Clinical Services

November 2019

Free women's health checks at Westmead

14/11/19

Health workers spend so much time caring for others that they often neglect themselves.

 

In recognition of Cervical Cancer Week, the Women’s Health Service at Westmead Hospital is offering all female staff free cervical screen checks and/or health checks.

Free 30 minute appointments are available between 9.00am and 3.30pm on these days:

 

  • Friday 15 November

  • Friday 22 November

  • Friday 29 November

Women's Health is located at G Block, Level 4, Westmead Hospital (take the lift next to the florist up two floors).

 

Make your appointment now by calling Catherine on 0419 676 012.

 

Contact for more information

Catherine, Women's Health

0419 676 012

Submitted by Leanne Findlay on behalf of Women's Health

Summer flu vaccination

14/11/19

If you are travelling to Northern Hemisphere countries during the holiday period, make sure you avoid their winter flu.

It’s safe to get the flu vaccination again if you have already had a flu shot this winter in Australia. Your winter flu shot is no longer effective, as it only provides protection for up to six months.

 

Please talk to your GP or travel clinic before you travel. Get your flu shot at least two weeks before heading overseas as it it takes two weeks for your body to develop antibodies to provide protection.. 

Contact for more information

Stephanie Atkinson

9461 7962

Stephanie.atkinson@health.nsw.gov.au

Submitted by Afrah Fazli on behalf of NSW Health

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