Mental Health

10 tips for teens – how to manage stress whilst studying during COVID-19

10 Tips for teens – How to manage stress whilst studying during COVID-19 The pandemic has changed the way we live and interact. For teens, it’s impacted everything from schooling to socialising with friends. If you’ve felt stressed, know that you are not alone – there’s support available. To help you cope with stress during [...]

Staying on top of your mental health: F.A.C.E C.O.V.I.D

Staying on top of your mental health: F.A.C.E C.O.V.I.D The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on our lives.  It’s natural to experience feelings of worry, stress, anxiety and low mood during this time.  Whilst these emotions are normal responses to a very difficult situation, they may cause us to feel drained, unable to [...]

Meet our new GP, Dr Ebony Dunne

Meet our new GP, Dr Ebony Dunne At Bluff Road Medical Centre, we’re proud to offer a GP Registrar Program. Through this program, qualified medical doctors undertaking advanced training to specialise in General Practice consult at the clinic. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners requires aspiring General Practitioners to attend placements at up to [...]

Adolescent Mental Health

Shining a light on adolescent mental health Adolescence can be a challenging time, particularly for those faced with mental health concerns. According to Beyond Blue, evidence suggests half of all mental health conditions emerge by the age of 14, and three-quarters by the age of 24. In this article, Bluff Road Medical Centre Clinical Psychologist [...]

Meet Our New Doctor

Meet Our New Doctor Bluff Road Medical Centre recently welcomed a new doctor to our practice, Dr Jason Lam. Jason brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, and we are so excited to have him on board. Please read on to find out more about Jason and his incredible talents. How did [...]

How to Manage Stress

How to Manage Stress In today’s busy world, it’s not uncommon for people to feel stressed. If left unchecked, stress can lead to a variety of health concerns, including anxiety and depression. In this article, Dr Susan Barnett, a GP counsellor at Bluff Road Medical Centre, shares some practical tips to help keep stress levels [...]

5 Tips to improve your mental health

5 Tips to Improve Mental Health Taking steps to stay mentally healthy is as important as looking after one’s physical health. After all, good mental health allows you to cope with life’s challenges, connect with others and lead a full life. Here are 5 simple tips to look after and improve your mental health, courtesy [...]