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- Australian Breastfeeding Association ACT/ Southern NSW Branch
Services include: The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA previously known as Nursing Mothers Association of Australia) offers a 24 hour Breastfeeding Helpline, breastfeeding information and support, as well as access to breast pumps, breastfeeding counsellors, education classes and local support groups.
- Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service - ACT
Services include: The Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service - ACT is provided by Alzheimer's Australia ACT Inc.
- Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) ACT
Services include: We provide 24 hour crisis intervention and counselling for people subjected to violence in the ACT. We also provide Court Advocacy to people who require assisting in applying for a Domestic Violence Order (DVO). In addition, we provide ongoing Case Tracking, Support Groups, Community Education and Young People's Outreach Program.
- Health Protection Service (HPS)
Services include: Health Protection Service(HPS) manages risks and implements strategies regarding the prevention of and timely response to public health events. HPS have an environmental health and communicable disease control 24 hour emergency pager service available.
- Healthdirect - Pregnancy, Birth & Baby
Service include: Pregnancy, Birth & Baby is a FREE telephone health advice line to assist on topics including pregnancy, breastfeeding, birthing and parenting up to 5 years. Supporting parents on the journey from pregnancy to preschool. Get the guidance and reassurance you need about developmental and behavioural concerns from our maternal child health nurses or talk to our counsellors for emotional support.
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New Canberra Hospital visiting hours
Visiting hours at Canberra Hospital have changed to 0600 to 2100, except for Mental Health and the Alcohol & Drug Service.
For serious illness or injury requiring urgent attention, call 000 or go to your local hospital Emergency Department.
Coughs, colds, sprains, rashes - your local pharmacist can give you expert advice on many health issues.
For free expert advice and reassurance 24 hours a day, seven days a week, call healthdirect 1800 022 222, or for the one-off treatment of minor illnesses and injuries seven days a week from 7am-11pm, see a specialist nurse at our Walk-in centre.
For ongoing comprehensive healthcare for everyone, including those with acute problems, children under two years and those with complex medical problems, see this listing of GP's by suburb.
For credible health information by category from Territory, State and National healthcare and health-related organisations, visit the link below.
South Eastern New South Wales
For a complete list of hospitals and health services in the South East region of New South Wales, see this listing from NSW Health.
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