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Women's Health Week event flyer

Women’s Health Week – M-Power Event – 8 Sept

REMINDER EVENT 8 SEPT – The National Council of Women of Queensland Inc would like to invite our members, friends and supporters to a Women’s Health Week special event presented by Women’s Network Australia with The Woman’s Voice and Performance Studios. The event will be held 8am – 6pm on Thursday 8 September 2022. RSVP by 1 September!

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Health Adviser's Report May 2022
Advisers' Reports

NCWQ Health Advisor Report: May 2022

NCWQ Health Report – Long COVID by Dr Kathryn Mainstone, NCWQ Health Adviser. With Australia now having one of the highest rates of COVID rates in the world, it will not be long before GPs see increasing numbers of long COVID patients presenting to them.

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My Health For Life program feedback
Events

My Health for Life Program – Participant Feedback [Event Recap]

[EVENT RECAP] The Qld govt funded health and lifestyle modification program My Health for Life program was offered to NCWQ members at the beginning 2022. As part of its mission to educate and empower women, the program was hosted online with 2 options (Monday evening, Wednesday afternoon). Both sessions were at capacity and participant has been overwhelmingly positive. Another round of My Health for Life online programs will be offered to members in the second half of 2022.

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Health Adviser's Report Feb 2022
Advisers' Reports

NCWQ Health Advisor Report: February 2022

NCWQ Health Report – COVID – Where To From Here? by Dr Kathryn Mainstone, NCWQ Health Adviser. Australia is coming out of the Omicron wave with both our hospitalisations and the number of daily deaths slowly falling. The governments around the country are rapidly reducing restrictions on mask-wearing and we are told to get back to living a close to normal life. What does that really mean for us? Kathyrn shares three key points.

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Exclusive offer for NCWQ Members and Affiliate Organisations - My Health For Life Online Program

‘My Health For Life’ Lifestyle Modification Program

Why not start the new year working towards living a healthier life? NCWQ Members and Affiliate Organisations have an exclusive opportunity to participate in My Health for Life – a free lifestyle modification program delivered online, designed to help eligible participants improve their health and reduce their risk of developing chronic disease. This exclusive program will be held by Saalihah Seedat, Accredited My Health for Life Facilitator (Consultant Clinical Pharmacist) commencing in February 2022.

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Exclusive offer for NCWQ Members and Affiliate Organisations - My Health For Life Online Program
Events

Exclusive offer for NCWQ Members and Affiliate Organisations – My Health For Life Online Program

My Health for Life is a free lifestyle modification program delivered online, designed to help eligible participants improve their health and reduce their risk of developing chronic disease. This online program will be exclusive to NCWQ members and affiliate organisations. Commencing Feb 2022 (1 hr weekly for a total of 10 sessions OR 2 hrs fortnightly for a total of 5 sessions).

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NCWQ Health report - Mental Health
Advisers' Reports

NCWQ Health Advisor Report: November 2021

NCWQ Health Report – Mental Health by Dr Kathryn Mainstone, NCWQ Health Adviser. In Kathyrn’s July Report, she drew attention to the National Youth Mental Health Foundation survey which found that of the 3,575 young people who received services at a Headspace centre between 25th May and 5th June 2020, 74% reported that their mental health was worse since the outbreak of COVID-19. As part of a recent submission to the Office of Women and Violence Prevention, Department of Justice and Attorney-General, Queensland Government on the New Queensland Women Strategy, a segment on mental health included these facts with core recommendations.

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NCWQ Health report - Social Isolation
Advisers' Reports

NCWQ Health Advisor Report: July 2021

NCWQ Health Report – Social Isolation by Dr Kathryn Mainstone, NCWQ Health Adviser. For those who are experiencing social isolation, a doctor’s appointment may represent a unique opportunity to identify people who may be at risk and to start the process of intervention.

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