Emergencies

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 Unconscious patient Severe shortness of breath  …

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Spring Newsletter 2018

Flu Vaccinations            As we are now officially entering Spring, please consider a flu vaccine if you have not already had one this year. Late Winter and early Spring is the time when the Flu Virus is at its most prevalent. If you are planning to travel in the next four months a flu vaccine…

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Flu Vaccine Update 2018

Update at 1/8/2018.  This has been an unprecedented year for flu vaccinations. This clinic has immunised a far greater number of patients in 2018 than over previous years. The Health Department are providing weekly updates with regard to supply of the various funded flu vaccines and their availability. At this date we still have a…

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Travel Health Alerts – Summer 2017 (Nov/Dec)

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…

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Winter Newsletter 2017

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…

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Travel Health Alerts

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…

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Staying Healthy through the Winter months

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…

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