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Different coloured pills in a mug, MyClinic provides E-prescription

ePrescribing – Preparing your Practice

The Australian Government has fast tracked the implementation of electronic prescriptions (ePrescribing). Watch the video below to see how you can prepare.   https://vimeo.com/420508998 What is ePrescribing? Paperless prescriptions that are accessible using electronic devices for increased security and to help avoid losing paper scripts. How will electronic prescribing affect me? It will be an

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Telehealth service for all patients across MyClinic Group GPs in Melbourne

TELEHEALTH & YOUR HEALTH

As part of the Australian Government’s response to COVID-19, new temporary telehealth services have been introduced. WHY ARE THE CHANGES BEING MADE? This will take pressure off hospitals and emergency departments. Whole of population telehealth will allow people to access essential health services in their home and will support self-isolation and quarantine policies to reduce

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Flu Shots and Immunisation service at all MyClinic Group medical centres, Flu shot in Melbourne

INFLUENZA 2020

Influenza 2020 The flu is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications. For vulnerable Victorians, like children, the elderly and people with a weakened immune system, the flu can have serious and devastating outcomes. It is spread by contact with respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

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COVID 19 precaution is staying in isolation and testing if you have symptoms

CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19)

THIS INFORMATION IS BROUGHT TO YOU FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES. Last updated: 03.03.2020 If you think you may have coronavirus disease, please call the dedicated hotline on 1800 675 389. This hotline is serviced by Nurse-on-Call. Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies. WHAT IS CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19)? Coronaviruses are a

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Quit Smoking Consultations at MyClinic Group, Doctors in Melbourne

Smoking

SMOKING Tobacco smoking is one of the largest preventable causes of death and disease in Australia with smoking estimated to kill almost 19,000 Australians a year and responsible for 9.0% of the total burden of disease in Australia in 2011. It is associated with an increased risk of a wide range of health conditions, including; heart

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Measles vaccine at all MyClinic Group centres

Measles Nov 2019

In 2019 there have now been 47 cases of confirmed measles notified in Victoria. Almost all cases are in people who are not fully immunised against measles, who have either travelled overseas or been in contact with travellers from overseas in Victoria. Many cases are people born since 1966 who believed they were fully immunised

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Thunderstorm Asthma – Be Prepared!

What is epidemic thunderstorm asthma? Grass pollen season brings a seasonal increase in asthma and hay fever. It also brings the chance of thunderstorm asthma. When a large number of people develop asthma symptoms over a short period of time, caused by high amounts of grass pollen and a certain type of thunderstorm,  it is

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Flu Shots and Immunisation service at all MyClinic Group medical centres, Flu shot in Melbourne

INFLUENZA (FLU) SEASON HAS ARRIVED! 2019

HELP STOP THE SPREAD OF INFLUENZA! WHAT IS INFLUENZA (THE FLU)? INFLUENZA is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications, including pneumonia. INFLUENZA is spread by contact with fluids from coughs and sneezes. Influenza is caused by infection with INFLUENZA viruses A, B and rarely C. It mainly affects

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Women's health clinic at Melbourne by doctors of MyClinic Group

WOMEN’S HEALTH

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 8TH MARCH 2019! Take control of your health this Women’s Day. If you have been putting of going to the Doctor recently, here is your sign to make an appointment and get it done. Women are recommended to have a general check-up with their GP every year.  The aim of a health check is

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Measles vaccine at all MyClinic Group centres

MEASLES ALERT

**MEASLES OUTBREAK** There has been an additional unrelated case of measles in a returned overseas traveller who may have been infectious whilst in the Point Cook area between Monday 4 February and Friday 8 February. This is in addition to the previously reported confirmed case of measles who has spent time in and around the

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Nutrition advice highly advised by doctors for a woman's well-being and enhancing good health

Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Now that January is over, life has calmed down slightly, it’s time to focus on you and healthy lifestyle choices. A lifestyle choice is a personal and conscious decision to perform a behaviour that may increase or decrease the risk of injury or disease. Healthy lifestyle choices in our everyday lives can benefit us both physically and

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Skin Cancer Screening in MyClinic Group, Skin clinic Melbourne

More About Skin Cancer…

Skin cancer occurs when skin cells are damaged, for example, by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma squamous cell carcinoma melanoma– the most dangerous form of skin cancer! Both basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are known as non-melanoma skin cancer. FACTS! Approximately,

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Save yourself from heatwave by staying hydrated and seeking medical help by MyClinic medical GPs

BE SUNSMART

BE SUNSMART The new year is usually the time we start new habits. Why not make yours an effort to Slip Slop Slap Seek Slide & Skin Check this summer? Good sun protection slows the signs of ageing and most importantly, prevents skin cancer. There is no such thing as a safe tan – whether from

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SKIN CANCER CHECKS

WHAT IS SKIN CANCER? Skin cancer occurs when skin cells are damaged, for example, by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma squamous cell carcinoma melanoma– the most dangerous form of skin cancer Both basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are known

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Liver health check at MyClinic Medical centres, GPs in Melbourne

Look After Your Liver!

As New Years Eve fast approaches, this is your reminder to LOOK AFTER YOUR LIVER! The liver is an organ you cannot live without therefore maintaining liver health is an important health issue for all Australians.   THE LIVER! The liver is situated on the upper right side of the abdomen, just below the diaphragm. It

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Save yourself from heatwave by staying hydrated and seeking medical help by MyClinic medical GPs

Survive the Heat! DEC 2018

Heat kills more Australians than any other natural disaster. Be prepared this summer. See your doctor if you are unwell. In an emergency, call 000. Heat stroke is fatal in up to 80% of cases. Heatstroke occurs when the core body temperature rises above 40.5 °C and the body’s internal systems start to shut down. A

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MYCLINIC TIPS TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS

The holiday season can bring mixed emotions for many. For some, it’s their favourite time of year. For others, it brings feelings of sadness and loss. Seeing old friends and family members may be exciting or may bring up memories of disappointments. 
Feeling depressed or anxious is not unusual during the holiday season. Upcoming dinners, parties, and other family

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A regular blood pressure test by your doctors is fundamental for maintaining good health as recommended by Doctors in Coffs Harbour

HEALTH CHECK 715

HEALTH CHECK 715 All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, regardless of age, are eligible for an annual Indigenous-specific health check. This health check was designed especially for Indigenous people. It was established because Indigenous people have considerably higher morbidity and mortality levels than non-Indigenous people, with earlier onset and more severe disease progression for

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Men's health clinic at MyClinic Group, Doctors in Melbourne

DECEMBEARD – BOWEL CANCER AND MEN

DECEMBER FOR BOWEL CANCER! December is Decembeard for Bowel Cancer Australia. Decembeard Australia’s goal is to have a lasting impact on our health future – where no one dies of bowel cancer and all those diagnosed receive the support they need. Now in its sixth year down under, Decembeard encourages men to grow a beard in the final

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SCAM ALERT!

SCAM ALERT! November 2018 The Department of Human Services and police are warning people about a new con where scammers pretend to be from Medicare in order to gain personal information. Scammers have produced a new text-based, phishing scam that tricks people into visiting a clone of the Medicare website. Here, victims are conned into

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