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Suzie grateful to be celebrating Stroke Week

When Aberdeen local Suzie Henry had a stroke at her daughter’s house in May last year, it had come with no warning signs. The 42-year-old was fit...

New Maitland Hospital on the rise

When you drive past the development site for the new $470 million Maitland Hospital, you will notice a lot has changed. A Health Infrastructure NSW spokesperson has...

Rehabilitation centre to call Thornton home

A new neurological rehabilitation centre is set to provide patients across the Hunter with state-of-the-art care. Located at the Thornton Interchange, the $2.6 million centre will feature...

Renowned Hunter doctor wins prestigious award

Winning an award that recognises your work as being the best in the country is normally a reason to boast. However, for Newcastle cancer researcher Dr Matthew...

Time to mask up NSW, says AMA

The Australian Medical Association is urging NSW residents to start wearing face masks to contain the spread of COVID-19. AMA President Dr Omar Khorshid and AMA NSW...

Boiled water alert for Scone

Scone residents are advised to boil water for drinking and food preparation, until further notice. Heavy continuous rainfall in the Glenbawn catchment has caused the Aberdeen River...

Gallery expansion to include more exhibition space

An amended development application (DA) is set to transform the Newcastle Art Gallery and be a major drawcard for the city. Earlier this week, City of...

Oh baby: ultrasounds are at home in the Hunter

Whitney Hannah-Owen admits she has been called ‘The Baby Whisperer’ before. The Canadian-born small business-owner said her work in diagnostics means she’s been up close and personal...

Virtual reality to become “an indispensable tool in health”

Newcastle-based movement therapist Rohan O'Reilly is revolutionising rehabilitation for stroke, brain and spinal cord injury victims. As co-founder of Australia’s first integrated virtual reality (VR) neuro rehabilitation...

New CT machine arrives at Tomaree Community Hospital

The Tomaree Community Hospital and Health Centre is now home to a new CT machine. The Computerised Tomography (CT) machine means that patients can receive a scan...

New group guides fathers through “rocky road”

Dads who are in distress as they navigate child access disputes and the family courts now have access to a new support network in the Hunter. The...

Nurses protest “outrageous” wage freeze

“It’s outrageous, to freeze our wages.” That was the cry from protesting nurses and midwives at one of Newcastle’s main intersections on Tuesday afternoon.

Legionnaires’ cases prompt gardening warning

Local health professionals are urging the community to be careful when using potting mix after three cases of confirmed Legionnaires’ disease have been discovered in recent weeks.

New help for severe asthmatics

Andrew Farrant lives a life of uncertainty. Diagnosed with severe eosinophilic asthma, he never knows when an attack could happen. “You can get up...

Australian-first initiative for Hunter Melanoma Foundation

The Hunter Melanoma Foundation (HMF) has created an animated guide to help people check their skin. The first of its kind in Australia - the idea for...

State-of-the-art health facility officially handed over

A one-stop shop that promises to deliver improved services to residents in the Tomaree Peninsula has been officially handed over to Hunter New England Health today. The...

New campaign celebrates nurses and midwives

Health services across the state are coming together to honour the crucial work of nurses and midwives. A new campaign, dubbed 'Healing Hearts', will help to mark...

Push-up challenge promotes connection

Thousands of Australians will connect virtually to challenge themselves physically by attempting to complete a push-up challenge this month. The challenge encourages participants to learn about mental...

Funding for physical and mental health programs

A number of community projects across Lake Macquarie will share more than $270,000 in funding to roll out mental and physical health programs and build new infrastructure.

Air quality monitor to be installed in Lake Macquarie

An independently-operated air quality monitor will be installed in Lake Macquarie to address concerns over pollution caused by coal-fired power stations and other industries. Lake Macquarie MP...

Toilet paper shortage leads to awareness campaign

A new awareness campaign has been launched in the wake of an increase in blockages caused by a lack of toilet paper. Hunter Water's 'Respect the Throne'...
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