Panaceum

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 […]
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 […]
December 30, 2021

Covid Vaccination Site Information – Geraldton

  Community Health Centre – GRH Only Pfizer Mon – Fri  9.00am – 4pm Sat 9am – 3pm Closed public Holidays Bookings   Pharmacy 194 Moderna & AstraZeneca only By appointment only Booked out for the next 2 weeks   Terry White Bluff Point Moderna & AstraZeneca only Starting again on the Wed 1st Jan by appointment only Walk ins only on Thur & Fri between 9.00-12pm & 3pm – 5pm Then Mon – Wed by appt only Walk in Thur – Fri   Chemist Warehouse All 3 Moderna, Pfizer& AstraZeneca 10am – 5pm walk ins Mon – Fri Sat […]
December 16, 2021

Keeping Cool in Summer Heat

As Summer is almost here and the weather is certainly heating up– it is important to remember if you are heading outdoors to SLIP, SLOP, SLAP as overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the leading cause of skin cancer in Australia. With hot summers likely to continue, it’s important that we all know how to prepare for high temperature days and how to provide first aid for heat-induced. As we are spending more time outdoors, we can take measures to stay cool, remain hydrated, and keep informed.     Getting too hot can make you sick. You can become ill […]
December 2, 2021

Patient Feedback

Your feedback is important and valuable to us!! Patient feedback plays an important part of helping us improve the quality of healthcare provided by our practice. It helps us identify gaps in our services, provides suggestions on improvements and just as importantly helps us understand what is important to you as a patient. Over the coming week’s patients who attend for an appointment at Panaceum Medical will be asked to participate in providing feedback by way of an anonymous survey. This survey has been developed by a company called Insync in line with RACGP Standards for General Practice – Patient […]