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An update about the 2018 Government Flu Vaccine program

(For general update about Flu and vaccine information please read our April blog). The RACGP and Australian Chief Medical Officer Professor Brendan Murphy, are currently advising the Government on the timing of the launch of the Federal and State government higher risk group FREE influenza immunisation program. We now expect this program to be rolled [...]

By |April 6th, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on An update about the 2018 Government Flu Vaccine program

Protect your family against influenza

The flu season is fast-approaching, which is why it’s so important to book in for your flu shot today! In this article, we explain some of the recent changes surrounding the influenza vaccine, following last year’s devastating flu season. In 2017, there were 1100 flu-related deaths in Australia. Having a yearly vaccination is the best [...]

By |April 4th, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on Protect your family against influenza

Multiple Birth Awareness Week (March 11 to 18)

Multiple Birth Awareness Week (March 11 to 18) As a parent, there can be many challenges associated with carrying, delivering and raising two or more children at once. To share some insight, we spoke to Australian Multiple Birth Awareness (AMBA) chairperson and mother to identical twin girls, Ashlee Tenberge. Ms Tenberge shares tips for parents [...]

By |March 2nd, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on Multiple Birth Awareness Week (March 11 to 18)

It’s Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

February marks Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – an important initiative to raise awareness about the disease. According to the Cancer Council, ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cause of cancer-related death affecting Australian women. The disease is referred to as the “silent killer”, because often there are no symptoms until the cancer has progressed [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Clinic News|Comments Off on It’s Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Tips for managing seasickness

Seasickness can ruin sea voyages for sufferers. Although anyone can get seasickness in severe conditions, some 20-30% of the population are more prone, especially migraine sufferers, women and children. Situations that increase susceptibility include changes in boat motion, on-board reading, heavy weather, passenger fatigue and even extreme smells. In this article, we share some tips for [...]

By |December 20th, 2017|Clinic News|Comments Off on Tips for managing seasickness

Why you should book a skin cancer check-up today!

About 30 Australians are diagnosed with skin cancer every day and two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they’re 70. What’s more, Australia has one of the highest incidence of melanoma in the world and it’s continuing to rise. Early detection is vital to a better prognosis. Here’s why [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|Clinic News|Comments Off on Why you should book a skin cancer check-up today!

Antibiotic Awareness Week

Did you know from November 13 to 19, it’s Antibiotic Awareness Week? This annual event aims to raise awareness about antibiotic resistance – a global public health issue – and to encourage all of us to take steps to ensure antibiotics continue to do their job.   What is antibiotic resistance? Antibiotic resistance occurs when [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Clinic News|Comments Off on Antibiotic Awareness Week

It’s breast cancer awareness month

With October being breast cancer awareness month, it’s the perfect reminder to be vigilant about regularly checking your breasts. According to Cancer Australia, breast cancer remains the most common cancer among Australian women, excluding non-melanoma skin cancer. The National Breast Cancer Foundation reports 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their [...]

By |October 4th, 2017|Clinic News|Comments Off on It’s breast cancer awareness month

Planning an overseas holiday?

                      Here’s why you should see us before you travel! When travelling overseas, it’s important to take precautions to protect your health. Whether you are planning an adventure holiday of epic proportions in Nepal or Namibia, or taking a laidback family vacation in Thailand, we can [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Clinic News|Comments Off on Planning an overseas holiday?