Health

Health records go online

Penrith has been selected to trial a new way of keeping health records. My Health Record was launched last Friday and up to 360,000 residents...

New technology will help save lives

Nepean Hospital paediatric staff will have improved lines of communication when it comes to sick children after receiving revolutionary technology. A presentation was held last...

Time to make a change

It’s the statistics we’ve seen time and time again – 60 per cent of western Sydney residents are overweight, and almost half of those...

New psychology clinics open at WSU

Free psychology sessions are coming to Werrington, through the Western Sydney University’s brand new state of the art psychology clinics. The new training and research...

Construction begins on new centre dedicated to children with autism

Construction has started on western Sydney’s first multi-disciplinary centre dedicated to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Former NRL star and Chairman of the Luke Priddis...

Government to tackle drug epidemic

Thousands of methamphetamine users and their families across Lindsay will see more support to battle against the ‘Ice’ epidemic. The final report from the National...

New book to help understanding of mental health

One local crusader is creating the gift that keeps on giving, but she needs your help. Passionate writer Celeste Cannell is creating a children’s picture...

Asthma warning ahead of summer

Asthma sufferers should have their triggers managed before heading outdoors this summer with a specialist at Nepean Hospital warning asthmatics of a difficult season...

Mother’s heartbreaking story aims to raise still birth awareness

It’s the pain that no one wants to talk about let alone go through, but Cranebrook resident Amanda Kirk bravely told her story at...

Girls can join Movember fun too

The ‘Movember’ phenomenon has been strongly focused on men, but now there’s a chance for women to get involved too. ‘MOVE’ is a new way...

Doctors wary of cannabis plan

A local doctor has warned of medicinal cannabis misuse after State and Federal Governments announced they will look to legally grow the drug. The NSW...

Pool warning ahead of hot summer

With summer fast approaching, swimming and pool safety organisations are highlighting the importance of swim safety and reminding parents to be vigilant with their...