June is Bowel Cancer awareness month

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, a Bowel Cancer Australia initiative to raise awareness of Australia’s second deadliest cancer and raise funds for the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and the best care for everyone affected by bowel cancer.

Bowel cancer claims the lives of 103 Australians every week (5,375 people a year) –

World asthma day

7 May was  world asthma day.

Visit your Doctor for an Asthma review to assess your current level of asthma control, make sure you are on the right medicines to manage your asthma (e.g. a preventer), check your inhaler technique, ensure your Asthma Action Plan is up-to-date so you can recognise and manage worsening asthma symptoms and when to seek emergency care &

Flu Shots – Timing is everything!

Timing is everything!

Immunity against the flu following vaccination does wear off after some time. Most people will develop immunity 2 to 3 weeks after their flu shot. The vaccine provides the best protection against the flu within 3 to 4 months of being vaccinated. Flu season in Australia usually runs from June to September,

Patient Survey Results

Thank you to all our patients that participated in our Patient Feedback survey. The results of this survey will help us provide the best possible service to you.

We will take on board any concerns and will take action in order to make improvements where you feel it would be most useful.

Click HERE to view the results

Thank you,

IT’S NEARLY FLU VACCINE TIME!

The best time to get vaccinated is in late May or in June as vaccine protection may wane around three to four months after getting immunised. Getting vaccinated around late May/June will provide protection throughout peak flu season