October is Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It provides an opportunity for us all to focus on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the disease in our community.
Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among Australian women (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer). Survival rates continue to improve in Australia with 89 out of every 100 women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer now surviving five or more years beyond diagnosis.
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,