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Oct

03

2018

Security Warning: Health Organisations Impacted with Ransomware

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has become aware of media devices within a small number of health organisations being infected with WannaCry ransomware.

Oct

03

2018

Byron Bay HIV/Sexual Health Clinic Under Review

A fortnightly HIV clinic and a fortnightly nurse run STI clinic were available at Byron Central Hospital until July 2018. Currently both clinics are suspended.

Oct

03

2018

Lismore Base Hospital Pain Clinic Staffing Changes

Dr. Liam Ring, Medicine Specialist has commenced in the role of Co-Director of the Multi-Disciplinary Pain Management Clinic at Lismore Base Hospital.

Oct

02

2018

New Psychiatrist at the Health Lodge in Byron Bay

The Health Lodge welcomes psychiatrist Dr Justine Hoey-Thompson. Justine works with adults dealing with mood disorders, psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders and has a special interest in complex PTSD.

Sep

28

2018

Nurse Educator – Achievements

On her last day in the role, Melanie Franz reflects on the achievements during her time as Nurse Educator for Residential Aged Care & Primary Health.

Sep

27

2018

Quit Smoking for Mental Health Month

Did you know that up to 75% of people with a mental health issue smoke? To reduce preventable deaths, it is critical that people with mental illness who smoke have every opportunity to quit.

Sep

27

2018

My Health Record – What to Tell Your Teenage Patients or Others Affected by Family and Domestic Violence

Two of the most asked questions about My Health Record are "what if my patient is affected by family and domestic violence?" and "when can teenagers take control of their My Health Record?"

Sep

26

2018

New Resource to Help Women Find Their Perfect Contraception Partner

Marie Stopes Australia has created a new resource to help women re-assess their contraception at various life stages and reflect on a broader range of contraceptive alternatives.

Sep

25

2018

Digital Australian Immunisation Handbook and Videos

The Australian Immunisation Handbook is now available online, along with videos about the science of immunisation and a document providing answers to common questions about vaccination.

Sep

24

2018

My Health Record Event for Allied Health and Aged Care

North Coast Primary Health Network invites allied health and aged care practitioners and practice staff to an interactive My Health Record workshop in Kingscliff on 18 October.

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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.