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COVID-19 vaccination: information for the NSW - NSW Health

Details: NSW Health is working closely with the Australian Government to plan and implement a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccination program in NSW. NSW Health's COVID-19 vaccination plans are underpinned by a strong public health system, as well as successful immunisation and mass vaccination programs .

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Health topics from A to Z

Details: New South Wales Population Health Surveys: News: Nits (Head lice) Noise : Norovirus fact sheet: Nose Piercing: NSW Health Pathology: NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (SPANS) NSW State Health Plan: Towards 2021: Nurse practitioners: Nursing and Midwifery - Careers: Nursing and Midwifery Office: Nursing and Midwifery Office - Career

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Open data - NSW Health

Details: Explore, discover and use NSW Health data on these interactive sites. HealthStats NSW. Population health data. Healthcare Observer. Healthcare system performance data. Cancer statistics NSW. Cancer data. NSW Health staff can access advice through Analytics Assist on the NSW Health intranet. Current as at: Friday 20 March 2020

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HealthStats NSW - Ministry of Health

Details: HealthStats NSW is a 'one-stop-shop' public website bringing together data from many sources to produce statistical information about the health of the NSW population. Users can view and download data and select indicators to produce tailored reports that provide insights into a wide range of health determinants and outcomes.

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Health and the Arts

Details: NSW Health and The Arts Framework. Recognising how valuable The Arts can be in improving health outcomes as well as promoting health and wellbeing in the wider community, this NSW Health and The Arts Framework enables the NSW Health system to maximise the benefits of integrating The Arts into the design and delivery of health services, and health messaging.

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New South Wales Population Health Surveys

Details: Population health surveys provide ongoing information on health behaviours, health status and other factors that influence the health of the people of NSW. Adult Population Health Survey *Interviews currently being conducted. The NSW Adult Health Survey is collected through a telephone survey of about 13,000 people from all over NSW. This

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Population Health Home - WSLHD

Details: Public Health Alerts; Contact Details; Menu; Emergency Information. For urgent public health assistance after hours phone Westmead Hospital on . 02 8890 5555. Image courtesy of Parramatta Park. Population Health Protecting and promoting health in Western Sydney. About Us. Immunisation. Communicable Diseases.

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Approved forms and tools - NSW Health

Details: The Improvement Notice - Regulated systems template has been developed by the NSW Ministry of Health to support Authorised Officers to serve an improvement notice, pursuant to sections 41 and 42 of the Public Health Act 2010, if the officer believes, on reasonable grounds, that a regulated system does not comply with, or is not operated or

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Electronic cigarettes - Tobacco and smoking - NSW Health

Details: The Smoke-free Environment Act 2000 and the Passenger Transport (General) Regulation 2017 prohibit people from using electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) in smoke-free areas.They can use e-cigarettes where smoking is not banned. Under the NSW Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2008, it is illegal to sell e-cigarettes or e-cigarette accessories to a person under 18 years of age.

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Single domestic waste water management - NSW Health

Details: This is the only statutory role of NSW Health in on-site single domestic wastewater management. The types of sewage management facilities to which accreditation applies include septic tanks, collection wells, aerated wastewater treatment systems, greywater treatment systems and composting toilets and which are available for purchase by retail.

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eHealth

Details: eHealth Strategy for NSW Health: 2016-2026. World-class, patient-centred and digitally enabled healthcare is the aim of the eHealth Strategy for NSW Health, implementation of which will be driven by eHealth NSW in partnership with Health Agencies over the next decade.. Launched in May 2016 by NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner, the Strategy is a 10-year program of innovation, investment and

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Allied health

Details: Allied Health Professions within NSW Health . The Allied Health Workforce in NSW Health is a diverse group of individual professions, in most instances university qualified professionals who work in a health-care team to support a person's medical care.

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What is Health Reform - Health Reform

Details: Health reform focusses on building a better health system driven by accountability through measurement of outcomes and performance, investment in new models of care, building capability to lead the system into the future, providing services across a continuum of care settings, and using new technologies to promote innovation.

