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February 27, 2015
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Bulk Billed Skin Cancer Checks for March at UMP!

The population of Geraldton is so lucky to have weather that allows almost all-year-round outdoor activities on water and land. With plenty of picturesque places to visit, activities to do and beaches nearby, there is no reason to stay inside! As with many other things in life, we have learned to use protective measures to keep risks at bay so that our fun is not spoiled by a rude awakening. Let’s be honest, who wants to enjoy a nice day at the beach and suffer for days with painful sun-burn and blistering scaly skin? Sun exposure, however, does something else […]
January 19, 2015

What is a Check Up??

Dr J Keith Figueiredo MBBS (WA), FRACGP FACRRM DA DRANZCOG Good health is one of our greatest assets. We really miss it when we don’t have it. As we grow older, inevitably our bodies will deteriorate, and things do start to go wrong. Like any machine, we need to look after it and maintain it regularly. The following is some general advice, which may vary depending on your individual circumstance. We’ve all heard that prevention is better than cure. That’s so true. We can prevent a lot of chronic problems, by doing such simple things as: Exercising 240 minutes a […]
December 4, 2014

Mums with Bubs Fitness! 4 sessions FREE!

Has it been 6 to 12 months since you gave birth to this amazing baby of yours but you’re still carrying those extra kilos with you or just feeling out of shape? Do you want to learn new ways to exercise with bub in tow, train your pelvic floor, and improve your self-esteem and energy levels? Then it’s time to give our new Mums with Bubs fitness classes a try. Our experienced Exercise Physiologist and new mum, Antje Firla, will guide you through these classes which specialise in postnatal interactive fitness. Mums with Bubs fitness classes incorporate activities that both […]
November 12, 2014

Movember – Men’s Health Checks

  It is MOVEMBER ! November has become the month of a nationwide focus on Men’s Health. So if you have concerns and want a check up from the neck up with a GP, this is your month ! Some of our male GPs at the University Medical Practice and Geraldton Medical Group will be offering bulk billed men’s health check for the month of November. Just call us to make an appointment. Who is The Movember Foundation?   The Movember Foundation says they are committed to changing the face of men’s health. They are a global organisation that originated […]
October 15, 2014

Find Cancer Early

The Find cancer early campaign has been produced by the Cancer Council of Western Australia. Our very own Dr Tonya Constantine features in this camapign. Check out the video below, or for more information visit the website.
September 22, 2014

R U OK?

RUOK? Getting a conversation started! The simple act of asking how someone is going can make a real difference to someone and could at times save a life. We know that suicide prevention is an enormously complex and sensitive challenge the world over. But we also know that some of the world’s smartest people have been working tirelessly and developed credible theories that suggest there’s power in that simplest of questions – “Are you ok?”