Listed below are countries with current health alerts for travellers. If you are planning a trip over the next few months, please take the time to read up on any disease outbreaks pertinent to the destinations you are visiting. It is advised to make an appointment with your GP at least 6 weeks prior to…
Download our Summer Newsletter in pdf format here.
The current issue covers:
- Tips for staying well in the heat
- Sunburn prevention
- Travel and hygiene tips
- 4 Steps of asthma first aid
- How to handle tick bites
- Introduction to stress and the festive season
Download the complete Summer Newsletter in pdf format here.
Our Spring Newsletter 2017 is now available.
This issue covers:
Information on Influenza (flu)
Spring clean your medicine cabinet
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Avoiding DVT when travelling
Recipe: Lemon and honey chicken salad
You can download our Autumn 2017 Newsletter here or browse individual articles from the links below: Travel Health Alerts Staying Healthy through the Winter months Meningococcal A,C,W,Y secondary school vaccine program and Schedule catch up If your Doctor has recommended a low fat diet – here are some ideas… Simple ways to cut down on…
Listed below are countries with current health alerts for travellers. If you are planning a trip over the next few months, especially as School Holidays begin on 1/7/17, please take the time to read up on any disease outbreaks pertinent to the destinations you are visiting. These “Travel Health Alerts” have been resourced from the…
1. Boost your diet Eating foods that are high in vitamin C will help keep your immune system strong, so include fruit and vegies such as lemons, kiwifruit, capsicum and broccoli in your weekly shop. If you’re struggling to get the recommended two serves of fruit and five serves of vegies each day, try juicing…
Meningococcal A,C,W,Y secondary school vaccine program The Meningococcal A,C,W,Y secondary school vaccine program targets adolescents in Years 10, 11 and 12 or age equivalent 15 to 19 years. The Meningococcal A,C,W,Y vaccine used is Menactra®. Vaccine is presented in a liquid form in a single dose vial. It is for intramuscular injection. The vaccine program…
Fats can wreak havoc on our bodies, and contribute to weight gain if we eat too much. Although we need fats in our diet, many of us are unaware of how to maintain a healthy weight because we’re not consuming the right amount and types of fat. Cutting down on fat is not as hard…
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 onions, thinly sliced 2 large carrots, peeled, cut into 8cm lengths 1 large parsnip, peeled, cut into 8cm lengths 300g sweet potato, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces 300g butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground saffron 1 teaspoon…