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