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Western Sydney Elders Olympics

Elders from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are invited to participate in the games.

When: 
Wednesday 18 September
9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Where:
Mount Druitt PCYC
453A Luxford Rd
Lethbridge Park NSW 2770

FREE ENTRY AND LUNCH PROVIDED!

For more information and registration, contact Carol Muthunesan on 0438 966 619 or Carol.Muthunesan@health.nsw.gov.au 

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NADA – Engaging Consumers: Tricky or Transformational?

Join NADA for the ‘Engaging Consumers: Tricky or Transformational?’ webinar.

In partnership with the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD), NADA is hosting this exciting event. Well respected consumer advocate and OA recipient Annie Madden will join other presenters with lived experience in this interactive and thought-provoking event. They will delve into the role of language, consumers and research and hear consumers experiences of engagement.

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM AEST
Where: Online – wherever you have internet

Click here to register now on the NADA website.

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Premiere: Half a Million Steps

Red Carpet Event & Screening of Uniting’s Fair Treatment Campaign Documentary

Half a Million Steps
View the trailer here

When:
Thursday 13 June 2019
6 pm arrival for 7 pm screening

Where:
Palace Chauvel Cinema
249 Oxford Street
Paddington
Semi-Formal attire suggested

Please RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/SydneyPremiere   

 

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Get bloody serious at Hepatitis NSW

These workshops are designed for people working in the clinical and community sector. Ideal for getting a solid update on new treatments with guest speakers from clinical services and local community to inform and inspire. Interactive elements during the day aim to strengthen local networks to better engage people into treatment and broaden prevention strategies.

Guest speakers include:

  • Clinical Nurse Consultant –  Rebecca Lothian from Kirkton Road Clinic presenting on Patient Pathways.
  • HNSW Ceen & Heard speaker – presenting on living with hepatitis C and experiences of accessing new treatments
  • Needle Syringe Program Coordinator, Rod Smith presents a tour of one of the busiest NSPs in Sydney
  • Hepatitis NSW educator – Ruth Bearpark from HNSW facilitating and presenting workshop.

For registration and learning outcomes, click here https://hep.eventbrite.com.au/

For more info, please contact Ruth on info@hep.org.au or 1800 803 990.

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Get bloody serious at Hepatitis NSW

These workshops are designed for people working in the clinical and community sector. Ideal for getting a solid update on new treatments with guest speakers from clinical services and local community to inform and inspire. Interactive elements during the day aim to strengthen local networks to better engage people into treatment and broaden prevention strategies.

Guest speakers include:

  • Clinical Nurse Consultant –  Rebecca Lothian from Kirkton Road Clinic presenting on Patient Pathways.
  • HNSW Ceen & Heard speaker – presenting on living with hepatitis C and experiences of accessing new treatments
  • Needle Syringe Program Coordinator, Rod Smith presents a tour of one of the busiest NSPs in Sydney
  • Hepatitis NSW educator – Ruth Bearpark from HNSW facilitating and presenting workshop.

For registration and learning outcomes, click here https://hep.eventbrite.com.au/

For more info, please contact Ruth on info@hep.org.au or 1800 803 990.

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Family Fun Day at Kooloora Community Centre

On Saturday May 11th Hepatitis NSW will holding an Aboriginal focused Family Fun Day at Kooloora Community Centre for the local communities around Malabar and La Perouse area.  Following the Welcome to Country, from local Bidjigal woman, Maxine Ryan. The event will commence, and is packed with fun activities for the entire family.  A variety of local organisations will also participate offering information and giveaways.  These include-  Randwick Council, Australian Hearing, St Vincents de Paul, Strengthening our Mob, GO4Fun, along with Kooloora Woodturners, who will be looking after the BBQ lunch.  While your children are occupied playing on the jumping castle or having their faces painted, adults can listen to music and pick-up valuable information about their health and local services.  We look forward to seeing you there.

From 11am – 2pm
Kooloora Community Centre
167 Bilga Crescent, Malabar

Click here for more information on the Kooloora site

 

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Korean Health Expo

Awareness & Accessibility

Find out about health services, information and get involved!
There will be a range of health service booths, including Hepatitis B info, Bowel Cancer Screening info and small health talk.
Enjoy refreshments and cultural performances.

WHEN
9am – 1pm

WHERE
Banksia Room, Lidcombe Dooleys Catholic Club, 11-17 Church St, Lidcombe NSW 2141

For more info, please contact koreanwelfare@hotmail.com

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AHA Conference 2019

Now approaching its 15th year, the Australasian Hepatology Association conference is well established as the leading educational and networking event for hepatology nurses and allied health professionals across Australia and New Zealand.

To be held at the conference facility at Opal Cove, Coffs Harbour.

For more info, click here for the AHA Conference website.

 

 

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Celebrate Lunar New Year in Ultimo

Come visit us at the Ultimo Lunar New Year Festival of the Pig!

Wear your favourite traditional garment and join in the fun.

Including: Lion Dance, Kung Fu Workshop, Taichi workshop, table tennis tournament, calligraphy booth, Chinese painting workshop, live traditional music, dumplings and more.

For more information, call 02 9298 3103.

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RACGP: Curing Hepatitis C in General Practice

Hepatitis C can now be cured in General Practice. Help your patients today!

The RACGP, in collaboration with NSW Health invites local GPs to an upcoming hepatitis C evening training session.

At the end of this training GPs will be able to:

  • Identify priority populations for hepatitis C testing
  • Interpret test results and diagnose hepatitis C appropriately
  • Assess for liver fibrosis and other co-morbidities
  • Explain which patients can be managed in primary care and those requiring specialist referral
  • Initiate treatment, monitor and follow-up according to the recommended guidelines

Primary Healthcare Nurses and Allied Health Professionals are also welcome.
Registrations for the event is free, and can be found at racgp.org.au/education/courses/racgpevents/nsw/
Call 02 9886 4736 to register if you are not a member of the RACGP.

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