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Nearby suburbs: Farrer Isaacs Mawson
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- ACT ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society Inc
Services include: ACT ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society provides support and information for people affected by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia (FMS).
- Bosom Buddies ACT
Services include: Raising awareness of breast cancer and providing support, information and social activities for women and men who have been diagnosed.
- Brain Tumour Support Network ACT - Pearce
Services include: The Brain Tumour Support Network ACT provides support for people living with brain tumours, and their family and friends. It is a volunteer peer led group.
- Motor Neurone Disease Association of NSW - Pearce
Services include: Motor Neurone Disease MND NSW provides information and support to people with MND, their carers and family in NSW and the ACT. MND Advisors provide face to face and telephone support and help connect people to the appropriate services. Equipment is provided through FlexEquip to people living with MND. MND NSW also provides information to health and community professionals and advocates on behalf of people with MND. Support groups meetings held bi-monthly in the ACT.
- People with Disabilities ACT Inc.
Services include: People with Disabilities ACT Inc. is a not for profit consumer systemic advocacy organisation who work to represent the interests of people with disabilities in the ACT. PWD ACT works within a social model of disability to improve access to all amenities and to all forms of information and activities in the community. PWD ACT also works to inform the community about disability issues.
- Prostate Cancer Support Group ACT Region
Services include: Non-profit Canberra based organisation of volunteers, funded by charitable donations. Membership of the Group is open and free. The Group belongs to a nationwide network of similar Groups affiliated with, and assisted by, the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA). Our aim is to help reduce the impact of Prostate Cancer on families in Canberra and the surrounding region. We provide support to men and their partners on an individual basis and through monthly meetings which are open to all people. We also have a comprehensive library of materials that relate to prostate cancer health and treatment and provide information through our web site.
- Self Help Organisations United Together (SHOUT)
Services include: SHOUT acts as the first point of contact for its member self help/support groups. By contacting SHOUT, you can receive information about the activities of these organisations. SHOUT is also involved in the delivery of Chronic Conditions Self Management courses, information and workshops.
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.
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