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Addressing the barriers to cervical screening

The Dept of Health have developed a resource to assist healthcare providers to engage with specific groups of under-screened and never-screened women and to support them should they choose to participate.

Flu fighter tool kit

Healthdirect Australia has developed some excellent resources to help consumers protect themselves, distinguish between flu and a head cold and manage their symptoms through the ills and spills of winter.

Regular cancer screening may save your life

Fit and healthy mother of two, Regina Marchant, was diagnosed with breast cancer by BreastScreen NSW in August 2014, just two months after her 50th birthday. Screen for early detection of cancer today, don’t delay.

Flu Vaccination – Are you ready for winter’s woes?

Winter is on the way. It’s the season most associated with the hardship of illness such as influenza. Influenza or “the flu” as it is commonly called, is usually identified as a mild illness, but for children under five years of age, pregnant women, and people over the age of 65 it can be severe and occasionally fatal.