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Local organisations invited to ‘pitch’ their innovative ideas

Local organisations invited to ‘pitch’ their innovative ideas

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today called for submissions for the chance to pitch for one-off funding at its inaugural Pitch Night, to be held in Wollongong on 26 June 2019.

Empowering our Communities funding will support drought affected communities in Shoalhaven and Southern NSW

Empowering our Communities funding will support drought affected communities in Shoalhaven and Southern NSW

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today announced that applications are now open for organisations and/or community groups who are interested in supporting drought affected communities within Shoalhaven and Southern NSW.

 ‘Choose the Right Care for you’ campaign

‘Choose the Right Care for you’ campaign

NSW Health launched a digital campaign over summer to educate 17-34 year olds without children in metro Sydney, Gosford, Newcastle and Wollongong on the healthcare options available to treat common ailments.

Supporting the ‘Accidental counsellors’ in the Bega Valley

Supporting the ‘Accidental counsellors’ in the Bega Valley

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today joined with Senator Jim Molan AO DSC, to announce funding for a training program, titled ‘Accidental counsellor’.

Consumer health advocacy training – develop the skills to  help you take action!

Consumer health advocacy training – develop the skills to help you take action!

COORDINARE is holding a free one-day workshop in Goulburn on Friday 16 November which will provide local people with the confidence and skills to advocate for important health issues.

Is your urgency an emergency?

Is your urgency an emergency?

Before presenting to the emergency department at your local hospital, be sure to assess your level of illness and injury. Ask yourself: is my urgency an emergency?

In recent months, the Southern NSW Health District has seen an increase in emergency department presentations.

A digital health tool to help the helpers

A digital health tool to help the helpers

During Carers Week (October 14-20), we celebrate the important work done by carers across the country.

Drought-related stress resources

Drought-related stress resources

With 99. 9% of NSW experiencing drought, it is not uncommon for farmers and their families to experience significant levels of stress, with mental and physical health often forgotten.

Opportunity for community members to learn about My Health Record

Opportunity for community members to learn about My Health Record

Community members in Southern NSW are invited to learn more about the benefits of My Health Record.

Meet Tanya Simpson, local Aboriginal health worker: ‘Because of her, we can!’

Meet Tanya Simpson, local Aboriginal health worker: ‘Because of her, we can!’

This year’s theme for NAIDOC Week was ‘Because of her, we can’, acknowledging the amazing achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in their families, local communities, workplaces, and at a state and national level.

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in South Eastern NSW

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in South Eastern NSW

NAIDOC Week 2018 is a national celebration held on 8-15 July. It's a time for all Australians to come together to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the oldest continuing cultures in the world.

Eurobodalla local hero says My Health Record is a no brainer!

Eurobodalla local hero says My Health Record is a no brainer!

Batemans Bay resident, Brad Rossiter, sees the benefits of sharing and accessing information on My Health Record, providing a convenient snapshot of his health. Brad has had Type 1 diabetes since 1970, and in 2000 was diagnosed legally blind and with end-stage renal failure requiring dialysis.

Celebrating Reconciliation Week in South Eastern NSW

Celebrating Reconciliation Week in South Eastern NSW

27 May - 3 June is Reconciliation Week, a time to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories, to share that knowledge and help us grow as a nation.

My Health Record empowering Australians to take control of their health

My Health Record empowering Australians to take control of their health

Kiama resident, Ruby Curran, believes My Health Record is a valuable tool to keep track of her important health information.

Local mental health support services boosted for Tathra residents

Local mental health support services boosted for Tathra residents

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN and Senator Jim Molan, Liberal Senator for NSW, today announced that residents in Tathra and surrounding areas can now take advantage of increased mental health support services following the recent bushfires.

BreastScreen NSW is looking for a consumer advisor for the Service Management Advisory Committee

BreastScreen NSW is looking for a consumer advisor for the Service Management Advisory Committee

BreastScreen NSW is looking for a consumer to join the Service Management Advisory Committee and have their say on women's health and wellbeing.

Seniors take charge of their own health

Seniors take charge of their own health

Older Australians are being urged to consider their ongoing health and the benefits of having a My Health Record during NSW Seniors Festival which is launching across NSW from 4-15 April.

Spreading awareness about My Health Record!

Spreading awareness about My Health Record!

All Australians will have a My Health Record created for them by the end of 2018, unless they choose to opt-out of receiving one.

Increasing physical activity with new 'Pair Up' program

Increasing physical activity with new 'Pair Up' program

The 'Pair Up' exercise program is now available for free in Bega Valley Shire, Eurobodalla Shire, and Snowy Monaro Shire.

10,000 Italian Roses morning tea in Wollongong

10,000 Italian Roses morning tea in Wollongong

There are currently over 10,000 women of Italian background between the ages of 50 to 74 years old in NSW who have not had a mammogram. The 10,000 Italian Roses Project aims to raise awareness about breast screening among Italian communities.