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Get up and get moving this April

Hume Medicare Local has signed up to Premier's Active April and is encouraging everyone to increase their activity levels this month.


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Immunisation rates high for Hume

The Hume Medicare Local area has ranked second in Australia for childhood immunisation rates, with new stats from the National Health Performance Authority out today.


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Shop smart in Salt Awareness Week

March 10 - 16 marks Salt Awareness Week. To help you make healthy decisions at the supermarket Hume Medicare Local has released its smart shopping card, providing evidence based dietary advice.


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Cross border Medicare Locals collaborating for better patient care

Hume and Loddon Mallee Murray Medicare Locals are taking a partnered approach to raising awareness of, and creating new solutions to address health system issues facing cross border patients. Hume CEO David Dart and Loddon Mallee Murray CEO Matt Jones recently led a discussion with the NSW Cross Border Commissioner and Murrumbidgee Local Health District about inequalities specific to people in lower NSW and north east Vic.
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Hume Medicare Local's Help4U sessions kick off for 2014

Hume Medicare Local's Help4U sessions kick off for 2014 tomorrow at Galen college, Wangaratta. Help4U is a program for year nine students to encourage teenagers to take control of their health and have a relationship with their GP. Dr Olivia Stuart will run tomorrow's session followed by another next Friday with teacher Wendy Chuck.
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Hume Medicare Local up and moving for heart health

Hume Medicare Local staff will commit a major fashion faux pas today as they mix joggers with corporate attire to recognise On Your Feet Day. On Your Feet Australia raises awareness of the long term health effects of prolonged sitting, and raises money for Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute.
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