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June 23, 2022

National Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day on Monday 27 June 2022

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the second most common mental health condition in Australia. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the most common mental health condition in Australia after depression.  It is often left undiagnosed and untreated. Not everyone who experiences trauma will develop PTSD.  However about 5-10% of Australians will suffer from PTSD at some point in their lives. This means that at any one time over 1 million Australians have PTSD.
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

Mandatory Use of Face Masks

Due to the ever changing nature of COVID-19 within our country and our state, Panaceum Group aim to be proactive. In doing so, we attempt to protect the safety and wellbeing of all patients, visitors and staff and will be introducing mask mandates at our premises. From the 5th February it is a requirement of entry to your premises that all patients, visitors, practitioners and staff will be required to wear a surgical or N95 masks. If you forget your mask please do NOT enter the premises. Please call to discuss alternative arrangements. Children under the age of 12 years do not […]