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  • BreastScreen NSW to recommence routine breast screening

    7 May 2020

    BreastScreen NSW is about to recommence routine breast screening, having temporarily suspended services to protect women, staff and the community from the risk of COVID-19. BreastScreen NSW will be inviting women to have their regular breast screens, starting with clients who had their appointments cancelled.

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  • Many Australians are worried about increased household drinking during COVID-19

    6 May 2020

    A recent poll by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) found that 20% of Australians have purchased more alcohol than usual during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, 70% are drinking more than normal and 33% are now using alcohol daily.

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  • NSW RDN opens Natural Disaster and Emergency Response Recovery Grant EOI

    5 May 2020

    Primary health care services and professionals are still recovering from the impact of bushfire and long-term drought.  

    NSW Rural Doctors Network has grants of up to $10,000 to support eligible practices and practitioners towards recovery and sustainability.

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  • Supporting you through complex mental health issues

    1 May 2020

    2020 has proven to be an upsetting and stressful time for many people, especially for those living with complex mental health issues, but help is at hand with COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today announcing a new service to support people in the region.

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  • Local residents urged to reach out… anytime!

    28 April 2020

    An initiative aimed at increasing awareness of support available for mental health, or drug and alcohol concerns in South Eastern NSW was recently launched by COORDINARE - South Eastern NSW PHN, in partnership with Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, and Southern NSW Local Health District as we work together towards…

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  • caring@home resources for services during COVID-19

    28 April 2020

    To assist clinical service providers during the COVID-19 pandemic, caring@home has produced augmented caring@home packages for carers. These include an emergency COVID-19 pack to support home-based care and help limit risks of community COVID-19 transmission. The packages are funded by the Australian Government.

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  • Update on bowel cancer screening during COVID-19

    27 April 2020

    The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program is encouraging healthcare providers to continue to recommend routine screening to eligible patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The cancerscreening. gov. au website has been updated to ensure providers have guidance about managing screening and followup during this time.

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  • Heart Foundation launches COVID-19 and heart disease support campaign

    24 April 2020

    Australia’s current COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge our country and burden our health system in a way we have never experienced.

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