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30 01, 2020

Novel Coronavirus

By |January 30th, 2020|Clinic News|

The Department of Health and Human Services is aware of cases of a Novel Coronavirus, referred to as 2019-nCoV, associated with Hubei Province, including Wuhan City, China.

This virus can cause an infection in people, including a severe respiratory illness. Symptoms include fever with a cough, sore throat or shortness of breath. Cases of this coronavirus have now been reported in some other Chinese provinces and several other countries.

Anyone who has travelled in the past 14 days to Hubei Province, including […]

23 01, 2020

We offer Travel Medicine

By |January 23rd, 2020|Clinic News|

When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a wide range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination. See your health provider early so you can get vaccinated and take other steps to reduce the risk of getting sick while you’re away. If you have recently travelled overseas and have returned to Australia feeling unwell please make an appointment to see your doctor.

A great resource to have a look at before travelling is 

11 09, 2019

Scheduled Roadwork

By |September 11th, 2019|Clinic News|

Please note we have been advised that there will be roadworks at the intersection of 13th Street and Ontario Avenue starting from Tuesday 17th September going through to February 2020.  There will be delays in traffic and/or road closures during this time so you may need to access Ontario Avenue via 11th Street.  Please leave enough time to travel to your appointments to allow for these delays. 

5 06, 2019

RED NOSE DAY – Friday 28th June, 2019

By |June 5th, 2019|Clinic News|

Red Nose Day is held annually on the last Friday in June. This fundraiser is SIDS and Kids major form of raising awareness and much needed funds for the organisation. SIDS is the most common cause of death in children between one month and one year old. 

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexplained death of a newborn child during sleep.

The exact cause of SIDS is unknown but theories […]

13 03, 2019

Check your smoke alarms

By |March 13th, 2019|Clinic News|

Working smoke alarms provide vital early warning in the event of a fire. Smoke alarms are essential to wake people if a fire breaks out as when people are asleep they can’t smell smoke. They give occupants early warning and time to evacuate safely.

A good time to remember to change your smoke alarm batteries is when you change your clocks twice a year, being when daylight saving time begins and ends. Daylight savings ends on Sunday the 7th April 2017 […]

5 03, 2019

Keeping our children safe- burns and scalds

By |March 5th, 2019|Clinic News|

Scalds are burns from hot liquids or steam. Everyday items used in and around the house cause the most scald injuries. Such things as hot drinks, fat and hot cooking oil, steam and vapour, water from saucepans or kettles and running hot water from taps, showers and baths. A burn is an injury to the body’s tissue resulting from heat, chemicals, electricity or sunlight. The severity of a burn depends on the amount of tissue affected and the depth of […]

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

Decembeard

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 […]