• 20 MAR 18

    2018 Influenza information

    Flu (Influenza) Commonly known as ‘the flu’, influenza is a highly infectious disease that can be serious debilitating and affect the whole body. The flu is caused by a particular group of RNA viruses and is spread by infected people coughing or sneezing as well as from surfaces contaminated by respiratory secretions. So, it’s easy

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    • 05 FEB 18

    New Cervical Screening Test information

    More accurate. Less often. Cervical screening has changed in Australia. The Pap test has been replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. The new Cervical Screening Test is expected to protect up to 30% more women. The test is a simple procedure to

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    • 05 FEB 18

    e-Health information

    My Health Record My Health Record is a secure online summary of your health information. You can control what goes into it, and who is allowed to access it. You can choose to share your health information with your doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers. It is now very easy to Register for a My

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    • 07 FEB 17

    Migraine and Heart Disease

    One form of headache is a migraine, characterised by severe pain and throbbing. Symptoms associated with migraine can be debilitating and include nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to light and sounds, affected vision, and numbness of the face and extremities. Women are more likely to suffer from migraine than men. Migraine has been linked with the

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