News

Jan

26

2023

North Coast Health Connect launches in Port Macquarie

North Coast Health Connect is a new free health service for urgent medical issues, with 24/7 support from a registered nurse by web chat or phone and direct booking into participating general practices and pharmacies.

Jan

26

2023

Hilton Koppe launches ‘One Curious Doctor’ memoir

Lennox Head-based author, teacher and doctor, Hilton Koppe, has written a selection of life stories from the heart that became One Curious Doctor - A Memoir of Medicine, Migration and Mortality.

Jan

26

2023

Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Consumer Advisory Group seeks new members

The Consumer Advisory Group provides an opportunity for people with a lived experience of mental illness, alcohol or other drugs to co-design services with the Mid North Coast Local Health District.

Jan

26

2023

Helping to make our communities dementia-inclusive

Dementia Inclusive Ballina is a not-for profit organisation which aims to create more dementia-inclusive rural communities.

Jan

26

2023

Orthotics pilot project helping local children

The project brings together highly skilled orthotists and Northern Rivers allied health professionals to assess and fit children with disability for specialised orthotic devices.

Jan

26

2023

Enrol for First Nations exercise program in Port Macquarie

The Ironbark Exercise Program is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of all fitness levels and aims to build strength and mobility.

Jan

26

2023

Future planning workshop for carers

This free workshop will provide carers with useful tools and information on how to plan ahead, and a range of community service organisations will be available for people to speak to on the day.

Jan

26

2023

Nurse-led wound clinic commences at Port Macquarie pharmacy

A new, nurse-led wound clinic in Port Macquarie offers assessment and management of acute wounds, post-surgical wounds, removal of staples and sutures as well as management of chronic wounds.

Jan

25

2023

Have your say on mental health-related stigma and discrimination

The National Mental Health Commission is developing a national strategy to address mental health-related stigma and discrimination and is seeking public input.

Jan

25

2023

Transport support for country patients

Country residents who travel to Sydney for medical care may be eligible for St Vincent's Clinic's free Country Care Link Service.

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