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COVID-19 information sessions for community and religious leaders - 17th September 2020
South Western Sydney Local Health District will hold online information sessions to keep community and religious leaders informed of the latest COVID-19 advice and guidance so they can support their community, family and friends with the correct information about the virus.
Access virtual emergency care after hours - 14th September 2020
If your regular GP is closed and you need after hours medical care, a new service operating across South Western Sydney is giving patients immediate, convenient access to emergency specialist doctors for diagnosis and treatment of urgent, non-emergency medical conditions.
Get support through the National Continence Helpline - 14th September 2020
The National Continence Helpline (1800 33 00 66) is a free telephone service staffed by nurse continence specialists that offers confidential information, advice and support. It also provides a wide range of continence-related resources and referrals to local services.
New nationwide network of Carer Gateway service providers now operating - 14th September 2020
Carer Gateway service providers are now delivering a range of support services to Australia’s 2.65 million unpaid carers.
New screening model successful in increasing detection of gambling harm in Fairfield - 14th September 2020
A community-designed screening model which aimed to increase detection of and reduce harm from gambling has been successfully piloted in the Fairfield local government area (LGA), where residents lose an alarming $1.4 million on poker machines each day – more than any other LGA in NSW.
South Western Sydney Recovery College successfully transitions to online learning in response to COVID-19 - 14th September 2020
South Western Sydney Recovery College may have only just entered its second year of providing education programs to support mental health recovery, but the organisation’s successful transition to online learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has received international praise.
SWSPHN successful in EOI to implement the Embrace Multicultural Mental Health Framework - 8th September 2020
South Western Sydney Primary Health Network (SWSPHN) will implement Embrace, a framework for engaging multicultural communities in mental health support, following the announcement of our successful Expression of Interest (EOI).
Breast Cancer Awareness Month provides timely reminder of the importance of screening - 3rd September 2020
Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October focuses on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the disease in our community.
COVID-19 Testing Criteria | Specific Clinician Directions for Tuesday 1 September 2020 - 2nd September 2020
COVID-19 Testing Criteria | Specific Clinician Directions for Tuesday 1 September 2020
Community-designed screening tool aims to help GPs and community workers identify gambling harm and improve patient outcomes - 1st September 2020
Residents of Fairfield LGA lose $1.4 million to poker machines each day, more than any other LGA in NSW. These alarming statistics have underpinned our Gambling Harm Screening and Referral Project led by the Fairfield City Health Alliance, a unique collaboration between SWSPHN, the South Western Sydney Local Health District and Fairfield City Council.


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