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November 21, 2016

Meningococcal Disease and Vaccination

Meningococcal Disease and Vaccinations Just recently there has been a lot of information in the media about Meningococcal disease including cases in WA and across the country as well as vaccinations and their availability. There are 13 strains of meningococcal disease. Invasive cases can cause meningitis and septicaemia (blood infection), as well as other localised infections including pneumonia, arthritis and conjunctivitis. The most important thing is to be aware of symptoms of Meningococcal Septicaemia and when further medical attention is required. Typical symptoms of meningococcal septicaemia can be non-specific and can include Sudden onset of fever Rash Headache Neck stiffness […]
October 17, 2016

Pregnancy & Infant Loss

Pregnancy & Infant Loss, by Dr Nikee Msuo. The loss of a baby at any stage of pregnancy is often an unexpected and very tragic event. Thanks to Christie Collard for sharing her story, click here to read her to experience. Pregnancy loss is often not talked about so, parents are often left feeling confused and isolated in their experience. In fact as many as 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage, some so early that woman are not even aware. Approximately 80 % of all pregnancy loss occurs in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. The are many reasons this can […]
September 7, 2016

Mental Health Week is 4-10 October 2016

HOW WOULD YOU FEEL… IF YOU WERE EXCLUDED FROM EVERYDAY ACTIVITIES THAT THE REST OF THE COMMUNITY TAKES FOR GRANTED??? Most people with mental illness lead lives like anyone else, working and participating with family and friends. The most disabling aspect of mental illness for many is the way they are treated and excluded from those things the rest of the community take for granted. This is all because of  the stigma attached to mental health. If you or someone you care about is experiencing mental illness, you need to know you are not alone. Part of the reason for […]
July 28, 2016

Dr Shaun Millns Sizer on his life changing move to WA.

July 12, 2016

Dietitian Led Supermarket Tours

Terri Quinlan, Accredited Practising Dietitian, is hosting supermarket tours at Queens Supa IGA for National Diabetes Week. Choose healthy options for you and your family. Learn what to look for on labels and get tips on selecting the healthier choices for your family. What: Supermarket Tours by Panaceum When: Monday 18th & 25th July 2016 Time: 10-11.30am Location: Queens Supa IGA – meet near coffee shop Run By: Terri Quinlan, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Panaceum How to Book: Please phone 9920 8151 Cost: $25 per person
July 11, 2016

Diabetes – Do you know your risk??

Do you know your risk of developing type 2 diabetes or your diabetic foot risk? Your weight, diet, age, exercise and family origins may put you at risk. You can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes by adopting a healthy lifestyle – eating healthy food, exercising and maintaining healthy body weight. There is no cure for type 2 diabetes and life gets pretty tough following a loss of a limb.  Prevention is the answer.  During National Diabetes Awareness Week is the time to check your risk – and know how to reduce your risk – of type 2 diabetes […]