REMINDER: Free Drug and Alcohol First Aid sessions open for practice nurses and staff - 5th May 2021
Places are still available for two Drug and Alcohol First Aid online sessions for practice staff and practice nurses on Friday, 14 May and Friday 21 May, 9am to 2pm. The workshop is funded by SWSPHN and is free to participants.
GP Profile– Dr Roy Abi-Hanna - 4th May 2021
After starting his career in emergency medicine, Dr Roy Abi-Hanna, a GP at Harrington Park Medical Practice for the past 14 years, has found making a difference to patients’ lives and being able to track that difference over years, to be very rewarding.
COVID-19 Phase 2a vaccine rollout begins next week, 3 May - 27th April 2021
Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout has been amended following recent advice from vaccine experts about the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Practice Nurse Profile - Aysu Kaya - 27th April 2021
Aysu Kaya started her nursing career at Liverpool Hospital before moving to primary care, currently working at Doctors @ Liverpool. She has a Bachelor of Nursing and plans to do her Masters of Clinical Education next year. She is an authorised nurse immuniser and is trained in blood collection and ear syringing to name a few.
Updated advice on vaccine administration - 27th April 2021
The below information provides a summary of recent clinical updates and clarifications that address specific questions COVID-19 vaccination providers have raised.
Call for those diagnosed with VaD to join clinical trial - 23rd April 2021
Vascular dementia (VaD) is the second major cause of dementia accounting for 15 to 20 per cent of all dementia cases. VaD is an acquired cognitive impairment due to multiple mini strokes, some of which may be undetectable to the patient.
Learn about Preventing Dementia via a free online course - 23rd April 2021
The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre is offering a free course that allows participants to learn from home, at their own pace, without exams or assignments. Engage over four weeks with a community of participants from across the globe. Each week a new module is opened.
Lung Cancer Support Nurses bridges gaps in lung cancer care - 23rd April 2021
Being diagnosed with lung cancer and navigating the complexities of the health system can be stressful, confusing and overwhelming for patients and their families.
Mobile van encourages Tharawal AMS clients to check their bone health - 23rd April 2021
Tharawal Aboriginal Medical Service’s over-70s clients embraced the opportunity to have their bone strength tested when Osteoporosis Solutions’ mobile van visited the site in Airds on Wednesday, 14 April.
Save the date for Heart Week 2021! - 23rd April 2021
This year Heart Week will be held from 3 to 9 May. This Heart Week, the Heart Foundation’s focus is on supporting health professionals to deliver more Heart Health Checks to eligible patients. This is a vital step to empower people to better look after their heart health.

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