Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District stories

Read latest news from the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (LHD).

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6 December 2023

Rates in the city are down, but HIV remains a risk

While in recent years strides have been made towards eliminating HIV in inner Sydney, the virus responsible for AIDS still poses a risk.

6 December 2023

10 years of Virtual Care at NBMLHD

An unwavering vision to pioneer telehealth technology within the health care industry has seen the Virtual Care Service, formerly known as the Nepean Telehealth and Technology Centre, celebrate a decade of virtual care across Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD).

4 December 2023

Inaugural Munch & Move Services of the Year announced

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District has recognised local Early Childhood Education and Care services (ECECs) for their efforts to promote physical activity and healthy eating with the announcement of the inaugural Munch & Move Services of the Year.

1 December 2023

NBMLHD builds a future in research

Brilliant minds gathered at the inaugural Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD) Research Together showcase to share extraordinary research that’s already improving patient outcomes and innovating health service delivery.

30 November 2023

Inside Nepean Hospital's new Pharmacy Department

Nepean Hospital's new and upgraded Pharmacy Department is now open.

24 November 2023

Celebrating NBMLHD. Together.

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District staff were honoured in a week-long celebration to recognise and reward the spectacular achievements,  innovations and milestones of its health care teams at the inaugural Together awards.

15 November 2023

Committed to community and culturally sensitive care

Jemma Howell, Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer at Lithgow Hospital brings a wealth of experience and a deep connection to her community.

14 November 2023

Compassionate care at the centre for Midwife of the Year nominee

Patient, kind, with a smile that will truly brighten your day. These are some of the ways colleagues of Tracey Codner have described her.

13 November 2023

Midwife healing hearts nominated for NSW award

Our midwives are there for some of the most important moments in a family’s life, and it’s the life-changing care delivered by Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District registered midwife Mithra Kennaugh that has earnt her a nomination as a finalist at the 2023 NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards.

8 November 2023

Lithgow Hospital: A green powerhouse

Lithgow Hospital is providing cleaner, greener energy to its health services with the installation of a new heat pump air-conditioning system.

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