Clinic News

Sexually Transmitted Infections

      by Dr Jenny Alexander Having unprotected sex can put you at risk of sexually transmitted infections, or STIs. Among those at high risk of STIs are young people, men who have sex with men, and middle-aged people who have started dating again after separation or...

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An Introduction to the NDIS

  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) aims to provide reasonable and necessary support for all Australians aged 65 years and under who have permanent and significant disabilities. It has been rolling out progressively across Australia since 2016. Once...

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Mindfulness Meditation

There are many tools and practices that can be used to help people with cope with stress, anxiety, depression and grief. Mindfulness is one of these techniques and it has been used extensively in psychological practice for many decades. Mindfulness is about learning...

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Public Holiday

Glen Iris Medical Group will be closed Monday 11th June due to the Queen's Birthday Holiday.  

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Glen Iris Medical Group currently has a reasonable supply of private Flu vaccines and very few government supplies. We will be unable to order more private flu vaccine in the foreseeable future. Please call on 03 9509 7633 to make an appointment.

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Signs and Symptoms of Influenza

Influenza (or the ‘flu’) is a viral infection that is transmitted person to person via airborne ‘droplets’, tiny particles of fluid that are expelled into the air, or onto a surface when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It affects the respiratory tract, the nose,...

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My Health Record

  In a highly anticipated announcement, the Minister for Health the Hon. Greg Hunt confirmed recently the My Health Record (MHR) opt-out three-month window will commence from 16 July to 15 October 2018. Every Australian will be offered a MHR unless they choose to...

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National Heart Week 2018: ‘Don’t get the SITS!’

During the week April 29th to May 6th 2018, the National Heart Foundation celebrates Heart Week. This year they are promoting the benefits of physical activity on heart health. The ‘Don’t Get the SITS’ campaign aims to get Australians moving in order to improve heart...

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Flu Clinics

            Please call reception on 9509 7633 to book an appointment Friday 27th April             1.30-3.00pm Saturday 28th April    10.30-12.30pm Tuesday 1st May             5.30-7.30pm Wednesday 2nd May      1.30-3.00pm  Thursday 3rd...

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Meningococcal Vaccination-What’s new and changing.

By Dr Jane Healy There are two new vaccines that many parents and adults may have recently heard about. They are Bexsero and Menactra. Both these vaccines protect against the infection caused by the different subgroups of the bacteria Neisseria Meningitidis. There are...

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National Listeriosis Outbreak

Listeriosis is a type of food poisoning caused by consumption of food that has been contaminated by Listeria bacteria. It is thought to cause around 150 hospitalisations and 15 deaths in Australia every year. In recent weeks, an outbreak of Listeriosis linked to...

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Influenza Vaccines 2018 – Important Information for Patients

Vaccinations for the 2018 influenza (flu) season will shortly be delivered to medical centres and pharmacies across Australia. There are a number of important changes this year, implemented in response to the particularly severe flu season experienced last year. Why...

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