Issue 6
February 23, 2017
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Health site helping patients and carers

Healthy Western Sydney is website providing western Sydney residents localised health information and resources. The website offers a vast array of health information drawing together appropriate quality and Australian-based material so that it is available on one site.

Among the first of its kind, Healthy Western Sydney provides key information to patients about common health conditions, and can be recommended by local health professionals. Information includes that on general health, children’s health, older person’s health, lifestyle & preventive health, local health services and carer support with additional topics to be added overtime.

Stemming from clinical-portal Western Sydney HealthPathways, Healthy Western Sydney is currently being promoted across the region and can accessed by visiting

Promotional cards are available for order through the HealthPathways team at or (02) 8811 7100.

Nurse & Practice Manager Education: COPD Workshop
Monday 13th Mar, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Aboriginal Health Services Community Forum
Tuesday 14th Mar, 10:00am - 1:00pm
My Health Record: Your Questions Answered
Tuesday 14th Mar, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Rheumatology GP Lecture
Wednesday 22nd Mar, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Tendering Opportunities: Mental Health After Hours Service

Western Sydney Primary Health Network is seeking proposals from service providers or organisations with experience in the provision of mental health after hours services. Proposals on setting up, expanding or improving existing services in western Sydney are required, particularly in the areas of suicide prevention. The funding is designed to extend the hours of mental health services beyond the normal Monday to Friday business hours. For more information or to apply visit: Closing dates apply and registrations are free.

For any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Meghna Savania on (02) 8811 7177.

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world, with around 80 Australians each week dying from the disease. The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) aims to reduce deaths from bowel cancer through early detection by sending free at-home test to people aged between 50 and 74 years. To register click here.

GP Association Meetings

See below for a list of GP Association Meetings in western Sydney:

Mount Druitt: CT Angiography, Friday, 3 March, click here.

Hills: COPD, Wednesday, 8 March, click here.

Blacktown: COPD, Wednesday, 15 March, click here.

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