Improving Health In South Coast – A health forum

We are pleased to be hosting a public discussion on the state of healthcare in our state and in South Coast. Hear from experienced health professionals and join the conversation with your thoughts and questions.
The discussion will be facilitated by Mayor Amanda Findley, Greens candidate for South Coast.
Mayor Findley will be joined by Dr Amanda Cohn, Greens Candidate for the Upper House, Dr Rod Sloane, General Practitioner and practice principal at North Nowra Medical Practice and Teresa Redmond, Delegate, NSW Nurses & Midwives Association.
Everyone is welcome. There will be plenty of time for comments and Q&A.
Details:

  • When: Saturday 18 February 2023
  • Where: Milton CWA Hall, 55 Wason St, Milton NSW 2538
  • Time: 4pm – please arrive at 3.45pm.

About the Panellists

Dr Amanda Cohn

Dr Amanda Cohn is a GP and frontline emergency services volunteer based in Albury-Wodonga. She is a Greens Candidate for the Upper House in the upcoming election. As a GP, Dr Cohn is a provider of medical abortion, gender-affirming care and health assessments for newly arrived refugees. She has worked in General Practice, emergency departments and Aboriginal medical services across rural NSW.

Mayor Amanda Findley

Amanda Findley has served as a Councillor on Shoalhaven City Council since 2008 and is in her 7th year as popularly-elected Mayor. She is passionate about improving South Coast’s health system, as well as ensuring our health professional are properly recognised with fairer pay and working conditions.

Dr Rod Sloane

Dr Rod Sloane is a General Practitioner who grew up in the Shoalhaven and is now a practice principal at North North Medical Practice. He has spent 30 years in the Australian Defence Force and is currently a Commander in the Navy reserve. His areas of interest and training include aviation medicine, emergency medicine, palliative care, and medical statistics.

Teresa Redmond

Teresa Redmond has been nursing for more than 40 years. She has worked at Milton-Ulladulla Hospital for 15 years in the emergency department and is in charge of the hospital on the ward. She has been a delegate for the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association for several years and is an advocate for both patients and staff within the hospital.

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