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No more elephants!

When it comes to health, every woman has an elephant in the room. We often don’t take the time to ask questions, seek out credible information and work out a sound plan of action. It’s time to talk. Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week 2015 (7-11 September) will be getting rid of those elephants in the room. To celebrate the week Veronica Barker owner of Velocity Physio invites you to come along to a Free Session on “Core for The Pelvic Floor – a Physio Q&A Session” WHEN: Tuesday Sept 8th WHERE: Yamba Irons & Craig Café 7.15– 8.15 am Yamba Community Health Centre10 -11 am Iluka Community Health Centre1-2 pm WHEN: Thursday Sept 10th WHERE: Maclean CWA building 40 River St 12.30-1.30pm A range of high-profile ambassadors will be supporting Women’s Health Week, including: Denise Scott, live comic performer; Jennifer Kyte,Seven News presenter; Shelley Ware, presenter on NITV’s Marngrook Footy Show; and Andrew O’Keefe,co-host of Weekend Sunrise on the Seven Network. “This is a great opportunity for women to find out what they need to know, what they want to know and what’s not being talked about,” says Jean Hailes Executive Director Janet Michelmore. “Women’s Health Week is a fabulous time of online events, women getting together and celebrating all that is women’s health,” says Jean Hailes psychologist and Head of Translation Dr Mandy Deeks. Veronica Barker encourages women to join in the Women’s Health Week conversation by taking part in Core for The Pelvic Floor – a Physio Q&A Session “ My Q&A session promises to be an event that combines fun, friendship and education.” Join thousands of women across Australia by registering today at