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  • Update on cervical cancer screening during COVID-19

    22 April 2020

    The Department of Health is closely monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health services. The National Cervical Screening Program (the Program) is encouraging healthcare providers to continue to offer routine screening and follow up. The cancerscreening. gov.

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  • Digital health update: telehealth consultations 

    21 April 2020

    In response to COVID-19, the Department of Health has released temporary Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) item numbers to allow GPs, nurses, and mental health professionals to continue providing care to their patients via telehealth.

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  • COVID-19 resources for people with disability

    15 April 2020

    Many people with disability, families and service providers are very concerned about the outbreak of COVID-19. Some people with disability are more at risk of developing a serious infection. Many people are worried about being able to access essential disability and medical services. Help is available.

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  • BreastScreen NSW temporarily suspends routine breast screening

    14 April 2020

    BreastScreen NSW has temporarily suspended routine breast screening. Women will continue to be notified of screening results. If the woman has provided consent, her nominated doctor will receive a letter confirming the results.

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