Mar

07

2018

NCPHN Supports Attendance at This Year’s Elders Olympics

PICTURE: The Manam-gurrilma Guyunggan Elders from Coffs Harbour.

North Coast Primary Health Network is proudly supporting the Manam-gurrilma Guyunggan Elders from Coffs Harbour to attend the Elders Olympics in Inverell on 12 April 2018.

The Elders Olympics is a one-day event held each year in a different locality. This year’s event will see hundreds of Elders from across NSW take part in teams from their communities.

Teams will compete across a range of sports and disciplines including, quoits, shooting hoops, throwing, pass the football, hockey and ball relay and walking relay.

The day is about friendly competitive games and gentle sports promoting health and fitness but there is a very strong, underlying reason behind the event: it keeps participants enjoying their lives.

To many Elders it’s not just a sporting event but a cultural gathering, a time for them to meet old friends and make new ones from across different nations.
It’s very exciting to see how much joy attending the Olympics brings the Elders and it’s inspiring to see our Elders recognised and respected for who they are and what they represent.

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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Contact our Education Team

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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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