R U OK?Day is our national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone to ask, “Are you OK?” and to remember every day of the year to support people who may be struggling with life’s ups and downs.
By starting a conversation and commenting on the changes you’ve noticed, you could help that family member,
There are health conditions that only affect men, such as prostate cancer and low testosterone. Many of the major health risks that men face – like colon cancer or heart disease – can be prevented and treated with early diagnosis. Screening tests can find diseases early, when they are easier to treat.
Make an appointment for a Men’s Health Check today.
Could your medicine cabinet use a clean out? Do you have expired medicines or medicines you no longer require? It is important that expired medicines are disposed of safely so they don’t end up polluting the environment or so that you don’t continue using them – most medicines slowly deteriorate over time which can make them less effective or harmful.
August is National Immunisation Awareness Month. This is an annual event to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages!
KGP is able to provide all immunisations as recommended by the National Immunisation Program. For a copy of the schedule or to see what immunisations are available for you discuss with your Doctor,
Please make an appointment with your Doctor if you would like to discuss having the vaccination.
Meningococcal disease is a serious, often fatal illness
- Up to 10% of people with meningococcal disease die, even with rapid treatment.
- It can affect anyone, but is more common in children under 5,
AMA Family Doctor Week highlights the role of GPs – our family doctors – and their value to the community and the health system as they deliver high-quality holistic health care.
Family Doctor Week will run from Sunday 21 July to Saturday 27 July 2019.
The theme for this year’s event is Your family doctor and you: partnering for health.
– Before your visit, write down the questions you wish to ask, including any scripts or referrals you require.
– Bring a list of medications you take now, including their doses and frequency.
– Also remember to tell your GP whether you take complementary medications, medications from other doctors or dentists, or recreational drugs.