2018 seasonal influenza vaccine is now available at the clinic. It is recommended that everyone receives the flu shot to protect against the main strains of influenza. New flu vaccines for people aged 65 years and over This year, there are two new vaccines available to provide better protection for people aged 65 years and over. If you are aged 65 years or over, speak to your doctor or vaccination provider to find out more about receiving one of the new vaccines. These vaccines cannot be given to people aged under 65 years. Flu vaccines for children All flu vaccines More
Our regular doctors are : Dr Hany Georgeos is the practice principal, full time GP and also an accredited skin cancer doctor through the skin cancer college Australasia. Dr Georgeos is available to see all patients for either General practice or specific skin check up consultations. Dr Ereeny Khozam has special interest in women health, aged care and mental health and is available to see all patients. Dr Inoke Buadromo has long experience in General practice and is also available to see all patients including residential care patients.
If you have symptoms like chronic cough, wheeze, shortness of breath, or if you have been a smoker for a while and concerned about your health or if there is a family history of asthma and allergies then you may benefit from the spirometry. Spirometer is a very useful device, it is used to measure timed expired and inspired volumes, and from these we can calculate how effectively and how quickly the lungs can be emptied and filled. It is usually performed by the practice nurse and interpreted by one of our doctors. These measurements can indicate the condition More
Lowndes Street Clinic Wishes you all a merry Christmas and safe happy new year holidays. The clinic will be closed for the Christmas holidays on the following days : Fri 25/12/2015 ( Christmas day) Mon 28/12/2015 (for Boxing day ) Fri 01/01/2016 ( New year) Otherwise, work will resume as per normal hours.
After a certain age , the body bones start to become weaker and thinner leading sometimes to what is known as “osteoporosis “.. Osteoporosis means ‘bones with holes’, the bones become weak and brittle due to loss of calcium which can lead to fractures ( commonly in hips/ spine/ wrists ) with any mild trauma , like a simple fall. Osteoporosis is usually asymptomatic ( You do not feel anything wrong) until you break a bone . Osteoporosis is sometimes confused with osteoarthritis where you feel aches and pains in spine and hips. It occurs mainly in middle-aged and elderly More