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15/02/2018

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10,000 Steps a Day- Your Health is Counting on it

Grand Pacific Health is encouraging people to take advantage of their Free Pedometer Loan Scheme to see if they’re on track for 10,000 steps a day.

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07/02/2018

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Parents and Prams Walk and Talk

Grand Pacific Health and the National Heart Foundation of Australia, are encouraging mums and dads with young kids to take a walk in their local area with a new group starting up in Goulburn from February 13.

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31/01/2018

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Real Stories - Frank the Rooster

Prior to attending the Lifestyle integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE) program, Sussex Inlet resident, Frank Lahene, had experienced 7 falls over a 4 month period. Some of these falls had resulted in trips to the Emergency Department, tendon damage and even re- stitching of his carpal tunnel surgery.

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30/01/2018

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GPH Employees Celebrate Original Article Being Published

Two Grand Pacific Health staff members are being recognised this week after their article, 'Living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: The stories of frequent attenders to the Emergency Department,' has featured in the latest Journal of Clinical Nursing.

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18/01/2018

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HASI Ulladulla Official Opening

Grand Pacific Health (GPH) is officially opening its Ulladulla HASI (Housing and Accommodation Support initiative) office on January 24.GPH were awarded the Shoalhaven HASI tender in late 2017 and are now setting up offices in Ulladulla and Nowra to support local participants.HASI Team Leader George Hamza says Support Workers have...

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02/01/2018

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Free 7 Week Falls Prevention Program

Are you over 60 and concerned about your balance? Have you tripped or fallen over in the past year or are you worried about falling? Perhaps you are finding it harder to get out of a chair than you used to? LiFE might be the program for you.LiFE is a...

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02/01/2018

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Taking care of Illawarra’s mums, bubs and dads: Promoting Perinatal Mental Health

The Perinatal Mental Health program at Grand Pacific Health (GPH) in Wollongong is comprised of a small team of dedicated psychologists. We provide free individual and group therapy in the perinatal period (the time around pregnancy and following childbirth).

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19/12/2017

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The Health Update

The first edition of our combined Clinics Newsletter for Shell Cove Family Health and Grand Pacific Health Centre Nowra has just been released just in time for Christmas. It features some great tips for staying healthy over the holidays.

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21/11/2017

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Grand Pacific Health Supports Windang Walkers

Grand Pacific Health (GPH) is supporting several local walking groups in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven including the ‘Windang Walkers.’ The Windang Walkers walk on Wednesdays at 3.30pm and meet at the Pur Pur Point carpark (cnr Reddall Parade & Entrance St) Lake Illawarra.

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15/11/2017

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Mental health leaders applaud momentous day in Australian history

The CEOs of Australia’s leading youth mental health organisations have issued the following joint statement on behalf of #mindthefacts in response to the result of the marriage equality postal survey:We applaud the majority ‘YES’ vote in the same sex marriage survey.

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