Should My Child Be Immunised for Meningococcal B Infection (Bexsero)?
There has been a lot of discussion around Meningococcal B vaccination in view of recent small outbreaks in NSW and other states between 2022 and 2023. So, what do parents and teenagers need to know? What is meningococcal disease? Meningococcal disease is a rare, but… Read more
MyMedicare – A Commonwealth Government Initiative
What is MyMedicare? MyMedicare is a new voluntary patient registration initiative. It aims to formalise the relationship between patients, their general practice, general practitioner (GP) and primary care teams. Registration is open from 1 October 2023. How will I benefit from registering with MyMedicare?… Read more
CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING – WHAT’S CHANGED?
CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING – WHAT’S CHANGED IN 2023? Cervical cancer is an important cancer to be aware of, and screen for, in Australian women. The last few years have been confusing for many women – not knowing the newest changes to cervical cancer screening in… Read more
Parents: What do you know about Croup?
It’s 3AM, and the temperature is dropping. You’re woken up to the sound of your child coughing violently, with a barking-like sound. Your little one looks like he/she is struggling to breathe. What do you do next? What is Croup? Croup, or laryngotracheobronchitis is a condition… Read more
Does My Unwell Child Need Antibiotics?
You’re exhausted. The kids are sick again. You’re sleep-deprived, the chores are piling up and you just want it to be all over! This time round, your little one has had a runny nose like Niagara Falls and keeps waking up every 2 hours with a… Read more
Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries – When the weight of the Earth is thrown on your shoulder
By Alex Fielding, Physiotherapist and Chiropractor at Your Health Sport and Spine, inside the medical centre Dural Family Medical Practice The Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Many of us have experienced a good tackle whilst playing sport. What’s that unpleasant tickle you’re feeling as your shoulder hits… Read more