Women’s Health Weekend

Ewingar was devastated by fires in October and November of 2019. Red Cross volunteers and the bushfire clinician working with community have identified a need for a dedicated women’s health event.

The event will be run across two days:

  • Day 1: art therapy workshop for maximum 15 women.
  • Day 2: a day to focus on health and wellbeing, featuring a masseuse, manicurist, new underwear, fiction books, local health nurse, gift packs, roast lunch and desserts, plus door prizes.

Ewingar was one of the worst affected areas in NSW during the bushfire season of 2019. The Long Gully fire claimed two lives, destroyed 44 homes, and burned through more than 74,000 hectares of bush and farmland.

While women make up a small percentage of the community of Ewingar (33%), all 23 female residents are over 45 years of age. Twelve of these women fall in the older age brackets of 55–74 years. Older women face specific health concerns as they age, and a safe space to recharge and connect with other women and health support services in their community is much needed. Most women access health services in nearby towns such as Grafton or Casino. There are other older women living in surrounding areas who would benefit from a dedicated health day.

Agency: Ewingar Hall Committee - Clarence Valley Council

Regions:

Ewingar

Phone: 02 6661 3529

Update provided 21 April 2022.

As you know, Lismore Skin Clinic in Molesworth Street was destroyed in the recent floods, and we are trying to rebuild the site as soon as we can.

In the meantime we will be moving to St Vincent’s Hospital Specialist Medical Centre – Level 4, Suite 12 – 20 Dalley Street Lismore.

We hope to be up and running in the next two weeks (by early to mid May 2022) and our receptionists will soon begin calling our patients to rebook their appointments and catch up with their needs.

Once we have a firm opening date we will update this notification.

Our email address – [email protected] and our phone number – 02 6621 3500 will remain the same as in the past. Only the address changes for a while.

We look forward to seeing you soon in our new premises.

Many thanks for your patience and understanding in these heartbreaking times – stay safe.

Dr Gudmundsen and the Team from Lismore Skin Clinic

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Nigel Cronin
Senior Manager, Education
[email protected]
0437 169 786
02 6627 3390
Based on Bundjalung Country in Lismore

Bronwyn Thirkell
Centre for Healthcare Knowledge & Innovation and Education and Events Coordinator NNSW
[email protected]
0437 027 751
02 6618 5445
Based on Bundjalung Country in Ballina

Krissi Devlin
Education and Events Coordinator MNC
[email protected]
0447 407 473
02 6659 1808
Working days: Monday Thursday.
Based on Gumbaynggirr Country in Coffs Harbour

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