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NOVEL CORONAVIRUS 2019 –WUHAN CHINA

As of 20 January, over 200 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCov) have been detected including at least three deaths. While the majority of cases have been detected in Wuhan,  other case have been reported from other parts of China as well as Japan, Thailand and South Korea. Almost all cases have reported living […]

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BUSHFIRE SMOKE AND HEAT HEALTH ALERT

NSW is experiencing an extended period of bushfire activity. Bushfire smoke consists of particulate matter and gases and is known to cause health effects. Fine particulate matter in bushfire smoke penetrates deep into the lungs, cause an inflammatory response, an exacerbate existing chronic health conditions. The higher the exposure to air pollution the greater the […]

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EVERYONE SHOULD SEE A DIABETES EDUCATOR

Even people with pre-diabetes should see a diabetes educator to prevent themselves from real diabetes. Diabetes Educators can provide you with initial information, what can happen in the future and what to look out for if something goes wrong. The frequency of your visits to a diabetes educator will depend on your diabetes and your […]

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THE BENEFITS OF SEEING A PODIATRIST

Podiatrists uncover the root causes of foot pain. According to the Australian Podiatry Association, the positive impact of podiatric care changes the lives of 1 in 5 Australians who suffer from foot pain. Podiatrists help prevent deformity, improve performance and prolong healthier lives. If you suffer from any of these symptoms, you should see a […]

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BEST TIME FOR A FLU SHOT

Influenza (also known as flu) is a very transmissible respiratory ailment instigated by flu viruses. It can be mild to severe infections, and at times it can be fatal. It can be spread by sneezing or coughing. Also, Flu viruses can be transmitted by hands and causing an infections that can survive on hard surfaces […]

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DIETITIANS MAKE YOU EAT HEALTHIER!

Diettians can provide you the most up-to-date and credible source of nutrition, and the only nutrition professionals recognised by the Australian Government and Medicare. Dietitians assess nutritional needs and use ‘Medical Nutrition Therapy’ to help people manage their health through food choices. We help treat a wide range of medical conditions including diabetes, heart disease, […]

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THE BENEFITS OF HAVING A HOME MEDICATION REVIEW

Each year there are approximately 250,000 hospital admissions Australia-wide as a result of medication related problems. Having a Home Medicines Review can reduce the risks of this harm. Indeed, research conducted across Australia has consistently demonstrated that Home Medicines Reviews are an effective way to identify and resolve medicine-related problems and improve health outcomes. The […]

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CHRISTMAS AND HOLIDAY MESSAGE

Dear Patients This Clinic will be closed on : 24 December 2018 to 26 December 2018   &   31 December 2018 to 1 January 2019 This Clinic will be open on: 27 December 2018 to 29 December 2018  &  2 January 2019 onwards May this Christmas bring your way plenty of reasons to smile. We are […]

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MyCompass – a self-help tool

Did you know that nearly half of all Australians with depression, anxiety or stress don’t seek help? May be you don’t think you need professional help or maybe you just can not get an appointment. Whatever your reason, myCompass is available for you. MyCompass is a new internet and mobile phone based program for people […]

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A New National Website:Head to Health

Head to Health (www.headtohealth.gov.au) is a website developed by Australian Health Department that provides people with link to information and online support such as forums, treatment programs and apps. There are also links to phone, chat and email services for people wishing to speak to someone. The services listed on Head to Health are provided […]

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