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Hospital in the Home (HITH) - Performance - NSW Health

Details: NSW Health is committed to ensuring that: NSW HITH services have consistent, measurable and clearly defined service delivery models NSW local health districts and specialty health networks have a clearly defined strategy to increase their HITH capacity to meet the needs of specific target patient groups and their broader community

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Legislation - Ministry of Health

Details: Health Practitioner Regulation (Adoption of National Law) Act 2009 No 86 and the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) (except section 165B of that Law and section 4 of that Act in so far as it applies section 165B as a law of New South Wales, the Attorney General)

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Government priorities - NSW Health

Details: Mental Health Safety and Quality in NSW: A plan to implement recommendations of the Review of seclusion, restraint and observation of consumers with a mental illness in NSW Health facilities. Framework for Rostering in NSW Health 2018‑2023. Population Health Research Strategy 2018‑2022.

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Simple steps to protect your health

Details: In Australia, state and federal governments are working closely together to keep the air as clean as possible. There are also steps individuals can take to reduce air pollution in the community such as choosing ‘cleaner’ domestic heaters and reducing the number of trips in the car.

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Public health alert - New venues - News

Details: NSW Health has been advised of a number of new venues visited by confirmed cases of COVID‑19. Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed below is a casual contact who must get tested immediately and self-isolate until a negative result is received. If any symptoms appear, get tested again.

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Waxing - hygiene standards - Fact sheets - NSW Health

Details: Waxing is a method of temporary hair removal and under the Public Health Regulation 2012 is defined as a 'skin penetration procedure'. This means that the premises and procedures must comply with the Public Health Regulation 2012.

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Service planning and performance monitoring - Mental health

Details: Mental health service planning is based on state priorities and local needs. Mental health planning utilises existing NSW Health service planning processes, planning models, demographics and expert local knowledge to make strategic decisions.

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Expressions of Interest - Membership of NSW Health Boards

Details: Attn: EOI Membership NSW Health Boards Corporate Governance and Risk Management Unit NSW Ministry of Health LMB 2030 St Leonards NSW 1590 . For enquiries or to request an Expression of Interest form and Information Package to be sent by post, please call 1800 328 998.

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Mental Health Act 2007 forms - Legislation

Details: The Mental Health Act 2007 forms include prescribed forms, which is content specified in legislation, and non-prescribed forms - which has been developed by the Ministry of Health and approved by the Minister to assist with the administration of the Act.

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Tumut Health Service - MLHD

Details: The Tumut Health Service is a 30 bed Hospital with 16 acute care beds, 4 medical, 4 day surgery beds and 4 maternity beds, 1 palliative Care, 1 Pediatric. There is a 24 hour Accident and Emergency Department

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Fact sheets - Ministry of Health

Details: Failure to comply with the Public Health Act 2010 and the Public Health Regulation, 2012 can result in the issue of a penalty infringement notice. Penalties range from $110 - $1100 for an individual and $220 - $2200 for a corporation. Maximum penalties are higher for prosecutions and may include a daily penalty.

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Child protection and wellbeing - NSW Health

Details: NSW Health is committed to promoting the health, safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Children and young people form one of the most vulnerable groups in our society. It is essential that NSW Health workers identify, consult and respond to instances where a child or young person is at risk of significant harm (ROSH).

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Partnerships and MOUs - Mental health

Details: The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) is a major initiative of NSW Health, the University of Newcastle and Greater Western Area Health Service. It aims to improve the mental health of people living in rural NSW through academic leadership, research, education, service development and information services.

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2021 Postgraduate scholarships - NSW Health

Details: Mental health and drug and alcohol postgraduate scholarships are funded through a partnership between the Mental Health Branch and the Nursing and Midwifery Office. Terms and conditions You can only get one scholarship per program of study

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Training Programs - Aboriginal workforce in NSW Health

Details: The NSW Aboriginal Mental Health Clinical Leadership Program is an essential part to the continuity and support of the NSW Aboriginal Mental Health Worker Training Program, among other responsibilities within Local Health Districts.

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Travellers from New Zealand - Fact sheets - NSW Health

Details: Any breach of the Orders made under the Public Health Act 2010 is an offence where heavy penalties can apply - up to $11,000 and 6 months imprisonment. On the spot fines can also be issued of up to $4,000.

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2020 media releases from NSW Health - News

Details: Public health alert – new venues, flight and transport routes [25 December 2020] COVID-19 (Coronavirus) statistics [25 December 2020] Public health alert - new venues and updated dates, times and advice [24 December 2020] Beware of Salmonella food poisoning this Christmas [24 December 2020]

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Media centre - NSW Health

Details: Health in Focus NSW Health have launched a quarterly newsletter for those interested in news, information and updates from the health system. Join our mailing list

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About Us - MLHD - Murrumbidgee Local Health District

Details: Mental Health Services, including an Inpatient Unit and Mental Health Recovery Services. Our Role. The communities we support are diverse, with approximately 243,228 people in communities large and small across the region. We strive to support people to live the healthiest lives possible and to provide services as close to home as possible.

