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NSW Health

NSW Health is committed to providing the best patient-centred health services possible, and to the goals of protecting and improving the health of the people of NSW.

NSW Health promotes a culture which reflects their core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

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Last reviewed: October 2018

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Dads know breast is best - video - Maternal, child and family health

​​Developed and produced by South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD), with funding from NSW Kids and Families, this video was made in collaboration with a group of local Aboriginal men, and encourages Aboriginal fathers to support their partner in breastfeeding their babies

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External Cephalic Version for Breech Presentation - Maternal, child and family health

This information brochure provides information about an External Cephalic Version (ECV) for breech presentation

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Chlamydia treatment for your partner | Play Safe

Did you know it’s possible for your partner to get treated for Chlamydia without ever having to see a GP or go to a sexual health clinic? This is known as Patient Delivered Partner Therapy (PDPT)

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Dengue fact sheet

Dengue virus is spread by two types of mosquitoes that prefer to live indoors. Travellers are at risk if they visit an area that has the dengue mosquito.

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Chickenpox and Shingles fact sheet

A fact sheet about chickenpox and shingles. Chickenpox is a common viral infection that can reappear later in life as Shingles. Both can be prevented by vaccination.

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Rural health | NSW Health

In NSW, there are 15 local health districts responsible for providing health services in a wide range of settings, from primary care posts in the remote outback to metropolitan tertiary health centres. Seven of these LHDs comprise rural areas.

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Japanese encephalitis fact sheet - Fact sheets

Japanese encephalitis fact sheet

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Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (Hib) disease fact sheet - Fact sheets

Infection with Hib bacteria can lead to serious illness including meningitis and epiglottitis. With the introduction of Hib vaccine these conditions are now rare. Urgent treatment is necessary as Hib disease can be life threatening.​

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Milk Bank - Maternal and newborn

The NSW Milk Bank provide pasteurised donor human milk to infants at high risk of Necrotising Enterocolitis when maternal supply is not sufficient to meet the nutritional needs of the infant.

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Yarning about Quitting videos - Maternal, child and family health

Page linking to all the videos associated with the Yarning About Quitting learning package

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