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27 02, 2019

Melanoma March

By |February 27th, 2019|Clinic News|

Melanoma March is the perfect opportunity to help raise awareness and enable much needed research to be undertaken to move closer to a cure.

Melanoma March is in its eighth year and is now Melanoma Institute Australia’s major annual fundraising campaign to support Melanoma research. Research is making a huge difference with breakthroughs, tripling the life expectancy for advanced Melanoma patients however more needs to be done.

In Australia 1 in 14 men and […]

4 12, 2018

Christmas/New Year opening hours

By |December 4th, 2018|Clinic News|

Monday 24th – closing at 2.00pm

Thursday 27th – closing at 3.00pm

Friday 28th – closing at 3.00pm

Monday 31st- closing at 3.00pm

We will be open Thursday 27th and Friday 28th between the hours of 8:00am-3:00pm however these will be for emergency appointments only. We will have multiple doctors away on those dates so we will not be making routine bookings unless requested by your doctor. If you know […]

4 12, 2018


By |December 4th, 2018|Clinic News|

Decembeard is the month to raise awareness of bowel cancer in men. All you need to do is grow a beard, that simple!!

Promoting your facial hair will raise much needed awareness and funds for Australia’s second biggest cancer killer. 1 in 11 Australian men will develop bowel cancer in their lifetime and it can affect men of all ages, however risk increases every year from the age of 50.

14 11, 2018

GIRLS NIGHT IN- Month of November

By |November 14th, 2018|Clinic News|


The month of November gives woman the opportunity to support Cancer Council’s Girls’ Night In campaign to raise money and awareness for women’s cancers. Some ideas to help raise much needed funds can include a dinner party, high tea or a clothes swap. You could even go all out with perhaps hosting an event for a slightly larger crowd maybe a fancy dress party or trivia night. The ideas are endless […]

17 09, 2018

Victorian Seniors Festival – 8th-12th October 2018

By |September 17th, 2018|Clinic News|

Seniors week is about celebrating people 55 and over and the contributions they make to our community. The Mildura region is offering activities throughout the week that are free or inexpensive to help encourage our seniors to GET OUT and GET INVOLVED!! Why not try something new.

Tickets will be available from the following venues from the 10th September til sold out.

Mildura Rural City Council- 76 Deakin Ave, Mildura

Ouyen Service Centre- 79 Oke Street, Ouyen

Tickets can also be purchased over the […]

8 08, 2018

World Breastfeeding Week- 1st-7th August 2018

By |August 8th, 2018|Clinic News|

This Event was first put together by WHO, UNICEF and WABA to promote the health benefits of breastfeeding in the first 6 months of an infant’s life.

It is important to keep in mind how common it is for mothers to experience ups and downs with breastfeeding. However it is also important to not give up unless you really want to. There’s a lot of help available and most problems can be overcome.

Breastfeeding can be a special time for mother and […]

11 07, 2018

White Ribbon awareness night out- 27th July

By |July 11th, 2018|Clinic News|


White Ribbon is an organisation that helps to raise awareness and helping bring an end to violence against women. Violence against women is not just a women’s issue it’s a social issue, it’s everybody’s issue!

The White Ribbon organisation receives less than 10% funding from the government. The organisation relies on generous donations from everyday Australians to enable the work that needs to be done to end men’s violence against women.

It doesn’t have […]

1 06, 2018

Kids Health

By |June 1st, 2018|Clinic News|

Kids Health

Being active and eating healthy plays a big part in a child’s life. Everyone, not just kids should be active every day in as many ways as possible. Not being active can cause an energy imbalance which is when you take in more energy than you actually use. Poor diets can make children sluggish, tired, moody, irritable and sometimes constipated or bloated. Such symptoms can affect kids with their school work and […]

2 05, 2018

Food Allergy Awareness Week- 13 May 2018 to 19 May 2018

By |May 2nd, 2018|Clinic News|

Food allergy week is an important annual initiative of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia. The campaign aims to raise awareness about food allergy in Australia as the numbers are growing at an alarming rate. One in 10 babies born in Australia today will develop a food allergy.

An allergic reaction can quickly become life threatening and people can die from a food allergy. The risk cannot be removed however it can be managed.

A food allergy is an immune system response to a […]

2 05, 2018

Schizophrenia Awareness Week- 20th- 27th May 2018

By |May 2nd, 2018|Clinic News|

This week aims at reducing the stigma often shown around schizophrenia and has been proven to be very effective having been held every May since 1986. The theme is ‘do what you can do’ asking people to join in, taking action to promote the week.

Schizophrenia is a medical condition affecting the normal functioning of the brain altering a person’s ability to think, feel and act. For many this medical condition is a prolonged illness which can involve years of distressing […]