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MLHD Prostate Cancer Nurse continues vital work
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is pleased ongoing Federal Government funding for prostate cancer specialist nurses announced today means men and their families across Wagga Wagga and district will continue to access this vital service.
Getting active in The Rock
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is starting two new beginner’s gentle exercise classes at The Rock on Monday 1 May.
Gathering of Aboriginal families in Narrandera
Aboriginal women and children from across the Riverina will gather in Narrandera on Wednesday 3 May for an event organised by Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) Aboriginal Health.
Getting on track to support families and schools
A new team of clinicians is working with six schools across Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) to support families with children with challenging and anti-social behaviour.
New Director appointed for WWRRH
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Cooper to the new role of Director of Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital (WWRRH).
Youth vaccine hip hop video launch
Excitement is building for the screening of a locally filmed and recorded youth video on Saturday 8 April in Wagga Wagga.
Promoting sexual health in a fun and positive way
As Youth Week celebrations kick off, NSW Health reminds young people to look after their health using this year’s message: “Hump Safe this Hump Day. Carry a condom”.
Bookings open for breast screening in Moulamein
Moulamein district women aged 50-74 are encouraged to make an appointment with the BreastScreen NSW mobile van which will be in town for one week from Monday 22 May.
Murrumbidgee tops the nation in HPV vaccination
The Murrumbidgee region leads the nation in Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates for girls aged 15 with 86 per cent fully immunised, according to an Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report released today.
Moving right to stay upright
April Falls Day 2017 will be observed by Murrumbidgee Local Health District on Monday 3 April.
Stepping On comes to Harden
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is partnering with the Mercy Care Centre Young to deliver the Stepping On falls prevention program in Harden from Tuesday 9 May.
Bookings open for breast screening in Lake Cargelligo
Lake Cargelligo and district women aged 50-74 are encouraged to make an appointment with the BreastScreen NSW mobile van which will be in town for one week from Monday 1 May.
Patient numbers increase yet treatment times improve
Since it opened in January 2016, Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital (WWRRH) has treated more patients while continuing to improve treatment times.
Emergency Departments are for emergencies
More people are attending the Griffith Base Hospital (GBH) Emergency Department (ED) for non-urgent conditions, according to the latest Hospital Quarterly from the Bureau of Health Information report released today.
Community exercise leader training in Wagga Wagga
Twenty five new volunteer Community Exercise leaders will be trained in Wagga Wagga on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 March to deliver more exercise classes for older adults across Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD).
Launch of new sugary drinks video
In a NSW first, Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) has taken sugary drinks off the menu at its facilities.
Appointment of Geriatrician for MLHD
Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital (WWRRH) and Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) welcome the appointment of Senior Staff Specialist Geriatrician, Professor Paul Finucane.
Step out during Seniors Week
Murrumbidgee Local Health District is celebrating Seniors Week from 3 - 12 March by congratulating 96 tai chi, community exercise and aqua exercise leaders for their hard work and commitment to keep the community active and fit.
Generous donation will help save lives
A $39,600 donation from Adelong-Batlow United Hospital Auxiliary (UHA) has provided funding to equip all of Murrumbidgee Local Health District’s (MLHD) Patient Transport Vehicles with life-saving equipment.
Mosquito borne viruses hit record numbers
Record numbers of Ross River Virus cases notified to the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) have prompted further warnings for people to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.
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