2 March 2017 HealthWISE Heart Forum Wee Waa

HealthWISE is HeartWISE in Wee Waa HealthWISE will host heart health forum, second of three heart health events. HealthWISE will take over the Wee Waa Bowling club on Thursday March 30 to hold a women’s heart health forum. Part of a successful bid in securing a NSW Heart Foundation community grant. The grant aims to promote women and heart disease as part of making the invisible visible campaign. Heart Foundation NSW Women and Heart Disease Manger Angela Hehir will travel from Sydney to be a guest speaker at the Wee Waa event. Other guest speakers include Dr Dilini Pathiratne – Narrabri GP, HealthWISE Primary Health Care Nurse Fiona Robertson and Dietitian Rachael Smalley. “More than 90 percent of Australian women have at least one modifiable risk factor for heart disease, and half of all women have two or three risk factors” Angela said. “We are delighted to have the HealthWISE team promote this important campaign and look forward to working with HealthWISE to make this Invisible issue more visible,” she added. A local dance group will provide entertainment and HealthWISE Primary Health Care Nurses will provide free health checks.

Media opportunity
What:Heart Health Forum Wee Waa
Where: Wee Waa & District Bowling Club, 69 Alma Street Wee Waa NSW 2388
When: Thursday March 30 2017 11:30am
Available for comment: Fiona Robertson – HealthWISE Primary Health Care Nurse 0447 611 460