Become an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid instructor - 15th August 2019
Are you Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and interested in teaching others practical skills to support a person with a mental health problem?
Let’s talk about mental health in Arabic - 15th August 2019
If you’re an Arabic-speaking community leader or spiritual leader, come along to a workshop aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing of the Arabic community, at Fairfield Community Health Centre on Tuesday, 17 September, from 9am to 4pm.
Tom flies high in support of Men’s Health - 13th August 2019
Tackling the Challenge (TTC) encourages local men to share their stories of overcoming physical, psychological and social health issues with the aim of opening a healthy discussion on men’s health. Community Pulse will be publishing some of these stories in the coming months.
ATO wants your feedback on general practice assets - 5th August 2019
Healthcare providers are invited to participate in an Australian Taxation Office (ATO) review of the assets commonly used in general practice with the aim of making new ‘effective life’ determinations.
Access to free mental health support for patients through SWSPHN Central Intake team - 5th August 2019
GPs are reminded they can refer patients in need of mental health support to SWSPHN’s commissioned mental health services through our Central Intake referral pathways.
Australian Preterm Birth Prevention Alliance recommendations to GPs - 5th August 2019
The Australian Preterm Birth Prevention Alliance aims to safely reduce the number of preterm births.
BP2 Study will begin shortly - 5th August 2019
Campbelltown and Liverpool Hospitals have advised they will soon begin recruiting for the BP2 (Blood Pressure Postpartum) Study.
Bowel cancer resources aim to assist GPs - 5th August 2019
The Cancer Council Australia recognises the key role that GPs and other primary health professionals play in the success of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. In fact, evidence shows that a recommendation by a primary health care provider is a key motivator for participants to screen.
Bowral hospital map and parking locations available - 5th August 2019
The South Western Sydney Local Health District website has been updated to provide a map and parking locations at Bowral and District Hospital which is currently undergoing redevelopment. To find the information, visit patient and visitor information and access and directions.
Changes to antenatal pertussis vaccination recommendations - 5th August 2019
The National Health and Medical Research Council has updated recommendations on the timing of pertussis vaccination for pregnant women – expanding from 28 to 32 weeks to 20 to 32 weeks gestation.

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