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Providers

  • InPho newsletter cover image
    Overview: An electronic newsletter for public hospitals. DVA InPHo aims to provide public hospital staff with information on DVA innovations, changes to processes, reports on various DVA activities and provider enquiry contact numbers.
  • Phacts newsletter cover image - text with small portrait of a woman.
    Overview: PHacts ('Private Hospital activities') – the electronic newsletter for private hospitals. PHacts aims to provide private hospital staff with information on innovations, changes to processes, and reports on various DVA activities as well as contact details for relevant business areas.
  • NHP thumbnail
    Overview: DVA Provider News is DVA’s on-line newsletter which provides information to health care professionals about DVA services, events, initiatives and procedures.
  • Overview: Effective discharge planning optimises positive post-hospital physical and mental health outcomes for patients, reduces hospital readmission and improves patient independence.
  • Coordinated Veterans' Care Program logo
    Overview: The Guide for General Practice has been developed to help with the implementation of the Coordinated Veterans' Care Program.

Health and Wellbeing

  • Phacts newsletter cover image - text with small portrait of a woman.
    Overview: PHacts ('Private Hospital activities') – the electronic newsletter for private hospitals. PHacts aims to provide private hospital staff with information on innovations, changes to processes, and reports on various DVA activities as well as contact details for relevant business areas.
  • Indigenous Rehabilitation - Getting our mob back on track, brochure front cover
    Overview: DVA rehabilitation focuses on all elements of your life which could improve your wellbeing and aims to assist you to adapt to, and recover from, an injury or illness that is related to your ADF service.
  • Rehabilitation - get your life on track cover image.
    Overview: DVA rehabilitation focuses on all elements of your life which could improve your wellbeing and aims to assist you to adapt to, and recover from, an injury or illness that is related to your ADF service.

Mental health

Caring, Home, and Accommodation

  • Back to Basics back care booklet cover image.
    Overview: This book provides carers with practical, user friendly advice to help prevent back injury when movin the person they are caring for.
  • Carers' booklet cover image
    Overview: This booklet has been developed to assist carers. It provides information about specific services available through DVA as well as general information about services available in the community.

Health and Ageing

  • Keeping you safe in the rider's seat cover image. Man sitting on a scooter.
    Overview: Motorised scooters can provide greater mobility, freedom and independence. This on-line reference addresses the safety issues surrounding the purchase, operation and maintenance of motorised scooters and electric wheelchairs.
  • Planning ahead cover image.
    Overview: Planning Ahead is a publication designed to help veterans and their families prepare for bereavement. There is also a checklist that can be used to record the contact details of important people, businesses and organisations that may need to be notified in case of your death.

Men's health

  • Overview: This magazine is produced to support the ‘Men’s Health Peer Education’ volunteer network and programme. Articles cover a wide range of health-related information and resources and are contributed by, health professionals, DVA staff and MHPE volunteers.

Benefits and payments

  • Planning ahead cover image.
    Overview: Planning Ahead is a publication designed to help veterans and their families prepare for bereavement. There is also a checklist that can be used to record the contact details of important people, businesses and organisations that may need to be notified in case of your death.

Healthy lifestyle

  • Strongyloides - am I likely to be affected? cover image
    Overview: This booklet provides information on strongyloides (a type of roundworm) for veterans who have seen active duty, particularly in South-East Asia. It contains details on symptoms, testing and treatment, as well as information on the transmission of this roundworm.
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