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June 23, 2022

National Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day on Monday 27 June 2022

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the second most common mental health condition in Australia. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the most common mental health condition in Australia after depression.  It is often left undiagnosed and untreated. Not everyone who experiences trauma will develop PTSD.  However about 5-10% of Australians will suffer from PTSD at some point in their lives. This means that at any one time over 1 million Australians have PTSD.
June 17, 2022

Bowel Cancer Awareness

  Well June shapes up to have a lot of topics that focus on various health awareness issues but for now, the spot light will be on  Bowel Cancer Awareness Bowel Cancer is Australia’s second deadliest cancer and claims the lives of 101 Australians every week (5,255 people a year) – but it’s one of the most treatable types of cancer if found early. While the risk of bowel cancer increases significantly with age, the disease doesn’t discriminate, affecting men and women, young and old. 293 Australians will be diagnosed with bowel cancer this week (15,206 people a year)   […]
June 9, 2022

We Are Closed for Saturday Clinics

  Panaceum Medical will be closed Saturday due to continuing staff and doctor leave. The Panaceum Team apologise for the inconvenience. We are endeavouring to return to this service as soon as we can.
March 11, 2022

Kidney Health Week 7-13 March 2022

What Do Kidneys Do? One of the main jobs of the kidneys is to filter the waste out of the blood. How does the waste get in your blood? Your blood delivers nutrients to your body. Chemical reactions in the cells of your body break down the nutrients. Some of the waste is the result of these chemical reactions and others is just stuff your body doesn’t need because it already has enough. The waste has to go somewhere; this is where the kidneys come in. What Else Do Kidneys Do?   Kidneys are always busy. Besides filtering the blood […]
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 6, 2021

COVID Vaccine Update – Pfizer Age Group increased

The Panaceum Group are now offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Panaceum Group patients aged 16 years and over. Pfizer COVID vaccines require 2 doses, 3 weeks apart. When you book your first dose, you will be provided with instructions on how your second dose will be booked. Doses we are allocated are tightly controlled and need to be planned in advance due to the unique storage conditions of these vaccines. Eligible patients must be aged 16 years of age and older. For further information regarding eligibility, click here. Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines can be booked online now. Or by calling our […]