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MEDIA RELEASE: New model of care supports individuals with severe mental illness in central and eastern Sydney

An additional 20,000 occasions of care will be provided to more than 2,400 people living with severe mental illness in central and eastern Sydney over the next two years under the Severe Mental Illness Primary Care Supports (SMIPCS) Program.

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MERS: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

Important information for Health Professionals regarding patients returning from the Middle East after the annual Muslim pilgrimage Hajj about the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The preventative health messages are targeted towards people travelling to the Hajj from 30 August – 4 September 2017. 

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Important Seasonal Influenza Update – Influenza cases higher than predicted peak

NSW Influenza Update - flu activity is currently high with multiple strains circulating.

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Nasogastric tube feeding: Have your say

Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District and Central and Eastern Sydney PHN are currently looking at how we work together to care for children with complex and chronic conditions.

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Health alert: Warning on viral gastroenteritis

NSW Health is urging the community to wash their hands and stay at home if affected by gastroenteritis, following an increase in viral gastroenteritis notifications and emergency department presentations in hospitals across the state.

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Measles alert: NSW Health urges awareness after Sydney case

​NSW Health is urging people who have been in the Sydney CBD and Leichhardt from July 15 -19 to be aware of the symptoms of measles after an infected tourist visited these areas.

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New COPD online training modules on COPD medicines, inhaler device technique and more

In our quest to provide best-practice tools for health professionals Lung Foundation Australia has released new individual training modules on various Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) topics.

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Expression of interest: Lungs in Action instructor

Expression of interest: Lungs in Action instructor

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NSW Vaccine Centre Transition

The contractor that manages the NSW Vaccine Centre has changed. The URL of the NSW Vaccine Ordering System has changed to https://nsw.tollhealthcare.com/. Phone and fax numbers remain the same.

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Improvements to My Aged Care

Commencing 3 July 2017, changes have been made to My Aged Care.

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