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18 April 2024

Students start traineeships with popular SBAT's Program at Far West LHD

The popular school-based apprenticeship and traineeship (SBAT) program has commenced at Far West Local Health District (FWLHD) for 2024, with 14 students in the District taking part.

9 May 2023

Free flu vaccine for priority groups

Priority groups are encouraged to book in now for their free influenza vaccine, ahead of the flu season.

13 December 2022

Far West LHD Board 2022 Annual Public Meeting

The Annual Public Meeting (APM) of the Far West Local Health District Board was held on Monday, 12 December 2022.

13 December 2022

Master plan unveiled for upgraded Emergency Department and Mental Health care in Broken Hill

A boost to critical health services in the State’s Far West is a step closer, with the master plan released for the upgrade of the Broken Hill Health Service Emergency Department (ED) and enhancement of the Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit.

18 November 2022

Beware snakes and spiders during floods

Due to rising floodwaters there has been a significant increase in the number of interactions between people and snakes and spiders, which increases the risk of being bitten or stung.

24 October 2022

First look at designs for new $30m Wentworth Health Service

The Wentworth community has been provided with its first look at designs for the new $30 million Wentworth Health Service which will transform health services and facilities in the region.

6 June 2022

Coffee brewing strong at Hospital Kiosk thanks to Contribution Fund

Visitors and staff at the Broken Hill Health Service can still get their coffee fix at the Kiosk thanks to a generous donation by the Broken Hill Contribution Fund.

31 May 2022

Far West LHD colourful show of support for Reconciliation Week

Far West Local Health District staff have shown their support for Reconciliation Week by wearing new Indigenous-themed shirts as a sign of acknowledgement of the traditional custodians of the land upon which we work and live.

23 May 2022

Nursing and Midwifery graduates start careers with Far West

29 newly registered nurses and midwives have joined the local health district (LHD) this February. They have begun their nursing careers under the GradStart Program.

23 May 2022

Buronga HealthOne development updates

What Buronga’s new HealthOne facility will look like and offer locals.

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