Meningococcal W protection for NSW teens
The NSW Government will fund a new school-based meningococcal vaccination program for all Year 11 and 12 students to combat the rise in the W strain of this potentially fatal disease.
More cancer cases diagnosed, but overall rates falling and survival rates improving
The latest cancer report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that while cancer is a major cause of ill health in Australia, and more cases are being diagnosed, death rates have continued to fall since the 1980s, and incidence rates have also decreased in recent years.
Future changes to cervical screening
The National Cervical Screening Program will change from 1 May 2017 to improve early detection and save more lives.
Volunteers wanted: Join the Consumer Health Panel and be a voice for your local community!
COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network has announced that there’s still time for local residents to join the online Consumer Health Panel and help shape the future of health services across the region.