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About HealthWISE New England North West

HealthWISE is about advancing the well being of our community. We provide a range of clinical services across New England North West New South Wales including;
  • Supporting General Practice and Practitioners to effectively service communities.
  • Providing Allied Health Services where there are shortages or gaps.
  • Providing Mental Health Services across the region.
  • Coordinating Specialist Services where there are none or there is a specific need.
  • Developing and providing Aboriginal Health programs and services.
  • Supporting Aged Care and encouraging healthy ageing.
In addition to our clinical services, we are focused on helping our communities and individuals take greater responsibility for their health outcomes through health literacy and preventative health programs and partnerships. HealthWISE was established in 2015 to generate primary and preventative health activities specific to the needs of our various communities. We strive to change the mindset of health by improving access to opportunities to be healthy for the people who live in the New England North West. We recognise the social determinants of health and the unique characteristics of our region. We belive it is possible for every individual to make choices that result in a healthier self and our purpose is to make these choices easier. Working in conjuction with the NSW Rural Doctors Network we also deliver medical specialist outreach services such as Gynaecology, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Opthalmology, Paediatrics, Rheumatology and Dermatology. Acknowledgement of the Hunter New England Primary Health Network and the Department of Health as major HealthWISE funding partners.

Chief Executive & Board

Ms Fiona Strang, leads the executive team as Chief Executive Officer of the organisation. The HealthWISE Board is chaired by Ms Lia Mahony. The Board Directors consist of Ms Lia Mahony (Chair), Dr Cheryl McIntyre, Mr James Wallace, Mr David Aber, Ms Lyn Rickard, Dr Stephen Howle and Mr Chris Binge.

About HealthWISE New England North West

Our vision for sustainable, efficient and effective service delivery is made possible through our partnerships. A partnership with the Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network enables us to deliver mental health services, allied health services and Aboriginal health access services across our area through a network of both employed and contracted providers. Working in conjuction with the NSW Rural Doctors Network we also deliver medical specialist outreach services such as Gynaecology, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Opthalmology, Paediatrics, Rheumatology and Dermatology.

Our locations

HealthWISE has offices located in Tamworth, Inverell, Moree, Gunnedah, Armidale, Glen Innes and Narrabri. We also have remote staff based in a number of our smaller towns.

HealthWISE Service Directory

The HealthWISE Services Directory can be downloaded of viewed online. This directory enables health professionals and consumers an overview of what programs and services HealthWISE offers across our region. If you have questions regarding a specific service or program we offer please get in touch with the relevant contact person listed on the directory or contact your nearest office.

Employment & Subcontracting

HealthWISE provides a range of primary health care services across New England North West New South Wales. We are always interested in hearing from allied health and mental health professionals who may be interested in working with us. Please complete this form and email it along with a copy of your CV to: anne.williams@healthwisenenw.com.au

Employment- Expression of Interest