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05.08.2019

Delving into SWS health figures: now and in the future

If you’re looking for quality, in-depth information about the health of South West Sydney’s population, look no further than the recently launched “South West Sydney: Our Health” document. The 183-page document is an in-depth study of the health of the SWS’s population, now and into the future, and was prepared by South Western Sydney Primary…

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28.07.2019

Dr Sonu Bhaskar: turning an idea into reality

Two-and-a-half years ago, Dr Sonu Bhaskar had an idea. Standing before him, however, were what many would describe as insurmountable challenges, one of which included a lack of resources. Faced with such challenges, most people would simply have shelved the idea and got on with life. But Dr Bhaskar is not like most people. His…

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19.07.2019

A world first: Train-the-trainer curriculum for home dialysis

It seems obvious and simple enough: nurses who teach patients how to do home dialysis, should be trained how to best impart those skills. But when Professor Josephine Chow, from South West Sydney Local Health District, went looking for standardised and evidence-based “train the trainer curriculum and modules for home dialysis,” she found none.  Not…

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15.07.2019

SWSR Small Grant Scheme: successful applicants announced

This year, the SWSR Small Grant Scheme sought to address the needs of marginalised local communities as the application priority area. Following an independent review process, grants were awarded to three high quality projects that both recognised the burden of health issues within local CALD communities and proposed to establish interventions/processes that would demonstrate direct…

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12.06.2019

Health and Beyond Research and Innovation Showcase 2019

1080 people descended on the William Inglis Hotel on 5th and 6th June 2019 to listen to a myriad of presentations ranging from cannabinoid use in the treatment of chronic pain to building healthy airports. In its 14th year, the Health Beyond Research and Innovation Showcase 2019 promised to be bigger and better than ever…

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