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18 April 2024

Get vaccinated and be prepared as flu season begins

The chilly days of winter are approaching and with them, the annual flu season.

15 April 2024

Understanding emergency department triage

Across Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District our emergency departments (ED) operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for people who need urgent medical attention.

11 April 2024

Next generation of health superstars excel

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District’s Education and Training Service have been supporting the next generation of healthcare superstars with amazing success. 

10 April 2024

Love of learning drives Blue Mountains nurse

A career in nursing always appealed to Blue Mountains Hospital registered nurse, Jamie Webb. Raised by passionate healthcare workers, Jamie grew up hearing interesting tales from the hospital which fed her hunger for learning.

9 April 2024

Breastfeeding unlocks hidden health secret in infants

Research from Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD) and University of Sydney (USYD) researchers has reaffirmed the health benefits of breastfeeding while uncovering new evidence that shows its influence in infant intestinal metabolism. 

4 April 2024

Loving life at Lithgow

There are career and lifestyle opportunities aplenty when you choose to live at Lithgow.

2 April 2024

Researching potential new treatments for people with obesity

The Nepean Blue Mountains Family Metabolic Health Service is conducting a research trial to investigate potential new treatments for those who are overweight or people with obesity.

27 March 2024

Passion meets purpose for Nepean Hospital nurse

Following career moves which included a law degree and roles in hospitality and disability support, Maddison Locantro has found a place to call home as a nurse at Nepean Hospital.

25 March 2024

First glimpse of new Nepean Hospital Intensive Care Unit

A new Intensive Care Unit (ICU) will be built at Nepean Hospital as part of Stage 2 of the Nepean Redevelopment.

20 March 2024

Share what matters most this Advance Care Planning Week

National Advance Care Planning Week, March 18-24, is an opportune time to start a conversation and share what matters most for your future health care.

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