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Bendigo Health-Justice Partnership breaks down silos to improve patient health and well-being

Our Health-Justice Partnership Lawyer Jessica McCartney loves her job. In a recent video she enthused about her collaboration with doctors and allied health professionals who work together to address the unmet legal needs of Bendigo Community Health Service clients. Jess has been our Health-Justice Partnership Lawyer since 2015. Prior to Jess, this role was held […]

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Advocacy-Health Alliance upskills local health practioners

Earlier this year we ran a number of sessions for health professionals at Bendigo Community Health Services. The sessions were part of our Advocacy-Health Alliance (AHA) partnership between Loddon Campaspe CLC and Bendigo Community Health Services. AHAs are a healthcare and legal services delivery model that aims to improve the well-being of vulnerable individuals, children and families by integrating […]

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Advocacy-Health Alliance upskills local health practioners

Earlier this year we ran a number of sessions for health professionals at Bendigo Community Health Services. The sessions were part of our Advocacy-Health Alliances project, which seeks to establish partnerships between legal and health services and to raise awareness of the unmet legal needs of vulnerable families and their children as social determinants of […]

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Protecting personal information enables immunisations

Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre was recently contacted by a health service provider who was concerned about the legal situation faced by one of their patients. The health service provider had attended a public forum co-presented by Loddon Campaspe CLC and other legal, advocacy and dispute resolution services that was designed to provided guidance for local health […]

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Healthy Justice supports Bendigo’s most vulnerable children

On Monday the 22nd of July Loddon Campaspe CLC and Bendigo Community Health Services launched the Advocacy-Health Alliance (AHA) project at BCHS’ Kangaroo Flat site. This project is the first of its kind in Australia. Funded by the Clayton Utz Foundation, the project will provide legal services to address the unmet legal needs of vulnerable […]

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Advocacy Health Alliance breaks new ground

Bendigo has been selected as the site of Bendigo’s first Advocacy Health Alliance (AHA) project. The scoping phase of the project started in early December 2012 thanks to the support of the Clayton Utz Foundation. Through this process, a three year pilot project is being developed to integrate a full-time lawyer within the Bendigo health […]

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Employment Opportunity – Advocacy-Health Alliance Project Worker

The Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre has an employment opportunity for a part-time (2-3 days per week) Advocacy-Health Alliance Project Worker. The position is based in Bendigo and is funded to April-June 2013.       The ideal candidate will have: experience in project management and design within the social services and/or health sectors. Experience […]

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Advocacy Health Alliances – Bendigo Lunch

This unique event will enable a detailed and targeted discussion of the Advocacy Health Alliances (0r Medical-Legal Partnership) model with the key note speakers, its integration with health and legal undergraduate and continuing training and the potential to develop medical-legal style partnerships in Central Victoria. RSVP brcs@monash.edu Inquiries:  (03) 5444 4364 ext 214 or  0400 870 210

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“Why didn’t you ask?” tackles family violence

Loddon Campaspe CLC’s family violence legal assistance service at Bendigo, Echuca and Maryborough has taught us that women often arrive at court not knowing what to expect from the legal process or how an intervention order will meet their needs. We also know that the courts often make assumptions about what victims of domestic violence […]

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