HealthEngine Medical Booking Platform

HealthEngine Medical Booking Platform

Firstly, we would like to reassure our patients that Glen Iris Medical Group withdrew all association with HealthEngine over a year ago, when it was revealed patient’s had unknowingly consented to their 3rd party referral process.  The only booking platform now...
Victorian Flu Season Update

Victorian Flu Season Update

This year’s influenza season is well and truly underway, with many thousands of confirmed reports of flu virus being made early as March. As at 24th June 2019, there were over 21,500 lab-confirmed, reported cases of flu. This figure represents only cases where a test...
Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual Syndrome

  Premenstrual syndrome or PMS is the term used to describe a wide variety of physical and emotional symptoms that women commonly experience in the days leading up to a menstrual cycle (period). They can also continue for the first few days of a period. These...
Blood Pressure Explained

Blood Pressure Explained

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the walls of the blood vessels as blood is pumped around the body. It naturally varies throughout the day, depending on what your body is doing. Blood pressure is highest when blood is pushed out of the heart into...
‘Tis the season to be snotty? by Dr Min Teo

‘Tis the season to be snotty? by Dr Min Teo

Autumn has arrived, and with it – I’m afraid – the barrage of mischievous little microbes to wreck havoc on our bodies! Most upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) are viral in origin, so antibiotics make no diddly squat of a difference. But the common cold is by...
Common Issues in General Practice: Tennis Elbow

Common Issues in General Practice: Tennis Elbow

‘Tennis elbow’ is the common terminology for a painful condition that affects the elbow(s). The medical name for this condition is lateral epicondylitis. It is caused by inflammation or damage to the tendons that join the muscles of the forearm to the elbow. This...