Media Releases

Telestroke service reaches Tweed patients

Stroke patients in the Tweed will now have 24-hour access to an innovative telehealth service, with the NSW Telestroke Service offering people living in regional and rural areas increased access to life-saving stroke diagnosis and treatment.

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Honouring our midwives

Hospitals across Northern NSW Local Health District honoured the compassion, skill and dedication of midwives on International Day of the Midwife, Wednesday 5 May.

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Telestroke service reaches Clarence Valley patients

Stroke patients in the Clarence Valley will now have 24-hour access to an innovative telehealth service as part of a $21.7 million initiative being rolled out across NSW. The NSW Telestroke Service offers people living in regional and rural areas increased access to life-saving stroke diagnosis and treatment by connecting local doctors to specialist stroke physicians via video consultation.

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Changes to COVID-19 testing clinics in Northern NSW

orthern NSW Local Health District is grateful for the large community turnout for COVID-19 testing over recent weeks. “With testing numbers now trending back towards the levels seen prior to the recent case of COVID-19, we are standing down several of the additional clinics,” Wayne Jones, Chief Executive Northern NSW Local Health District, said. From […]

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