Health

  • Simple ways to prevent the spread of influenza

    With the first day of winter here already, we’re sharing five simple tips to help stop the spread of influenza and keep you healthy this flu season. Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze and cough The flu virus can travel through the air so when you cough or sneeze you should turn away […]

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  • Healthy Heart Information Session – Yass, NSW

    Taking care of your heart is an important step in maintaining good health; sadly, heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australian men and women. The good news is that heart disease is often preventable, and the best way to look after your heart is by leading a healthy lifestyle. To help our […]

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  • Smoking Cessation Information Session

    Are you a smoker looking for information on how you can quit? Do you know a smoker and would like to learn about the ways you can support your family, friends or colleagues as they undergo the process of giving up smoking? Perhaps you would just like to know more about nicotine addiction? The National […]

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  • NHC Celebrates World Health Day

    April 7th is the World Health Organisation’s World Health Day and this year’s theme is ‘Universal Healthcare Coverage for All’. This day shines a spotlight on the importance of ensuring access to quality health services for people regardless of their location or economic means. At the National Health Co-op, we believe that no one should have […]

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  • Flu Vaccinations Now Available

    The weather may still be warm but the flu season is just around the corner!  Make sure you’re prepared by getting your flu shot from the National Health Co-op (NHC). We are providing private-cost flu shots for our members at $15 each; these are available now. Please call us (02) 6178 0400 to book your appointment. To offer greater […]

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  • Endometriosis Information Session

    Endometriosis is a condition characterised by the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterus, affecting up to 10% of women of child bearing age. Symptoms include painful periods, chronic pelvic pain and fertility issues, but alarmingly the average time to diagnose endometriosis may be up to 7 years. To encourage awareness of endometriosis, the National […]

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  • Skin Cancer & Sun Safety Info Session

    Skin Cancer & Sun Safety Info Session

    Do you know how to recognise a potential skin cancer on yourself or your loved ones? Sadly, the incidence of skin cancers in Australia is one of the highest in the world, and according to Cancer Council Australia, two in three Australians are likely to be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are […]

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  • Changes to Cervical Screening

    Cervical screening has changed in Australia. On 1 December 2017, the Pap test was replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. The latest scientific and medical evidence shows that having Cervical Screening Test every five years is just as safe, and is more effective than having a Pap test every two years. […]

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  • Breastfeeding Information Session

    Breastfeeding Information Session

    Having a baby? Do you have questions about breastfeeding? The National Health Co-op and the Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA), supported by Service One Alliance Bank, invite you to come along to our relaxed information session for expectant mothers and fathers and learn about the best start you can give your baby. Although breastfeeding is natural […]

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  • Diabetes Awareness Info Session

    Diabetes Awareness Info Session

    Diabetes is a serious and complex condition affecting approximately 1.2 million Australians. It is a condition that requires daily care, and as such, successful management of diabetes requires regular check-ups. That’s why it’s important to complete an annual diabetes cycle of care which would allow you, your nurse and your GP to identify and manage any […]

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