The 11 steps in the voluntary assisted dying process in NSW

There are 11 steps in the voluntary assisted dying process in NSW. You can pause or stop the process at...
30 November 2023
Woman receiving end of life care from her GP

New COVID-19 vaccine recommended for older and immunocompromised people

Vaccination is the best way to protect yourself from severe illness or death from COVID-19. With older age continuing to...
30 November 2023
Older couple happily showing off their vaccination bandaids.

Program available for women with weight issues at Bankstown

Bankstown Diabetes Centre will run an eight-week group for women under 40 who have struggled with weight, from 16 February...
30 November 2023

Mental health resources for communities affected by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

The recent violence in Gaza and Israel is resonating within communities across Australia, including those in South Western Sydney. It...
30 November 2023
flags of Palestine and Israel

SWSPHN staff present at Community Services Networking Day

SWSPHN representatives attended the Community Services Networking Day at Wollondilly Shire Hall in Picton last week.   Our Integration and Priority...
30 November 2023

The NSW Hepatitis C Remote Prescribing Program – a flexible approach to treatment initiation

Despite being a curable condition, hepatitis C remains one of the leading causes of liver cancer in Australia. To meet...
30 November 2023

GP Link Lunches

Welcome to GP Link Lunches! As part of its ongoing GP advocacy work, Sydney South West GP Link has developed the...
30 November 2023
GP Link Chair, Dr Kenneth McCroary

Attending cancer screening gatherings was life-changing for some participants

A six-month cancer screening incentive scheme in South Western Sydney has wound up, with a final progress report highlighting positive...
28 November 2023

Plan ahead to protect yourself from the heat this summer

Hot weather and extreme heat can affect anyone. Did you know in Australia, extreme heat events (heatwaves) are responsible for...
28 November 2023

New antenatal syphilis screen introduced

NSW Health has introduced a second universal antenatal syphilis screen at 26 to 28 weeks gestation and additional screening for...
27 November 2023