Promoting Mental Health & Wellbeing in Augusta Margaret River

Community and Service Provider Consultation

The Lishman Health Foundation is working in conjunction with communities in the Shire of Augusta Margaret River to explore approaches to promoting mental health and wellbeing in the area. We have engaged the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) to undertake this project.

For more information, please click on the link to the information sheet below.

Community and Service Provider Consultation Information Sheet

      

 

Presentation of Achievements

The Board of the Lishman Health Foundation invites you to join them at the 2018 Presentation of Achievements on Monday the 26th November at 6.00pm. This will be an opportunity for the Board to thank you for your ongoing support of the Foundation, while also sharing our achievements for 2018 and our plans for 2019. Refreshments will be provided. The function will be held in Conference Room 1 at St John of God Bunbury Hospital, Robertson Dr, Bunbury.

 

For more information, please phone 0475 705 417, or click here to RSVP. We look forward to seeing you there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual General Meeting

The 2018 Annual General Meeting was held on Monday 22nd October at the St John of God Bunbury Hospital.

 

At this meeting, Fionnuala Hannon was elected as Chair, Debra Bakker as Vice-Chair, Bill Cowan as Secretary and Peter Wright as Treasurer. Brenda Murrison, Margaret Paterson, Kelly Hick, Stephen Carmody and Peter Heyworth were elected as Board Members.

 

The Board also thanked Trevor Jackson, who stepped down after serving as a Board member since March 2016, including 12 months as Chairperson.

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GP Information Sessions: Familial Hypercholesterolaemia in Primary Health Care

Bunbury – Friday 24 August 2018
Busselton – Wednesday 29 August 2018

Registrations are now open for upcoming GP Information Sessions in Bunbury and Busselton providing an accessible overview of FH and how to identify and manage it in general practice.

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Child Health Symposium

Symposium supports coordinated approach to childhood learning difficulties

When a child is identified at school as having learning difficulties, navigating the pathways of referrals and decision-making is a daunting challenge.

Over and above the usual demands of bringing up kids, parents of a child or children with learning difficulties face a maze of consultations with experts and service providers that can feel like going in circles rather than making progress. Read more

Mega Garage Sale

The Lishman Health Foundation Board would like to take the opportunity to say a huge thank you to all who supported Margaret Paterson’s Mega Garage Sale and Tack Clearance in Reinscourt, Busselton on Easter Monday.

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Goldfields Specialist Honoured by Top Award

A Kalgoorlie physician has been recognised by colleagues state-wide and the Lishman Health Foundation for his outstanding contribution to community health.

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Chefs Long Table Lunch

We are very excited to announce that the Lishman Health Foundation has been selected as a beneficiary of the 2018 Chefs Long Table Lunch! Funds raised will go towards the Quality in End-of-Life Care project.

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Annual Report Walk-Through 2017

The Lishman Health Foundation held the first Annual Report Walk-Through on the 29th November 2017 at the Bunbury Geographe Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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FH case identification and follow-up

A model of care is now available for GPs in the South West for patients who have, or who may have, familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH).

Lishman Foundation research has resulted in recommendations for identifying and managing FH in the primary care setting. A detailed model to guide practitioners in diagnosis, referral and ongoing care is now available.