Health Services

Blue Mountains Hospital http://www.myhospitals.gov.au/hospital/blue-mountains-hospital

Blue Mountains Women’s Health and Resource Centre (02) 4782 5133 http://www.bmwhrc.org/
Our service provides women’s health clinics run by Doctors and Nurses, counselling, acupuncture, massage, groupwork, referral and information. We also operate the Blue Mtns Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service which can be contacted on 0405 901 207. Women can access our library, computer/internet, fax and photocopier.

Blue Mountains Community Health Services 1800 222 608 You must call the Central Intake number for all Community Health services including counselling, physio, speech therapy, nursing, etc.

Blue Mountains Cancer Help (02) 4782 4866 http://www.cancerhelp.net.au/
Provides support, access to complementary therapies, education and information. Promotes wellness whilst living with cancer. Sales from their Op Shop and donations support the running of this service.

Penrith Women’s Health Centre (02) 4721 8749 http://www.penrithwomenshealthcentre.com.au/
Provides women’s health clinics, counselling, naturopathy, domestic violence support services and group programs. Services are low-cost or free. Free child-minding available. Call for an appointment. No referral required.

Quit Telephone Counselling 13 78 48
Free, confidential telephone counselling to assist people trying to give up smoking cigarettes, and their family and friends.

Cancer Council Helpline 13 11 20
Free and confidential telephone information and support service for people affected by cancer or who require information (local call cost applies). The Helpline is staffed Monday to Friday, from 9am – 5pm. After these hours you can leave a telephone message and they will return your call.

Continence Foundation 1800 33 00 66
The Continence Foundation is a free telephone advisory service which also provides education, resources, factsheets and activities to raise community awareness about continence and to improve understanding of how to manage continence problems.

Health Direct Australia 1800 022 222 -hour telephone help line staffed by nurses.
Fast and simple expert advice on any health issue. Can provide general health information and referrals to health services.

Upper Mountains Breast Feeding Association http://www.hermes.net.au/aba/