Membership renewals are going digital

05/07/2018

Starting from July 2018, the National Health Co-op’s annual membership renewal reminders will be sent to members via email. If you need to provide or update your email address, please call us on (02) 6178 0400 or email [email protected] with your new details.

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Simple ways to prevent the spread of influenza

01/06/2018

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

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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NHC Celebrates World Health Day

07/04/2018

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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Yass Clinic Extended Opening Hours

07/03/2018

In response to community feedback and in an effort to increase the availability of afterhours bulk-billing GP services in the Yass Valley, the National Health Co-op is excited to announce that commencing Sunday 18 March 2018, we will be opening our Yass Clinic from 9:00am on Sundays. As always, appointments will be bulk-billed and can be […]

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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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Scheduled Maintenance – Online Bookings Unavailable

08/01/2018

Please be advised our online booking system will be unavailable between 10:00pm Monday 8 January and 7:00am Tuesday 9 January due to scheduled maintenance. During this time you will be unable to make new appointments or view/edit current appointments. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have a medical emergency please call […]

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Changes to Cervical Screening

12/12/2017

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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