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June 17, 2022

Bowel Cancer Awareness

  Well June shapes up to have a lot of topics that focus on various health awareness issues but for now, the spot light will be on  Bowel Cancer Awareness Bowel Cancer is Australia’s second deadliest cancer and claims the lives of 101 Australians every week (5,255 people a year) – but it’s one of the most treatable types of cancer if found early. While the risk of bowel cancer increases significantly with age, the disease doesn’t discriminate, affecting men and women, young and old. 293 Australians will be diagnosed with bowel cancer this week (15,206 people a year)   […]
June 9, 2022

We Are Closed for Saturday Clinics

  Panaceum Medical will be closed Saturday due to continuing staff and doctor leave. The Panaceum Team apologise for the inconvenience. We are endeavouring to return to this service as soon as we can.
March 11, 2022

Kidney Health Week 7-13 March 2022

What Do Kidneys Do? One of the main jobs of the kidneys is to filter the waste out of the blood. How does the waste get in your blood? Your blood delivers nutrients to your body. Chemical reactions in the cells of your body break down the nutrients. Some of the waste is the result of these chemical reactions and others is just stuff your body doesn’t need because it already has enough. The waste has to go somewhere; this is where the kidneys come in. What Else Do Kidneys Do?   Kidneys are always busy. Besides filtering the blood […]
February 23, 2022

National Skin Check Day

  When did you last have your skin checked? Thursday February 24th 2022 is Australia’s national skin check day and day of action to prevent our national cancer (Melanoma). Skin cancer is still Australia’s most common cancer. It is also the most costly and one of the most preventable Regular skin checks are an important part of your preventative screenings. The earlier skin changes and skin cancers are picked up and are treated early decreasing your risk of surgery. Did you know? Two in three Australians will be diagnosed with Skin Cancer by the time they are 70. And Melanoma […]
January 25, 2022

Now is the time to prepare for COVID entering Geraldton, says local GP

As featured in The Geraldton Guardian – Friday 21 January 2022 A local GP has speculated Geraldton will see its COVID caseload peak about six weeks after WA’s hard border ends, but he assured residents few patients would require hospitalisation. Midwest General Practice Network deputy chair and Panaceum Medical GP Richard Taylor — who spoke to the Guardian before the Premier’s border backflip — said many were anxious about COVID entering the community , but he urged locals not to panic if they tested positive to the virus. “The vast majority of people are going to have fairly mild symptoms […]
December 30, 2021

Covid Vaccination Site Information – Geraldton

  Community Health Centre – GRH Only Pfizer Mon – Fri  9.00am – 4pm Sat 9am – 3pm Closed public Holidays Bookings   Pharmacy 194 Moderna & AstraZeneca only By appointment only Booked out for the next 2 weeks   Terry White Bluff Point Moderna & AstraZeneca only Starting again on the Wed 1st Jan by appointment only Walk ins only on Thur & Fri between 9.00-12pm & 3pm – 5pm Then Mon – Wed by appt only Walk in Thur – Fri   Chemist Warehouse All 3 Moderna, Pfizer& AstraZeneca 10am – 5pm walk ins Mon – Fri Sat […]