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July 23, 2020

Welcome to the ‘new normal’ at the Panaceum Group!

We have deescalated our pandemic procedures here at the Panaceum Group in response to how things are currently in Western Australia. Unfortunately, we can’t go back to the way things were before Covid-19, so we have a “new normal”. What does this “new normal” look like for our patients? We are gradually opening all services we once had, however there will be additional screening, social distancing and the use of telehealth to keep us all safe. In summary: No patients with cold or flu like symptoms will be seen in a normal face to face consult We are using telehealth […]
May 4, 2020

Virtual Consults available at the Panaceum

Don’t neglect your healthcare these days! You can “see us” another way without stepping out of your door, in a “virtual consult” Are you not feeling the best? Careplan needing an update? Or your routine appointment is due? Don’t put it off, is the message from the Minister of Health and your Doctor! Did you know you can now do a lot of these things, including Careplans, without coming out to visit us, via a “telehealth” appointment? What is telehealth? It is just a name for a doctor’s appointment that is not physically face to face. At the Panaceum Group […]
March 17, 2020

Patient Update – Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Telehealth

Hello Patients! This post is to keep you up to date with what we are doing here in response to COVID-19 and how that might change your appointment with us. On Friday the 13th March, the Government announced their increased restrictions on COVID -19 testing. In response to this announcement we decided to change how we normally see our patients, to minimise the risk of COVID-19  for our patients, practitioners and staff. Moving to Telehealth? As COVID-19 can show itself to be like what we all know as the “flu” or a “cold”, we decided that all patients that have […]
March 3, 2020

Patient Alert – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated 12/03/2020 There is a lot of media regarding the Covid-19 virus, which can get confusing. Please find some simple advice on what to look for, and what to do. If you have ANY of these symptoms Fever Cough Sore throat Shortness of breath AND Travelled internationally in the 14 days before getting sick or been in close contact with anyone that has done so and is now sick OR Had close contact with someone diagnosed with, or suspected of having Coronavirus in the 14 days before getting sick Please do the following: It is important we minimise any risk […]
February 3, 2020

Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 2020 February is Ovarian Cancer awareness month to help raise awareness of signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is most common in women over 50 and the average age of those diagnosed is 64 years. Each year approx. 1580 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and approximately over 1100 women will lose their battle with this disease each year. With no early detection tests it is important for women to know and understand the signs, symptoms and risks. Risk Factors Age – being over 50 and through menopause. Genetics and Family history – are […]
January 20, 2020

Back to School – Does your child need a foot check up with a Podiatrist?

Children’s feet are always on the move. Whether your child is standing, sitting, walking, running or skipping; their feet are on the move and growing! Your children’s feet will spend most of their growth period in school. It is important to ensure you have good advice on school shoes and that your child has the correct fit in length and width. Your child needs about 1cm of growing room between the longest toe and the top end of the shoe. Your child’s growing feet should not be squashed. FUN FACT: Most people have one foot that is larger than the […]