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Telehealth and Face to Face Consultations

During the COVID 19 Pandemic – to keep our patients and staff safe and to enable social distancing in our waiting room we are continuing to provide telephone consultations. In some cases however, a face to face appointment will be …

Be Prepared for COVID-19: A Handy Guide

Taken from an article written by Dr Kat McLean, MBChB FRACGP FRNZCGP and Dr Wendy Burton MBBS FRACGP (Hon)

STAY AT HOME AND USE THE PHONE

This advice is of a general nature only. For information specific to your needs, …

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes is a chronic medical condition in which levels of glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood become too high. Over time this can lead to complications such as heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, blindness, amputations and …

by Dr Georgia Page

Travel Vaccinations in Seniors

Travelling is an exciting time and it has become easier and more popular than ever before. If retirement is on the cards this means more time to travel and explore the world. However, its not so exciting if you get …

by Dr Georgia Page

Medication Check Up!

About 2/5 of Australians, aged over 50  and 2/3 of Australians aged over 75 years old, take five or more medications every day. Older Australians taking five or more medications are twice as likely to report a side effect or …

by Dr Samantha Pethen

INSOMNIA

Not sleeping well? You’re not alone! So, get your pyjamas on, make yourself a hot chocolate, snuggle in and have a look at this article!

Up to 40% of older adults experience common (and normal) sleep issues. These include light …

Let’s Talk About Dementia ……

 

As we get older, its only natural we worry about our memory, and possibly those of our loved ones. Dementia is a condition affecting 400,000 people in Australia, 55% of whom are women. It’s the leading cause of death in …

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