Central Clinic News

Free Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine at Central Clinic

January 30, 2018

Meningococcal disease is caused by bacteria. Although uncommon, it can become very serious, very quickly. Adolescents are at increased risk of meningococcal disease and are more likely to spread the disease to others. The Meningococcal ACWY vaccine is being offered free by the Victorian Government,  to adolescents in Years 10, 11 and 12 at school,…

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Monthly News November 2015

January 16, 2018
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Immunisation Update Central Clinic provides all childhood immunisations and registers all childhood immunisations with the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR). ACIR is a national register administered by Medicare Australia that records a child’s immunisation history and provides an immunisation history statement to their parent or guardian. This statement can be used by parents and guardians as…

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Summer swimming causing ear aches and infections.

December 15, 2017
Central Clinic Advisory: Summer Health Alerts

It’s that time of the year when we are spending more time in the water. This may lead to water becoming trapped in the ear causing discomfort after swimming. Usually the water will drain out naturally or you see people doing the jig, jumping and bobbing their head to one side trying to dislodge the…

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Child safety in hot weather

December 10, 2017
Central Clinic Advisory: Summer Heat Stress Prevention

Hot weather can affect your baby or child because their bodies cannot adjust to changes in temperatures as well as adults. Babies and children sweat less, reducing their bodies’ ability to cool down. In the hot weather – stay indoors if possible If outside have a well-fitting sun hat, apply sunscreen, and keep in the…

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Welcome Dr. Rebecca Ireland to The Foot & Ankle Clinic Warragul!

July 27, 2016
Doctor Rebecca Ireland at the The Foot & Ankle Clinic Warragul!

The Foot & Ankle Clinic Warragul would like to welcome Dr. Rebecca Ireland to their team. Dr. Ireland grew up in Melbourne and has a Degree in Health Science from Monash University and a Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Podiatric Practice from Latrobe University. Rebecca loves keeping active whether through team sports such as netball,…

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Survive the heat tips

January 6, 2016
Suncare Health tips for summer.

Drink more water Drink plenty of water, even if you don’t feel thirsty. Keep a full drink bottle with you. Take small sips of water frequently. If your doctor normally limits your fluids, check how much you should drink during hot weather. Never leave anyone in a car Never leave children, adults or pets in…

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Central Clinic welcomes the Foot & Ankle Clinic

January 6, 2016
Central Clinic and Foot and Ankle Clinic

We are excited to announced that Gippsland’s most experienced Podiatry Service provider, The Foot and Ankle Clinic (TFAAC) is is now operating from Central Clinic. Having originally been established in 1994 (formerly known as Gippsland Foot Clinic), TFAAC has expanded to offer Podiatry services in clinics located throughout Gippsland and in eastern metropolitan Melbourne, and…

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Whooping Cough

December 2, 2015
Remember to immunise so you don't risk a more dangerous illness

Infected family members may unknowingly pass Whooping Cough on to a new baby. Babies in their first months of life are at greatest risk from whooping cough. Newborns are especially vulnerable to infection until they have completed their full three dose course of whooping cough vaccines at 6 months of age. Adult whooping cough vaccination is recommended to…

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