Coulton’s Catch Up – Great wins for Parkes electorate, COVIDSafe app protections in place, Boosting regional student numbers

Photo Caption (L-R): Bourke Shire Council Mayor Barry Holman, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, and Bourke Shire Council General Manager Ross Earl. Bourke Shire Council has received Federal Government funding to lead a wild dog management project on behalf of Western NSW combined shires including Brewarrina, Cobar and Central Darling. Great wins for Parkes electorate…

Cobar respiratory clinic doors open

Photo Caption (L-R): Pictured outside the Cobar respiratory clinic are Therese Gale, Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSWPHN); Denise Gordon, Executive Manager of Clinical Service with Outback Division of General Practice; Sandy Negfeldt, Practice Nurse, Cobar Primary Health Care Centre; and Dr Sanjay Jamwal, GP, Cobar Primary Health Care Centre. Federal Member for Parkes and…

Moree respiratory clinic doors open

Photo Caption (L-R): Pictured outside the Moree respiratory clinic are Amanda Saunders, Practice Manager; Kenneth Knox, Treasurer Board of Directors; Cathy Duncan, Chairperson Board of Directors; Rosemary Rose, Nurse Manager; Dr Syed Ghazi (front); and Dr Glendon Inkster. Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton has announced Moree’s new respiratory clinic…

Regional Australians encouraged to access mental health support

Regional Australians are encouraged to access the additional mental health and wellbeing services on offer during the COVID-19 pandemic to help them get through uncertain times. Federal Regional Health Minister Mark Coulton urged people to reach out to their GP, mental allied health practitioner or get online to access help, if they were struggling. “Right…

Dubbo respiratory clinic doors opening Monday

Photo Caption: Front (L-R) – Dr Nahid Sinha; Dr Sunil Jacob (DMAHG); Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton; Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders. Back (L-R) – Jen Hearne; Sarah Wiegold (nurses); Dr Mina Ayad (DMAHG). Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton has announced patients will be able to visit Dubbo’s…

Rural Aussies urged to keep up medical care during COVID-19

Federal Regional Health Minister Mark Coulton is urging Australians to keep their health in check during the COVID-19 pandemic by continuing to seek medical treatment and care. Chairing the 5th special rural health COVID-19 roundtable today with key rural and indigenous health stakeholders, Minister Coulton heard reports of people delaying accessing essential health care and…

COVIDSafe app: Federal Member urges community to get on board

Photo Caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is urging people in his electorate to download the Australian Government’s COVID-19 mobile app which launched yesterday. Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Communications Mark Coulton is urging people in his electorate to download the Australian Government’s COVID-19 mobile application which launched yesterday. Mr Coulton…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Critical medical support during COVID-19, Elective surgery restrictions eased, 3 million additional flu vaccines

Photo Caption: Pictured at the recent announcement of a $52.8 million aeromedical retrieval package – Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (centre) with RFDS Federation Executive Director, Frank Quinlan (left) and RFDS South Eastern Section CEO, Greg Sam (right).   Critical medical support during COVID-19 Early…

Contracts signed to pave way for Dubbo Respiratory Clinic

Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton said he is thrilled that contracts have been signed to pave the way for a GP-led COVID-19 respiratory clinic to open in Dubbo. Mr Coulton met with local doctors to tour the clinic site earlier this week, which is being assembled by Dubbo Medical…