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World No Tobacco Day has a focus on second-hand smoke

Last Friday was World No Tobacco Day  with local Community Health staff joining in with the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSLHD) to help promote the importance of a smoke-free lifestyle. Statistics show that despite declining rates of smoking in Australia, tobacco smoking still remains the leading cause of disease […]

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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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First look at new health service

The Cobar community is invited to view the design plans for the new co-located Health Service at community consultation meetings in Cobar on December 1 and 2. Western NSW Local Health District Northern Sector General Manager Joy Adams said the redevelopment project is an opportunity to upgrade Cobar’s health facility, […]