Staff are first to get the vaccine

Dr Afshin headed up the local Cobar Primary Health Care Centre (CPHCC) COVID- 19 vaccination team that began administering vaccinations in Cobar last week. Among the first to receive the dose as part of phase 1b of the Department of Health’s vaccination program were CPHCC staff members, including practice nurse, […]


Promoting local artists’ work

Cobar Primary Health Care Centre staff Mehakdeep Kaur (left) and Sandy Negfeldt (far right) with their art competition winners Thelma Wade (3rd place), Anita Neate (2nd place), Jessica Sinclair (1st place) and Liz Whiteman (4th place) on Monday. The winners each received a certificate and shared $280 worth of Cobar […]

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Show your art talent

Cobar Primary Heath Care has launched a new art competition which will showcase local artists’ work on the walls inside the building. Entries are now open until December 14. Participants can drop their entry into the centre.  A range of prizes are on offer for top placed finishers. Pictured is […]

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Community send-off for much loved duo

         Dr Deon Heyns and his wife Ingrid, a local nurse, were farewelled by the Cobar community on Sunday. The pair will work their last shifts this Friday and attend more farewell functions this week with Cobar Primary Health Care and Cobar Hospital staff before packing up and heading to […]

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Medical centre extensions taking shape

The new extension to the Cobar Primary Health Care Centre (CPHCC) is starting to take shape with the building’s frame now up. CPHCC’s practice manager Bernie Martin told The Cobar Weekly that work is progressing well on the extension to the medical centre and is on schedule. “We did a […]

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Chemists ready to help as codeine changes come into force

From tomorrow Cobar residents, like all other Australian residents, will no longer be able to buy medication containing codeine from chemists without a prescription. The Australian Government has made changes to the law regarding the sale of medicines containing codeine. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) unanimously agreed to the changes […]