Conversations about community health

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    Homebirths in Broome

    I am wondering what is the current situation with having a Homebirth in Broome. I heard the Community Midwifery Program had applied to do homebirths, such as is offered elsewhere in Australia, and I'm wondering where this process is currently at?...Read more
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    Consultation on a NSQHS Standards resource for community health services

    The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare is asking for feedback on a draft resource to help community health services using the National Safety and Quality Health Service ( NSQHS ) Standards. Information is available on their website at http://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/our-work/accreditation-and-the-nsqhs-standards/current-consultations/#Consultation-on-a-resource-for-community-health-services-applying-the- NSQHS -Standards The consultation will close on 24 July 2015.Read more
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    Adelong Men's Shed - Murrumbidgee Medicare Local

    A few months ago our Men's Shed held a pit stop. I checked out OK except for weight, had a blood test in and came out of that was something not right with my liver so had a scan and found my liver was 5cm too thick. Doctor said I had a fatty liver and had to lose weight - so no alcohol, no sugar, no diary products. I had to acheive a certain weight. This was in May - by November I have acheived it. Doctor and everyone happy...Read more
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