eHealth

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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
November 20, 2019

National Skin Cancer Action Week

The week of 17 – 23 November 2019 is National Skin Cancer Action Week  – a joined effort by Cancer Council Australia and the College of Dermatologists. The topic of this year’s campaign is “own your tone “. This week is a timely reminder to use sun protection and of the importance to early detect skin cancer. Every year 2000 Australians die from skin cancers. Every 2nd Australian will suffer a non-melanoma skin cancer and about 1 in 20 even a melanoma. However, most skin cancers can be prevented if sun protection is used and are perfectly treatable if picked […]