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Eating to beat cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is carried around the body in the blood. Contrary to popular belief, the body produces most cholesterol naturally, and it is found in some foods. When your doctor first mentions that your cholesterol levels …

by Nicole Saliba

Meningococcal Disease and Vaccination

Meningitis, it’s a word that strikes fear into most people’s hearts. Although it is a rare illness, it’s consequences can be catastrophic, and even with appropriate antibiotic care, up to 10% of cases are fatal. Most people will make a …

by Dr Samantha Pethen

Winter Newsletter 2018

Staff news!

The YFD babies are here! Dr Alison and Dr Vanessa each had a beautiful baby boy!

Dr Vanessa gave birth to Alexander on 28/6/2018, he weighed 3330g. He is thriving and Vanessa and her husband are loving every …

Combatting Portion Distortion

The amount of food we eat and drink plays an important role in our daily energy balance as well as our overall health. Not only has the quality of our diet changed over the years with more processed foods higher …

by Nicole Saliba

Prostate cancer screening

We are fortunate in Australia to have effective screening programmes for breast cancer (mammogram every two years from age 50-74 years), cervical cancer (cervical screening test aged 25-74 years) and bowel cancer (stool tests every 1-2 years from age 50-74). …

by Dr David King

Autumn 2018 newsletter

It has been a very busy year since we last produced a newsletter, so we thought it was time to update you with what we have been up to!

We have been joined by some amazing doctors, most recently Dr …

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