On behalf of Wellington Primary Care Partnership, we are excited to announce that we will be coordinating Standard Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training again for the community in June in Yarram. This training is a Government initiative which is funded through Mental Health First Aid Australia supporting rural communities. This FREE training will be held over 4 nights (18, … [Read more...] about Mental Health First Aid Training – Yarram – June 2018
The Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria (RFDS) have launched a new service called ‘Ask the Flying Doctor’. Ask the Flying Doctor is a FREE email support service where GPs practicing in rural Victoria are able to submit questions or seek advice from the RFDS specialist team to assist with the treatment and management of their patients. This free service is available to … [Read more...] about Ask the Flying Doctor GP Support Service is now available
Nationally the 2017 influenza season was the worst in many years so PLEASE think about your health and that of others this year and get the FLU shot, not the flu. Flu vaccinations are available FREE of charge for anyone 65+ years, for infants from 6 months up to 5 years, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, immunocompromised people aged 15 years to <65 years and … [Read more...] about Wellington Shire Flu Vaccinations 2018
Premier’s Active April is a great way to increase the level of physical activity in your workplace. Once you Register for Active April you can create teams and invite workmates to join. HOW DO I START A WORKPLACE TEAM? You can start your workplace team in one of two ways: from the Team prompts at the end of registration, or from the Teams page once you Log … [Read more...] about Premier’s Active April
The Prime Minister and the Heart Foundation has announced an exciting new campaign to help Australians get walking. The Prime Minister’s One million steps asks participants to walk towards 1 million steps or 100 group walks in twenty weeks. As they walk, they’ll be rewarded for reaching step or group walk milestones – all walkers who reach 1 million steps or 100 group walks, … [Read more...] about Prime Minister’s One Million Steps
Rob Preston, Health Promotions Officer, Yarram and District Health Service competed in the Coast to Coast World Multi-Sport Championships last month in New Zealand. The race included running, white water kayaking and road cycling over a 243 kilometres. Several thousand competed in the two day course but Rob was one of 150 competitors attempting the race in one day. Rob did … [Read more...] about Rob Preston, YDHS competes in the Coast to Coast World Multi-Sport Championships!