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We offer a wide range of services for​

You and your family
Health Professionals
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In a recent survey, HealthWISE clients throughout the region said ‘if they needed help in the future they would feel comfortable contacting their GP for a referral to HealthWISE and would recommend HealthWISE to others’.

HealthWISE News and Events

ABORIGINAL MEN’S HEALTH & WELLBEING – 
SOUL BROTHERS
Get fit & deadly by taking responsibility for yourself.
When: Wednesdays, from Feb 6
Where: Club Synergy 24/7
Time: 6pm 
Cost: FREE
To become involved contact Jye Millgate 
6766 1394 or jye.millgate@healthwise.org.au
Soul brothers is an Aboriginal men’s health & wellbeing program worked collaboratively between HealthWISE and Yaamanhaa Aboriginal Men’s Group – Tamworth

Men’s health & lifestyle workshop
Inviting Aboriginal men and youth to join us for:
• a yarn about their health and wellbeing
• Learn how to access service providers
• listen to guest speakers
• have a yarn with other men in a culturally safe space
• have a meal after the presentations.

These workshops will be incorporated with the Yaamanhaa Aboriginal Mens’ Group monthly meetings

When: Last Wednesday of the month, commencing 27 March
Where: HealthWISE Tamworth
213 Peel St
Time: 6 -8pm
Cost: free
To become involved contact Jye Millgate or Glenn Allan on 6766 1394
E: jye.millgate@healthwise.org.au or glenn.allan@healthwise.org.au

Maruma-li yinarr – To heal Aboriginal Women
Womens’ Health & Social Wellbeing program for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Women.

Join Maruma-Li Yinarr for:
– Group fitness for all levels
– Presentations on womens’ health issues – 
diet, movement and overall health
– Health support & assistance 
– Health checks to monitor results
– A safe place to yarn- YARN UP Circle

Join our social group circuit or select from a 
range of individual workout plans we have designed.

When: Every Tuesday for 8 weeks –
Starting 12 February
(12 February – 2 April, 2019)
Where: Club Synergy 24/7
106 Kable Ave, Tamworth
Time: 5:30-7pm 
cost: FREE – transport available

To become involved, contact Tara Anderson: 
6766 1394 or tara.anderson@healthwise.org.au

This program is worked collaboratively between HealthWISE & Tamworth Aboriginal Medical Service (TAMS) & University of Newcastle Department of 
Rural Health (UONDRH)

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Join HealthWISE Dietitian Anna Hicks and HealthWISE Registered Nurse Letecia Kearney for a light lunch and an information session about food allergies and intolerances and some general information about being and keeping well.
 
Food allergies and intolerances
Join Anna Hicks, HealthWISE dietitian, for a presentation on the simple guidelines for food allergies and intolerances.
Learn the difference between an allergy and an intolerance, how they can be diagnosed and how to manage your or your family member’s condition.
 
Health & Wellbeing
 
FREE HEALTH CHECKS
 Blood Pressure & Blood Glucose
 Have a chat with our registered nurse about any health concerns you may
 
Where: Nundle Hall
When: Tuesday, 19 March
Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm
 
Please contact Letecia Kearney on 6771 1146
for more information and to RSVP by 18 March.
 
This program is supported by the HNECCPHN
Do you identify? Please come along to our Woman’s Walking Group in TAMWORTH. Starting Tuesday, 12 February, then every Tuesday from then on.
 
RSVP to Tara Anderson, Aboriginal Outreach Worker on (02) 6766 1394 or email tara.anderson@healthwisenenw.com.au 
 

This program is funded by the Department of Health

Do you identify? You are welcome to join us to improve your:
• Joint pain
• Mobility & Circulation
• General health & wellbeing
This program is ideal for Elders.
Where: Tamworth Base Hospital Pool Hydrotherapy 
When: Thursdays
Time 11:00am – 12:00pm
Transport is available.
For bookings and info, please contact Aboriginal Health Worker, Jye Millgate on 6766 1394 or jye.millgate@healthwise.org.au
DEMENTIA AND OUR MOB
Come along and receive information from HealthWISE Aboriginal Health Worker Shaquille Pitt and HealthWISE Primary Health Care Nurse Fiona Robertson about the prevention of dementia and keeping our brains healthy.
 
Where: Mungindi PIUS X
When: Tuesday, 26 March
Time: 11:00am – 2pm
 
Light lunch will be provided
 
For further information & RSVP contact Casey Orcher on 0427 774 036.

GARAH SKIN CHECK CLINIC
HealthWISE Primary Health Care & Demoscopy Nurse Chloe Orman will be holding a skin check clinic. 
When: Thursday, 21 February
10:30am-1.30pm
Where: Club hotel, Garah
Time: BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Please call HealthWISE Narrabri 6792 5514

This program is supported by the HNECCPHN

HealthWISE – creating healthier communities.

Healthy bladder and bowel information session

Continence – Healthy bladder and bowel habits can help you avoid bladder and bowel control problems such as incontinence. Incontinence can have a major impact on your quality of life.

Join HNEH Continence Nurse Codie Millgate, and HealthWISE Registered Nurse Fiona Robertson 
for a light lunch and an information session about continence management and some 
general information about being and keeping healthy.

Where Boggabri RSL
When Tuesday, 26 February
Time 10:00am

FREE HEALTH CHECKS
 Blood Pressure
 Blood Glucose
 Have a chat with our registered nurse about any health concerns you may

Please contact Fiona Robertson to RSVP by 25 February, or for more info, on 6792 5514.

This program is supported by the HNECCPHN

Continence – Healthy bladder and bowel habits can help you avoid bladder and bowel control problems such as incontinence. Incontinence can have a major impact on your quality of life.
Join us for useful advice and information.
Join HNEH Continence Nurse Codie Millgate, and HealthWISE Registered Nurse Fiona Robertson for a light lunch and an information session about continence management and some
general information about being and keeping healthy.
 
Where Woolomin Hall
When Tuesday, 28 February
Time 11:00am -1:30
FREE HEALTH CHECKS
 Blood Pressure
 Blood Glucose
 Have a chat with our registered nurse about any health concerns you may
 
Please contact Fiona Robertson to RSVP by 27 February, or for more info, on 6792 5514.
 
This program is supported by the HNECCPHN

Caring About Dementia

HealthWISE New England North West with the support of Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation are pleased to bring you this series of videos, for carers of people living with dementia with some tips and hints that may help you in your very important role as a Carer.
Watch these videos at a time that suits you and return to watch them throughout your journey in caring for someone with dementia.

NEED TO TALK?   Help is at hand…

DROUGHT RELIEF
This service provides person-centred, psychological support and strength-based strategies for people whose lives have been directly impacted by the ongoing drought and are experiencing mild to moderate mental health symptoms. 
This service is currently being offered in
Barraba, Gunnedah, Manilla, Quirindi, Tamworth and Walcha.  
For a referrals to this service please
down load this form:

Referrals can be faxed to 1300 452 059 or emailed to mentalhealth@healthwisenenw.com.au

For more information, please contact HealthWISE 1800 931 540

PLEASE NOTE HEALTHWISE IS
NOT A CRISIS SERVICE

IF ANY PERSON IS AT IMMEDIATE RISK OF HARM PLEASE CALL 000   

If you would like any further information about any of these services or events, please call HealthWISE on 1800 931 540.

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