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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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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Beat the bite!

We love getting outdoors while the weather is warm. The problem is – so do the mozzies. They’re not just annoying; some mosquitoes can transmit serious diseases. There are simple ways you can Beat the bite! and protect yourself and your family. Many mosquitoes bite at dusk and dawn, but in some areas mosquitoes will…

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Travel Health Alerts

So much of the fun is planning for your holiday – be travel smart and don’t let the joy stop there… As the weather starts to get a little warmer, remember   Flu season is still with us.  If travelling overseas or even interstate having the INFLENZA vaccine is a sensible idea as it is the…

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Current Travel Health Alerts – June 2016

The Australian population continues to travel both locally, nationally and internationally. There has been an increase in the number of Australians travelling to many varied countries for work and/or holiday related travel. With a number of high profile international sporting competitions occurring this year (ie: The Summer Olympics and Para-Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro,…

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Top 5 Skiing & Snowboarding Injuries

Risk Factors ·       1 Knee Ligament Injuries ·       2 Snowboarder’s Ankle ·       3 Skier’s Thumb ·       4 Wrist Fractures ·       5 Head & Spinal Injuries ·       Prevention Tips Based on research evidence, the biggest risk factors associated with skiing and snowboarding injures are: Poorly adjusted bindings Research evidence on skiing injuries, particularly injuries in children,…

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Travel tips – Insect Protection

Insects are real pests, and they are crafty: They not only cause discomfort, but for travellers they can transmit numerous major diseases, including Yellow fever, Malaria, Dengue Fever, Japanese Encephalitis and Zika Virus. The risk of insect-borne diseases is highest in tropical, developing countries. From all the indications, it seems inevitable that the Dengue, Japanese…

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Current Travel Health Alerts

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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