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New Allied Health team tackling chronic disease in rural NSW

02-02-2016 Category: General

2nd February 2016 - Marathon Health has expanded its Primary Health Services team to tackle chronic disease and improve health care access in rural NSW. Marathon Health has recently employed over 20 new Allied Health specialists to the Primary Health Services team. The Primary Health Services team aims to prevent and reduce the burden of disease in rural and remote communities through the provision of targeted, evidence based primary health services.

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Daily Liberal: Vegetarian and Vegan Diets

29-01-2016 Category: General

27th January 2016 - The Daily Liberal asked our Dietitians about Vegetarian and Vegan diets. Our Dietitians recommend that no matter what diet you choose to follow, whether it contains meat or not, lifestyle factors such as physical activity, sedentary hours, smoking and alcohol consumption will have an effect. Our Dietitians recommend eating a balance meal which is approximately 1/4 plate of meat, 1/4 carbohydrate foods such as bread, potato, pasta or rice and half a plate of vegetables at each meal.

This media release can be attributed to Dietitians Kendra Bow, Meg Ryan and Miriam Tan from Marathon Health.  

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headspace Orange opens its doors in the new year

04-01-2016 Category: General

4th January 2016 - headspace Orange has opened its doors this month after the completion of its site renovations in Peisley Street. headspace offers free mental health and wellbeing services to young people aged 12 – 25 years going through a tough time.

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New Baradine Integrated GP Clinic opening

03-12-2015 Category: General

1st December 2015 - Marathon Health will open a new way of delivering comprehensive mental health services to the rural community of Baradine with the launch of the Baradine Integrated General Practice.

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Christmas and New Year's Office Hours Changes

01-12-2015 Category: General

1st December 2015 - Marathon Health will close its offices over the Christmas and New Year's break.

The head offices in Bathurst and Dubbo will be closed from 1pm Thursday 24th December and will open at 9am Monday 4th January 2016.

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Don't dis my ability

01-12-2015 Category: General

1st December 2015 - Marathon Health will be celebrating International Day of People with Disability in Dubbo.

Kathryn Webber, Stronger Together 2 Support & Capacity Development Coordinator with Marathon Health, highlights ''This day is very important to those with disabilities, their famiilies, carers, friends, service providers and the wider community. the United Nation's message for this year is inclusion matters; access and empowerment for people of all abilities.''

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Cycling fundraiser helps out new headspace centre

26-11-2015 Category: General Posted by: MLindsay

26th November 2015 - Last month cycling legends, Tim Guy and Neil van der Ploeg, held an entertainment night called Watts on in the Peloton, to raise money for headspace Orange. The event was kindly supported by the Hotel Canobolas, D G cycles and cycle Orange.

The auction raised $1,200 for the new centre which is expected to open before Christmas 2015.

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Young voices to guide headspace Orange

13-11-2015 Category: General

13th November 2016 - Applications are open for headspace Orange's 2016 Youth Reference Group. Any young people aged 12 to 25 years are encouraged to apply.

headspace Orange is looking for young people to join a Youth Reference Group which will help us make decisions about how the new centre can work best.

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