If you are travelling to Africa, the Caribbean, Central or South America, you should be aware of the risk of yellow fever virus transmission and take the necessary precautions to protect yourself from infection. Yellow fever is a viral disease that is transmitted primarily by mosquitoes. Yellow fever can lead to serious illness and even death. It is called ‘yellow fever’ because in serious cases, the skin turns yellow in colour. This is known as ‘jaundice’. Yellow fever is a quarantinable disease in Australia. If you have travelled through a yellow fever declared country, and you do not have More
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. Dr Eleanor Lazarus is a local GP registrar who moved to Bendigo with her More
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.