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Integrated Care Progress

​​​​​​​Integrated Care in progress

November 2016 - Health Minister Jillian Skinner meets members of the Coonamble Integrated Care team who are focused on pregnant women and mothers with children in the first 2000 days of life.

May 2016 – Health Minister, Jillian Skinner visits Blayney to hear about their Integrated Care journey so far.​

January 2016 – Health Minister, Jillian Skinner announces ​additional sites in Western NSW have joined the Western NSW Integrated Care Strategy transformation. The second wave sites are Blayney, Mudgee, Coonamble and Walgett.​

7 May 2015 – Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Koff visits Cowra with the Integrated Care Governance Group to hear about their Integrated Care journey.​

18 December 2014 – Health Minister, Jillian Skinner MP, launches Western NSW Integrated Care during a visit to Cowra – one of the five sites chosen to demonstrate Integrated Care. As we speak, patients in Cowra, Molong, Cobar, Wellington and Dubbo are beginning their integrated care journey – setting their individual health goals to help them stay healthy and out of hospital.

​26 No​vember 2014 – The 2nd World Congress on Integrated Care is held in Sydney. The conference brought together researchers, clinicians and managers from around the world who are engaged in the radical redesign of services. During the conference, experiences are shared and latest evidence about patient and population needs, patient-centered service design and information and communications and technology requirements are discussed.

​Elizabeth Koff (3rd from left) with the Integrated Care Governance Group at the Kendall Street Medical Centre in ​Cowra.
(L to R) Far West Medicare Local Chief Executive, Stuart Gordon, Health Minister, Jillian Skinner MP and WNSW Local Health District Chief Executive, Scott McLachlan at the 2nd World Congress on Integrated Care in Sydney.