Healthy Heart Information Session – Yass, NSW

23/05/2018

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

10/05/2018

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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Menopause Information Session

12/04/2018

The menopause refers to the time in a woman’s life when her periods stop and her ovaries lose their reproductive function. Usually, this occurs between the ages of 45-55; in Australian women the average age to reach menopause is 51. With symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats, sleeplessness, vaginal dryness and reduced libido, as […]

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Endometriosis Information Session

05/03/2018

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

18/01/2018

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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Breastfeeding Information Session

11/10/2017

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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‘It’s Time to Talk: Dying to Know’ Information Evening

17/07/2017

It’s never easy talking about death. It’s uncomfortable and confronting, but talking about what we would like to do when the time is nearing is important. Preparing our wishes with family helps them understand and prepare, and makes our last moments with loved ones more precious and less stressful. Discussing and planning our wishes come […]

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Diabetes Awareness Info Session

27/06/2017

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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Prostate Cancer Information Session

24/05/2017

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in Australia – the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare estimates that 16,665 males will be diagnosed with this disease in 2017 alone. Because prostate cancer is generally a slow growing disease, the majority of men with low grade prostate cancer live for many years without symptoms […]

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Smoking Cessation Information Session

01/05/2017

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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