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October 14, 2020

Purple Bra Day 2020

Panaceum Group Support Purple Bra Day 2020 Purple Bra Day is a Breast Cancer awareness campaign championed by IGA. The aim of this day is to raise funds which allow continued support to provide specialist breast care nursing, counselling, financial and practical support to all West Australians diagnosed with Breast Cancer and their families. The funds raised ensure this care can be provided for free. Thursday 15th of October 2020 – the Panaceum Group are running our own fundraiser for this amazing cause that is close to home for some of those around us. Breast Cancer affects so many women, […]
September 4, 2020

R U OK DAY

THERE’S MORE TO SAY AFTER R U OK?   2020 has been a mighty challenging year for all of us. There have been unexpected and uncontrollable circumstances that have made it even more important for us all to stay connected. It is also even more important that if we are able, that we are willing and able to support those around us. In 2020, the R U OK? Day team have been focusing on assisting Australians to know what to say when someone says they’re not OK and guide them through how they can continue a conversation that could change […]
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 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 […]