NDIS information sessions are designed to help people with disability, as well as their families and carers, get ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
With marriage equality continuing to remain out of reach for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) Australians, ACON and the Centre for Social Research in Health at UNSW have released a report on the public health evidence.
The Department of Health led an Ageing and Aged Care Reform 2016 stakeholder workshop on 5 September 2016 with aged care consumers and carers, peaks, providers and assessors.
Have you wondered how to stay healthy as we get older? What should we be eating? How much exercise and what type? How do we care for our brain health? Come and learn from experts so that you can make wise lifestyle changes to live healthily.
Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, MP announced the appointment of David Tune AO PSM to lead the Aged Care Legislated Review.
Asthma Australia together with your local Asthma Foundation is pleased to present the 2016 Asthma Symposia series. They encourage health professionals involved in all aspects of asthma and allergy related care to attend.
Advocates and consumers are being encouraged to have their say to help inform the design of future aged care advocacy services that focus on individual advocacy support.
A new FASD diagnostic tool has recently been developed, to assist health practitioners diagnose FASD and help people get the support they need to manage the condition.
SNPHN is pleased to announce that the first youth and mental health service to be commissioned in Sydney’s north will be headspace, the early intervention mental health service for 12-25 year olds.
Mental Health Carers NSW are running Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) awareness training on 8 November.
Foster Care Week celebrates and acknowledges the amazing work of NSW’s foster carers in the community.
This conference is for consumers and health professionals who are committed to improving care and support services in the community and making them more ‘client centred’.
The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program saves lives – but it needs the support of general practices. Here’s what you should know about the program.
Family Planning NSW is currently running a survey to explore peoples’ opinions about current gaps in health services for men and women in NSW, particularly in the midlife period of 45 to 64 years.
Northern Sydney PHN reaffirms its commitment to youth mental health ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day.
An update for clinicians on MERS Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
R U OK? Day on 8 September 2016 is about reaching out to your community, whether it be at school, in the workplace or at home, and asking ‘Are you okay?’.
Attend the Moon Festival Celebrations Night on 10 September in Epping to discover the traditional folk customs of this interesting traditional Chinese event.
September is Dementia Awareness Month which aims to increase people’s knowledge of the supports and services available to people living with dementia and their carers.
Mosman Council Aged & Disability Services’ team is hosting a get together for service representatives who support older people, younger people with disabilities and their carers.