Stress is a normal response to the pressures and demands of work. Some people thrive in high-pressure environments and enjoy the 'buzz' they get when they're facing a tight deadline or have an important presentation coming up. However, prolonged or excessive job stress over a significant period of time can be damaging to your mental health. Finding the right work-life … [Read more...] about Looking after yourself at work
On behalf of Wellington Primary Care Partnership, we are excited to announce that we will be coordinating Standard Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training for the community in April. This training is a Government initiative which is funded through Mental Health First Aid Australia supporting rural communities. This FREE training will be held over 4 nights (10, 11, 17 & … [Read more...] about FREE Mental Health First Aid Training
A Primary Care Partnership is an alliance of health and community care agencies, working together to improve the health and wellbeing of their communities. The following position is available at the WPCP: Health Promotion Coordinator This is a full time role and Health Promotion experience is essential. The successful applicant will work with a range of service providers, … [Read more...] about Health Promotion Coordinator Position Available!
Rob Preston, Health Promotions Officer, Yarram and District Health Service competed in the Coast to Coast World Multi-Sport Championships last month in New Zealand. The race included running, white water kayaking and road cycling over a 243 kilometres. Several thousand competed in the two day course but Rob was one of 150 competitors attempting the race in one day. Rob did … [Read more...] about Rob Preston, YDHS competes in the Coast to Coast World Multi-Sport Championships!
Wellington Primary Care Partnership are excited to announce that they have been recently recognised by the Victorian Government as in an employer of choice after reaching statewide benchmarks for physical activity, healthy eating, smoking, alcohol and mental health under the Achievement Program. Wellington Primary Care Partnership is the first workplace to achieve this status … [Read more...] about Wellington Primary Care Partnership gets tick from State Government
Last Monday Helen attended the Better Care Victoria (BCV) Innovation Fund forum held at Latrobe Regional Hospital. The forum provided an update on the recent work of BCV, including highlights of previously funded projects, and introduced the new 2018-19 funding round. There are currently 11 sector-led BCV Innovation Fund projects that are currently being rolled out from the … [Read more...] about Better Care Victoria Innovation Fund 2018-19 Regional Forum