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Maternal, child and family health

Details: Home page for Maternal, Child and Family Health

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WNSWLHD | Contact Us - Ministry of Health

Details: Supporting Carers. Our Carer Support Program is committed to promoting carers as valued and respected partners in health care.

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Our Services - SNSWLHD - Southern NSW Local Health District

Details: Public Health is responsible for a broad range of health protection including: Environmental Health, Immunisation, Infectious Disease Surveillance, Tobacco Regulation and HIV and Related Programs 1300 066 055

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Children and Young People's Mental Health - Central Coast

Details: Children & young peoples mental health provides a range of clinical and non-clinical services in both the community and in hospital. Services are available 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday and include:

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Review of the Mental Health Review Tribunal

Details: The review of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in respect of forensic patients has completed its consultation phase and is now closed for submissions. A Discussion Paper was prepared to support submissions. Recognising the potential privacy and personal issues submissions may contain, they were sought on a confidential basis and will not be

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Privacy resources - Patient privacy - NSW Health

Details: These documents assist NSW Health staff understand their responsibilities for protecting patient health information in accordance with privacy laws

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National Standards for Mental Health Services - Mental health

Details: The revised National Standards for Mental Health Services was released by the Australian Government's Department of Health in September 2010. The Standards apply to the broad range of mental health services that make up the mental health sector, including:

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Mental health organisations and advocacy groups - Get involved

Details: Mental Health Carers NSW (formerly Arafmi NSW) is the peak body for mental health carers in NSW and representes carers interests. MHCN regularly consults with carers alll over the state to gather opinions and experiences so they can provide feedback on policies and services on behalf of carers to thie Ministry of Health and other government bodies.

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Youth health and wellbeing

Details: A practical resource to assist services in reviewing, planning and evaluating organisational processes related to youth health-related programming. More information. Health services for young people. Youth health services are specialist services providing multidisciplinary, primary healthcare to young people.

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Our Services - MLHD - Murrumbidgee Local Health District

Details: The Community Care Intake Service is a telephone based service and we can provide you with support and clinical advice regarding community health services. 1800 654 324 [email protected]

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Contact Us - SNSWLHD - Southern NSW Local Health District

Details: Our Public Health unit work to identify, prevent and minimise public health risks to our community. They oversee areas such as immunisation, infectious disease control, envioronmental health, sexual health, HIV, hepatitis and tuberculosis to name a few. Need advice or report a breach call 1300 066 055 or email [email protected]

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Maternal Sepsis - NSW Health

Details: What is maternal sepsis? Maternal sepsis is a severe bacterial infection, usually of the uterus (womb), which can occur in pregnant women or more commonly, in the days following childbirth.

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Body Mass Index (BMI) calculator - Ministry of Health

Details: Doctors and other health care professionals are the best people to determine whether your weight is healthy. Visit your GP if you'd like to start a conversation about your health or weight. For more tips, tools and free programs that support healthy eating and active living for you and your family, visit the Healthy Eating Active Living website.

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Youth Health Resource Kit: An Essential Guide for Workers

Details: The Youth Health Resource Kit assists workers to deliver effective and youth-friendly health services. The kit contains up-to-date and comprehensive information about youth health needs for young people (aged 12-24), including those who are most vulnerable. This kit also provides skills and practical steps workers can use to respond effectively

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Paediatric healthcare - Ministry of Health

Details: The team sits in the Health and Social Policy Branch at the NSW Ministry of Health and works in collaboration with: other teams within the Ministry of Health, including Maternity, Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Health, Child and Family Health, Youth Health and Wellbeing, Nursing and Midwifery Office, Prevention and Response to Violence Abuse

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Sexual Health - Central Coast Local Health District - NSW

Details: Contact 02 4320 2114 or fax 02 4320 2020 The Holden Street Sexual Health Clinic is a specialist HIV and Sexual Health service which provides confidential specialist medical care and counselling for people from priority populations including people living with HIV, men who have sex with men, sex workers, people who inject drugs, Aboriginal people, people with symptoms of a sexually

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High TB incidence countries - NSW Health

Details: List of countries with a tuberculosis incidence of 40 cases per 100,000 persons or greater

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