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Providing tools for people to help themselves and others is the focus of the fifth annual Health Care Community Engagement Conference, to be held on Thursday, November 22, at the Ballina RSL Club from 8.15am till 4pm.

The conference is open to the public, carers and service providers. 

The conference will feature internationally-respected researcher and author Dr Ray Moynihan, who is well-known for his research into the issue of over-diagnosis. He will talk about Too much medicine and how asking questions can help you avoid it.

Other topics include:

  • The interface between the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the health system
  • How to manage pain successfully
  • Healthy interventions for hips and knees – before and after surgery
  • How to take charge of your health

If you wish to attend, you need to register online at: http://bit.ly/2018-improving-health


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