National Stroke Week – 8th – 14th August 2022

During National Stoke Week 2022, the Stroke Foundation is urging Australians to ‘Think F.A.S.T., act FAST’. A stroke is always a medical emergency. The longer a stroke remains untreated, the greater the chance of stroke-related brain damage. For more information, click here

National Stroke Week – 8th – 14th August 20222022-08-09T03:31:19+00:00

Suicide prevention for boys and men

Boys and men are three times as likely to die by suicide in Australia than girls and women. Suicide is the leading cause of death in Australian males aged 15-49. Seventy-five per cent of all suicides in Australia are by boys and men, says Professor Jane Pirkis from the University [...]

Suicide prevention for boys and men2022-08-09T03:29:39+00:00

Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon – Professor Lucian Solomon Bogdan

Professor Lucian Bogdan Solomon (Bogdan) is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in the management of complex pelvis, hip and knee conditions. Professor Solomon is internationally recognised in the field and his translational research has made many important contributions. His approach explores alternatives that are dependent on the patient situation and response [...]

Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon – Professor Lucian Solomon Bogdan2022-08-09T03:28:45+00:00

Dental Health Week – August 1st to 7th 2022

Dental Health Week (DHW) is the Australian Dental Association's (ADA) major annual oral health campaign. It takes place each year in the first full week of August. In 2022, DHW will run from 1 to 7 August. The campaign focuses on the importance of taking steps to care for your [...]

Dental Health Week – August 1st to 7th 20222022-08-09T03:28:10+00:00

Specialist Physician in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine – Dr Aaron Oh

Dr Oh graduated from the University of Adelaide, and completed his Respiratory training at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where he was also the Chief Medical Resident. He went on to complete his Sleep fellowship at the Australian Institute of Sleep Health (AISH). His interests include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [...]

Specialist Physician in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine – Dr Aaron Oh2022-07-08T08:44:18+00:00

COVID19 Update

Variants According to SA Health on June 30th 2022, the latest genome sampling from 1 to 21 June has found 74.6% of samples taken were the BA.2 variant of COVID19. Vaccination update 95.9% of eligible South Australians aged 12+ have received their first dose of the vaccine 93.9% have received [...]

COVID19 Update2022-07-08T08:42:41+00:00

National Diabetes Week July 2022

National Diabetes Week runs from 10th – 16th July 2022. This year the campaign focuses on the fact that research conducted by the Australian Centre for Behavioural Research found that four out of five people living with diabetes have experienced stigma at some point. Both people with Type 1 and [...]

National Diabetes Week July 20222022-07-08T08:44:22+00:00

Go Dry in July!

Go Dry in July! Dry July is a fundraising campaign aimed at challenging social drinkers to change their habits for a month and make some healthy lifestyle changes. People are encouraged to drink responsibly and stick to the recommended daily guidelines for the remainder of the year. The health benefits [...]

Go Dry in July!2022-07-08T08:42:51+00:00

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Bowel cancer is a common diagnosis in Australia. It is potentially one of the most preventable cancers through the early detection of abnormalities from screening. Bowel cancer claims the lives of 101 Australians every week (5,255 people a year). While the risk of bowel cancer increases significantly with age, the [...]

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month2022-05-23T02:57:40+00:00

A/Prof Nick Brook is now offering his services as a consultant urologist at Stirling Central Health Clinic.

Nick provides operative private practice at Calvary North Adelaide, Ashford, and Flinders Private Hospitals. He also consults at North Adelaide, the Hills, Glenelg, Blackwood and Flinders and undertakes day case lists at Glenelg. Nick has a special interest in urological cancers. He has wide experience in the management of prostate, [...]

A/Prof Nick Brook is now offering his services as a consultant urologist at Stirling Central Health Clinic.2022-05-23T02:57:24+00:00
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