Children’s Health Services

Northern NSW LHD provides a range of services that focus on enhancing the health and wellbeing of children and young people, and their caregivers. There is commitment to providing a comprehensive range of high quality and accessible health care services for children that meet the child’s immediate physiological needs, within a holistic framework that also meets the psychological and social needs of the child and his/her family.

NNSW LHD Children’s Health Services

Aboriginal Child, Youth and Family Strategy
Aboriginal Child, Youth and Family Strategy
The Aboriginal Child, Youth and Family Strategy (ACYFS) is a state-wide prevention and early intervention Strategy that aims to provide Aboriginal children with the best start in life …
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Child and Family Counselling Services
Child and Family Counselling Services
Counselling services are provided by Psychologists and Social Workers. Child and Family Counsellors provide assessment and counselling aimed at enhancing psychological and social wellbeing …
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Child and Family Health Nursing
Child and Family Health Nursing
Childild and Family Health Nurses offer a range of services. They participate in the Families New South Wales program and provide Universal Home Visiting to new parents after their discharge from hospital …
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Clinical Genetics
Clinical Genetics
Genetic counselling is the provision of information and support regarding genetic disorders, birth defects, health concerns or test results relating to the individual or their family …
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Community Child and Family Health Services
Community Child and Family Health Services
Early childhood is a period when the foundations for lifelong health are established. Provision of effective Child and Family Health Services …
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Families NSW
Families NSW
Families NSW is the NSW Government’s whole of government prevention and early intervention strategy for families expecting a baby or with children aged up to 8 years …
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Hearing Services
Hearing Services
Hearing Services (Nurse Audiometry) is a diagnostic hearing health service offered in the Community Health care setting, which predominantly focuses on children …
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Child Protection Services
Child Protection Services
NNSW LHD provides a range of services that focus on both enhancing the health and wellbeing of children and young people and their caregivers and reducing the health impacts of abuse and neglect …
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Newborn Hearing Screening
Newborn Hearing Screening
In most of the hospitals providing birthing services, screening is conducted by specially trained enrolled nurses and midwives …
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Paediatric Inpatient Services
Paediatric Inpatient Services
NNSW LHD provides a range of services that focus on both enhancing the health and wellbeing of children and young people and their caregivers …
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Paediatric Therapy
Paediatric Therapy
Paediatric therapy services typically include Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Pathology …
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School Health Program
School Health Program
This is an early identification and referral program targeting all Aboriginal children starting school the following year, and also children who have been identified with concerns by preschool teachers and /or parents …
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Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening
Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening
The StEPS program is a free population based vision screening program and is designed to identify childhood vision problems which cannot be detected by observation, behaviour, family history or vision surveillance …
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FRS

Follow this link for information about the Family Referral Service: http://www.nrsdc.org.au/frs.html

 

healthynorthcoast Follow this link to Healthy North Coast, a North Coast Medicare Local web site

www.healthynorthcoast.org.au