News & Events

Hepatitis A Alert

NSW Health is alerting GP's to be aware of symptoms of hepatitis A after a food handler working at The Star in Sydney has been diagnosed with the disease.

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Measles Alert - 2 further notifications in the Sutherland Shire

Important information for health professionals: Four cases of measles have been notified in Sutherland Shire residents in the past month, and further cases are likely to occur.

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Consultations Open on Secondary Use of My Health Record Data

The Commonwealth Department of Health is consulting with the public on how data in the My Health Record system may be used in the future.

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Expressions of interest for Patient Centred Medical Neighbourhood Readiness Program

CESPHN is offering general practices located in our region the opportunity to be part of the Patient Centre Medical Neighbourhood (PCMN) Readiness Program

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Measles Alert - Sutherland Shire - 4 October 2017

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is again urging people who have been in the Sutherland Shire between 25 September and 1 October 2017, to be aware of the symptoms of measles, after a person that was infectious with measles visited the following areas on multiple occasions during that period. 

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Research has shown that your patients are more likely to have a breast screen if you recommend it to them.

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Infectious Syphilis ALERT - Information for Aboriginal medical services, sexual health clinicians, general practitioners and antenatal services

Aboriginal people in NSW are at high risk of contracting syphilis due to an ongoing syphilis outbreak across northern Australia that has now reached Port Augusta in South Australia.

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New childcare vaccination requirements from 1 January 2018

The NSW Parliament has passed a Bill to amend the Public Health Act to strengthen vaccination enrolment requirements in child care (also known as early childhood education and care).

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Important measles alert

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is urging people who have been in the Sutherland Shire between 5 September and 11 September to be aware of the symptoms of measles after a person that was infectious with measles visited the following areas on multiple occasions during that period.

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NSW Ambulance booking changes for general practice

From Wednesday 6 September 2017, NSW Ambulance is making a change in the way patient information is gathered when receiving requests from doctors and nurses booking an Ambulance via 131 233 for patients requiring ongoing care in an Emergency Department.

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