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Nov

14

More Than 2000 Australians Die from Skin Cancer Each Year

Did you know that skin cancer accounts for over 80% of all new cases of cancer diagnosed in Australia each year?

Nov

14

4400 Reasons to End Foot Amputations

Did you know that there are more than 4,400 amputations every year in Australia as a result of diabetes? Around 85% of diabetes related amputations are preventable if wounds are detected early and managed appropriately.

Nov

13

Grants Available for Creative and Active Ageing Projects

Got an idea to make your community more responsive and inclusive of the needs of older people? 

Nov

06

$9.1m in Commonwealth Funding for Aboriginal Health Services

The Federal Minister for Indigenous Health, Mr Ken Wyatt AM, has announced that the Commonwealth has invested more than $9.1 m in a range of health services specifically for Aboriginal communities across the North Coast.

Nov

06

Fighting Child Obesity the Go4Fun Way

A program aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of children above a healthy weight has just registered its 10,000th participant and won one of the State’s top health awards.

Nov

06

NSW Health Warning on Disease Risk from Bats

With the start of the local bat breeding season, NSW Health is urging people to avoid contact with bats that could carry serious diseases.

Nov

01

Afternoon Tea to Raise Breast Screening Awareness

A Northern Rivers general practice involved in NCPHN’s Women’s Cancer Screening Collaborative held a colourful afternoon during Breast Awareness Month to raise awareness around breast cancer.

Oct

30

Help Decide the Future of Digital Health Information

The Commonwealth Department of Health invites you to have your say on how data in the My Health Record system may be used in future.

Oct

25

Kempsey GP Named Rural Doctor of the Year

The Rural Doctors Association of Australia has named a ‘highly dedicated’ Kempsey GP as Rural Doctor of the Year for 2017.

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flags We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land we live and work, the Bundjalung, Arakwal, Yaegl, Gumbaynggirr, Githabul, Dunghutti and Birpai Nations, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future.