April 21st, 2020
Safeguarding the welfare of older people
Safe Visitor Access campaign launched today to help older people in our community throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
Member for Ballina Tamara Smith today announced she is calling on the State government to urgently provide funding to safeguard the welfare of older people in New
April 9th, 2020
NORTHERN NSW LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT Visitor restrictions in hospitals – now including temperature screening
From today, visitors presenting at hospitals in Northern NSW Local Health District will have their temperature checked in addition to the existing screening questions already in place.
This measure will provid
April 8th, 2020
NORTHERN NSW LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT COVID-19 update NNSWLHD 8pm Tuesday 7 April
As at 8pm Tuesday 7 April there were 49 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents of the Northern NSW Local Health District.
The increase of one is not the result of any new infections in NNSWLHD, but a case that has been reclassified to th
April 8th, 2020
Recruitment opportunities now open for casual workforce to boost COVID-19 response
Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSLWHD) is calling on frontline health workers to join its workforce in a bid to bolster the health response to COVID-19.
A range of casual positions are now being advertised for nurses, allied heal
April 7th, 2020
NORTHERN NSW LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT - Keep your distance this Easter
If there’s one thing that you can do during this Easter break to help our communities minimise their risk to COVID-19, it’s to stay at home.
Northern NSW Local Health District Chief Executive, Wayne Jones, is urging people who would have ordinari
April 1st, 2020
COVID-19 update NNSWLHD, Clinic at Byron Central Hospital
As at 8pm Tuesday 31 March there were 4 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents of the Northern NSW Local Health District.
This brings the District’s total to 42.
By likely source of infection:
Of the NNSWLHD cases, currently 4 COVID-19 patients are
March 23rd, 2020
COVID-19 update and additional Grafton Base Hospital clinic
Two (2) new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed within the Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) bringing the District’s total to seven (7) today.
Six of the seven confirmed cases are in self-isolation at home and one case is being cared for i
March 23rd, 2020
COVID-19 update for Northern NSW Local Health District
NORTHERN NSW LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT COVID-19 update for Northern NSW Local Health District
Wayne Jones, Chief Executive NNSWLHD
The number of cases of COVID-19 in Northern NSW Local Health District
(NNSWLHD) remains at five this weekend.
All confirmed cases
January 31st, 2020
PROPERTY INVESTIGATIONS UNDERWAY TO FIND BEST LOCATION FOR ILUKA’S FIRST AMBULANCE STATION
Planning for Iluka’s first Ambulance Station is well progressed with property investigations underway to determine the most suitable site for the new station, Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has announced.
December 11th, 2019
Northern NSW a rural health leader amid near record activity
The longest flu season in NSW since the 2009 pandemic was a significant contributor to record numbers of emergency department (ED) presentations across the state, reflected in the latest Bureau of Health Information report.
Northern NSW Local Health Distric
September 13th, 2019
HEALTH WARNING AS BUSHFIRE SMOKE BLANKETS NORTH COAST
The North Coast Public Health Unit is advising people across the NSW North Coast to protect their health from the impacts of smoke exposure from the numerous large, and some long-burning, bushfires scattered across the region.
Director Paul Corben said that the re
August 12th, 2019
Air pollution health alert
North Coast Public Health Unit is urging people with heart and respiratory conditions to take caution, with high air pollution levels in some areas of Northern NSW as a result of significant bushfire activity in the region, and in Lismore the fire in green waste piles at the Lismore Recyclin
January 21st, 2019
Go4Fun gives kids an active, healthy start to the year
As families start preparing school uniforms and backpacks ready for going back to school, now is a good time to think about how to give kids a positive start to their school year.
We all want our kids to be healthy, happy and active, but the common habits
November 27th, 2018
Whooping Cough trending upwards
NSW Health is urging all pregnant women and new parents to be aware of the symptoms of whooping cough and to ensure they and their children are vaccinated on time.
Despite almost 95 per cent of infants in NSW now vaccinated against the disease, outbreaks still occur every three to fo
September 12th, 2018
Northern NSW hospitals meeting high demand
Emergency departments across Northern NSW Local Health District continued to experience high demand throughout 2018, with 428 more presentations to emergency departments across the district in April to June compared to the same period the previous year.
Lynne Weir, Acting
May 21st, 2018
My Health Record improving outcomes for people in palliative care
Australians are being encouraged to include My Health Record in the discussion of 'What Matters Most' during National Palliative Care Week for 20 -26 May.
What matters most for a lot of people is being able to take control of their own health and the