31st May, 2017 – World No Tobacco Day

31st May, 2017 – World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day is an annual campaign by the World Health Organisation (WHO) held on the 31st of May each year. The campaign aims to draw attention to the dangers of tobacco and encourage governments as well as the public, both users of tobacco and not, to...
Macular Degeneration Awareness Week

Macular Degeneration Awareness Week

May 21-May 27 is Macular Degeneration awareness week for 2017. It is a great opportunity for us to increase our understanding of the disease and how best to combat it. Macular Degeneration is Australia’s leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss. It affects...
Travel Health – Vaccinations

Travel Health – Vaccinations

Travelling overseas can be the most exciting time of the year. We often book long in advance and look forward to all the new experiences we will enjoy. International travel however, can expose us to a number of health risks, some minor while others quite serious. With...
Skin Cancer Action Week

Skin Cancer Action Week

This coming week, November 20-26, 2016 is National Skin Cancer Action week, an initiative of both the Cancer Council and Australian College of Dermatologists. It aims to raise awareness and remind Australians of the importance of sun protection and the early detection...
Hay Fever and Allergic Rhinitis

Hay Fever and Allergic Rhinitis

It is now October and with the warming temperatures and longer days we are well into springtime. While most of us enjoy this time of year in Australia, for others it can be a very trying time as they battle Hay Fever and seasonal allergies. Allergic Rhinitis is a...