What is an emergency? & What should I do…

Call an ambulance for the following: ·       Chest Pain that could be of cardiac origin ·       Anaphylaxis (having administered the Epipen first) ·       Potential of stroke, (facial droop, limb weakness, difficulty communicating) ·       Head injury resulting in vomiting, drowsiness, changed behaviour ·       Uncontrolled bleeding / including nose bleeds ·       Unconscious patient ·       Asthma not responding…

Winter 2016 Newsletter

Our Winter Newsletter 2016 is here! Download the PDF here or click on an article title to read more. In this edition: (Click on a topic to read the full article) Flu Vaccination Information Current Travel Health Alerts Zostavax (Shingles) Vaccination Program For 70 Year Olds My Health Record HotDoc on-line appointments Help us to…

8 ways to beat the winter blues…

8 ways to beat the winter blues… 1. Make your environment brighter. When your body is craving more daylight, sitting next to an artificial light can be quite effective. Opening blinds and curtains, trimming back tree branches, and sitting closer to windows can also help provide an extra dose of sunshine. 2. Eat smarter. Certain…