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NSW Poisons Information Centre
The NSW Poisons Information Centre is based at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.
We are staffed by pharmacists and scientists, who are specially trained in providing poisons information. Our Centre also employs Clinical Toxicologists from around Australia who provide specialist expertise in the medical management of human poisoning and envenoming.
NSW Police Force
The mission of the NSW Police Force, as set out in the Police Act 1990, is to work with the community to reduce violence, crime and fear.
NSW Rural Fire Service
The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is the lead combat agency for bush fires in NSW. For over 100 years we have been a significant part of the history and landscape of NSW. Working closely with other agencies we respond to a range of emergencies including structure fires, motor vehicle accidents and storms that occur within rural fire districts.
NSW Rural Fire Service: Fires Near Me
NSW Trustee and Guardian
Our purpose is to protect, promote and support the rights, dignity, choices and wishes of the people of NSW.
NSW Users and AIDS Association (NUAA)
The NSW Users and AIDS Association (NUAA) is a peer-based drug user organisation that is governed, staffed and led by people with lived experience of drug use. Our vision statement is “Advancing the rights, health and dignity of people who use drugs illicitly in NSW”.
We are funded by NSW Health for service delivery with a focus on harm reduction and community empowerment. Our flagship programs include our peer-led NSP, Users News, peer education and support, stigma and discrimination training for health care professionals and DanceWize NSW.
Nutrition Australia is an independent, member organisation that aims to promote the health and wellbeing of all Australians.
Official Visitors Program
Official Visitors are people with experience in mental health treatment and care. They are appointed by the Minister for Mental Health and are independent from NSW Health.
On Demand public transport
On Demand is a flexible public transport service designed to improve connections to transport hubs and popular destinations like shopping centres or hospitals.
There are On Demand services operating around NSW.
On Demand services can pick you up from home or an easy to access location, and take you where you need to go. Whether it’s a bus, ferry or a bike, you can book an On Demand service for your next trip.
One Door Mental Health
Through One Door, people living with mental illness and their families can find an inclusive community, innovative services and advocacy support. Creating a world in which people with a mental illness are valued and treated as equals is at the heart of everything we do.
For more than 30 years, One Door has designed and delivered expert mental health programs that are now accessible through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
One Door Mental Health is a leading mental health service provider specialising in severe and persistent mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, schizoaffective disorder, borderline personality disorder.
Our Watch is a national leader in the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia. We work to embed gender equality and prevent violence where Australians live, learn, work and socialise.
Ovarian Cancer Australia
Ovarian Cancer Australia is an independent national not-for-profit organisation, supporting women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Our focus is to provide care and support for those affected by ovarian cancer; and represent them by leading change. Our vision is to save lives and ensure no woman with ovarian cancer walks alone.
Painaustralia is Australia’s leading pain advocacy body working to improve the quality of life of people living with pain, their families and carers and to minimise the social and economic burden of pain on individuals and the community.
Palliative Care Australia
Palliative Care Australia (PCA) is the national peak body for palliative care.
Palliative Care Australia represents all those who work towards high quality palliative care for all Australians who need it. Working closely with consumers, our Member Organisations and the palliative care workforce, we aim to improve access to, and promote the need for, palliative care.
PCA believes high quality palliative care should be available and accessible to people living with a life-limiting illness when and where they need it. PCA supports the health, aged care and community sector workforce who all have a role in providing palliative care to people with a life-limiting illness and supporting carers and loved ones.
Parkinson’s Australia is the national advocacy body representing people living with Parkinson’s, their families and carers, researchers and health professionals in the Parkinson’s community.
We promote the best possible quality of life for people with Parkinson’s. We advocate for the Parkinson’s community on issues of national significance. We work to reduce the impact of Parkinson’s by promoting best practice care to ensure that people can maximise their opportunities to live well and maintain their independence.
Pathology Tests Explained
Information on Pathology Tests Explained has been written by practising pathologists and scientists including some of Australia’s leading experts who work in public or private pathology laboratories or hold appointments with professional societies.
Our aim is to provide you with information about pathology testing that you can rely on as being accurate and authoritative.
Patient Information and Privacy
The pamphlet explains when health staff can share patient information and what the patient and their carer can do to help health staff share patient information.
The pamphlet includes links to additional sources of information about privacy.
Planet Ark Environmental Foundation is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that helps individuals, communities, governments and businesses reduce their impact on the environment. We are one of Australia’s leading environmental behaviour change organisations, with a focus on working collaboratively and positively.
Play by the Rules
Play by the Rules provides information, resources, tools and free online training to increase the capacity and capability of administrators, coaches, officials, players, parents and spectators to assist them in preventing and dealing with discrimination, harassment, child safety, inclusion and integrity issues in sport.
The Play Safe website developed by NSW Health provides comprehensive information on Sexual Health, STI’s and Safe Sex.