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Recognition for Cobar hospital staff

The Cobar Health Service team at Cobar Hospital is up for a Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) Health and Innovation award. The Cobar team has implemented a program at the hospital to partner with their patients to ensure safer discharges. The project has been short-listed for the District’s Living […]

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High ranking for Cobar Hospital

With regards to performance, Cobar Hospital staff have scored high within the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD). Cobar Health Services Manager Mary Urquhart said Cobar Hospital staff had ranked very well in a number of key performance areas set by the WNSWLHD. “Out of the 38 WNSWLHD facilities, Cobar […]

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Emergency training for hospital staff

Dr David Lord Cowell from Dubbo Hospital visited Cobar Health Service as a part of the Emergency Medicine Education and Training (EMET) program earlier this month. The EMET program provides emergency medicine training to GPs and other medical and nursing staff working across rural and regional Australia. Launched in 2012, […]

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2016

Plans for new health facilities take another step forward

Memorandum of Understanding to incorporate the Lilliane Brady Village retirement home with Cobar’s proposed new multipurpose health service. The matter was discussed in the Committee of the Whole closed council meeting last Thursday with council agreeing to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with Health Administration Corporation and Western NSW Local […]

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Locals can learn about new MPS

Members of the public are invited to an information session tonight at the Cobar Memorial Services Club to find out what’s being planned for Cobar’s new Multipurpose Service (MPS) health facility. Staff from the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) and Health Infrastructure who are working on the project will […]