assigned and the number of…

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Changes to the Cervical Smear Screening program – Working Group

20 September 2017

The Renewal of the National Cervical Screening Program will be implemented on 1 December 2017. Read more about the Future changes to the National Cervical Screening Program The Renewal is a strategy for reviewing the policy and operation of the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) . The aim of the Renewal is to ensure the continuing…

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New Look Comms!

20 September 2017

In response to member feedback the MSIA will be changing up the way we communicate. You can expect in your inbox – Mondays – Upcoming Events & Member Reminders Wednesdays – New Blog Posts and Quick News Links Fridays – Weekly Wrap up So you don’t miss a thing we will send important member communications…

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Presidents News Flash from Canberra

20 September 2017

Meeting with Stephen Kelly: National Manager Claiming. Our submission has had some effect and there is a new policy being released within days. I advised that our submission was made without knowledge of confirmed definitions so we reserved the right to make comments before the next draft.  Not sure if that will happen but in…

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MSIA Summit & AGM

12 September 2017

Wednesday, 8 November 2017 Rydges,  Melbourne, VIC Register Program

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Andrew Magennis Award Open for Nominations

12 September 2017

The award was created by the MSIA Executive in 2009 after Andrew Magennis stood down from formal roles in the Association. Over many years Andrew had been an active member of the association’s Executive. He also held positions as Secretary, Treasurer, and President, over a nine year period. The executive felt the need to recognise…

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ERG Wishlist

12 September 2017

The ERG is scheduled as a face to face meeting on Wednesday 13 September.  The MSIA “wishlist” can be downloaded via the below link. Should you have any additional requests please send these through to eo@msia.com.au   ERG WISHLIST

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WVPHN RTPM Survey

12 September 2017

Western Victoria Primary Health Network, as lead for the consortium developing and delivering the Real-Time Prescription Monitoring Prescriber and Pharmacist Training, has just released a training development survey.  This survey will collect important information about current training needs which will inform the development of training content. The survey will run from 23 August 2017 to…

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Australian Digital Health Agency Developer Partner Program – Launch Event Update

12 September 2017

The Australian Digital Health Agency recently hosted the developer partner program launch on Tuesday 4 July 2017 in Sydney and streaming interactive webcast to simultaneous events in Brisbane and Melbourne. If you missed the event we would welcome you to watch the event here: https://www.digitalhealth.gov.au/news-and-events/events/livestream-developer-partner-program-launch

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