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Stop the flu – get your shot - 15th May 2019
The flu vaccine is your best shot at stopping the flu. The 2019 National Immunisation Program seasonal influenza vaccines are now available. Annual vaccination is recommended for anyone aged six months and over who wants to reduce the risk of influenza and its complications.
What is flu? - 15th May 2019
Influenza, or flu, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. There are two main types of influenza virus that cause infection in humans – types A and B – and many sub-types or strains. Flu can occur throughout the year but flu activity usually peaks in winter.
New occupational cancer e-learning module for GPs - 10th May 2019
Cancer Council has developed an e-learning module to increase GPs’ awareness of workplace carcinogens and cancers.
Critical step towards reconciliation - 7th May 2019
South Western Sydney PHN has taken a critical step on its reconciliation journey with the launch of Reflect: Reconciliation Action Plan.
What Matters Most: Planning for the 'but' - Community Event - 23 May - 2nd May 2019
Today, I feel good. Today, I feel healthy. Today, there is nothing wrong with me. But what about tomorrow? Or next year? Join us for a free morning tea information session and discussion on planning for future health challenges at Tahmoor Community Centre on Thursday 23 May from 10am -12pm.
Meningococcal ACWY vaccine available FREE to adolescents - 30th April 2019
The meningococcal ACWY vaccine is now available for free through the National Immunisation Program to: • Year 10 students (aged 14–16 years) through school-based immunisation programs. • Adolescents aged 15 to 19 of age who missed receiving the vaccine at school through their GP or primary care provider
SWSPHN is hosting an event at Tahmoor Community Centre to bring the community together to talk about palliative care and the advantages of Advance Care Planning during National Palliative Care Week, 19 to 25 May. Consider ‘what matters most’ during Palliative Care Week - 29th April 2019
SWSPHN is hosting an event at Tahmoor Community Centre to bring the community together to talk about palliative care and the advantages of Advance Care Planning during National Palliative Care Week, 19 to 25 May.
Feedback sought on Practice Incentive Program Indigenous Health Incentive review - 29th April 2019
The Department of Health is currently undertaking a review of the Practice Incentives Program Indigenous Health Incentive (PIP IHI).
Dr Liliane Fernandes Carchedi, GP and Bariatric Medical Practitioner from Tahmoor Medical Centre, is passionate about people and having a positive impact on her patients’ lives. GP Profile - Dr Liliane Fernandes Carchedi - 29th April 2019
Dr Liliane Fernandes Carchedi, GP and Bariatric Medical Practitioner from Tahmoor Medical Centre, is passionate about people and having a positive impact on her patients’ lives.
GPs urged to talk to pregnant patients about vaccination - 29th April 2019
GPs are being encouraged to speak to their pregnant patients and their partners about the importance of getting vaccinated against influenza and pertussis (whooping cough) during pregnancy.


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