Clinic News

‘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...

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Flu Vaccine Program 2019

Every year, thousands of Australians are hospitalised with influenza. It is a major cause of illness in our community and was attributed to around 57 deaths last year. The 2018 flu season was very mild compared to previous years. There were just under 50,000...

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Common Tests in General Practice: Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is a procedure performed to visually examine the bowel. It is performed using a long, thin plastic tube with a light and camera at one end. The tube is flexible, allowing the Doctor to examine the inside the large intestine (colon) from all angles. The...

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Dr Diana Rattray’s Retirement

It is with a great deal of love and respect, that we announce the retirement of Dr Diana Rattray at the end of May this year. Diana commenced working at Glen Iris Medical Group in January 1997, and has had the privilege of providing medical care to 3 generations of...

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8 Easy Ways To Improve Your Health After 50

As we age, our susceptibility to a whole variety of medical conditions increases. Medical conditions that are more common in people aged over 50 include but are not limited to: Diabetes and insulin resistance Cancer (all kinds) Joint pain Depression and anxiety...

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My Health Record (MHR)

Definition 'A secure, legislated, patient-controlled, electronic summary of an individual's key health information, able to be accessed by authorised individuals and registered healthcare providers involved in a person's care anywhere in Australia at any time.' Some...

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We Welcome – Dr Min Teo

We are thrilled to introduce patients to our new doctor – Dr Min Teo. Min graduated from the University of Auckland in 2007 and gained his Royal Australian College of General Practitioner’s Fellowship in 2014. Min has extensive academic experience and qualifications...

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Plantar Fasciitis

The plantar fascia is a strong, thick piece of connective tissue that joins the heel bone to the toes. Inflammation of this tissue is referred to as ‘plantar fasciitis’ and it can be quite painful and debilitating. It is the most common type of heel pain. The pain...

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Swimmer’s Ear

Clinically known as Otitis Externa, Swimmer’s Ear is an inflammatory condition/infection of the outer ear through to the ear drum. It is a very common problem and can affect anyone at any age. It is usually linked to water exposure or excessive cleaning of the ear...

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Japanese Encephalitis – Warning for travellers

Travellers to countries in South East Asia, including Bali and Thailand are being encouraged to vaccinate themselves against Japanese Encephalitis in light of a recent spike in reported infections. Japanese encephalitis is a rare viral illness spread by mosquitoes...

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Reminder – Thunderstorm Asthma

    Although it does not happen every year, the events that unfolded in 2016 were a powerful reminder that it is best to be over prepared than under prepared. So what should we do to prepare ourselves? If you have known asthma ensure you have an asthma...

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