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Novel coronavirus: What you need to know

Novel coronavirus: What you need to know
The novel (new) coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been widely publicised in the news recently, with many concerned about its arrival in Australia. Here’s what you need to know about the virus.
What is coronavirus?
Coronavirus is a family of viruses which cause a variety of illnesses. These can range from something akin […]

January 30th, 2020|Clinic news|

Ideas to help your baby talk

Ideas to help your baby talk

Watching your baby learn how to communicate is one of the most rewarding experiences of being a new parent.

In this article, we share some suggestions for parents wanting to help develop their little one’s communication skills, based on recommendations by Speech Pathology Australia. Read on to discover the indictors of […]

January 14th, 2020|Clinic news|

Top tips for a healthy summer diet

Food is how we celebrate and show love. It’s often part of our culture and there’s rarely a social occasion where food isn’t involved.

However, throughout the festive season, it’s easy to overdo the calories, thereby putting on unwanted kilos and not feeling our best. In this article, dietitian Samantha Oxenham shares her top tips for […]

November 6th, 2019|Clinic news|

Adolescent mental health

Shining a light on adolescent mental health
Adolescence can be a challenging time, particularly for those faced with mental health concerns. According to Beyond Blue, evidence suggests half of all mental health conditions emerge by the age of 14, and three-quarters by the age of 24.

Our psychologists at Bayside Family Medical commonly see these conditions in […]

September 30th, 2019|Clinic news|

Are you up-to-date with your measles vaccinations?

Are you up-to-date with your measles vaccinations?
Given the recent cases of measles in Victoria, it’s a timely reminder to check your vaccination records to make sure you’re up-to-date. In this article, we explain why you may need a measles booster shot.
What is measles?
Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that can survive in the environment […]

August 28th, 2019|Clinic news|

Meet Dr Jason Lam

Our sister clinic, Bluff Road Medical Centre, recently welcomed a new doctor to the practice, Dr Jason Lam. In this article, we discover who Jason is and why he is a man of many talents.
How did you end up a GP?
I was originally a professional dancer and artist, before collapsing a lung and needing to […]

July 25th, 2019|Clinic news|

Dr Jane Foley – Our new GP Registrar

We welcome Dr Jane Foley, our new GP Registrar.

She is passionate about all aspects of General Practice with special interests in women’s health. She has a holistic approach to her work with appreciation of the bio-psycho-social nature of patient care. She will be consulting all weekdays.

Click here to know more about Dr Foley.

July 18th, 2019|Clinic news|

How to improve your gut health

How to improve your gut health
The human body contains around 40 trillion bacteria, many of which reside inside the intestines. These bacteria play an important role in your overall health and well being.

Dietary choices can affect the gut flora, or intestinal microbiota, inside your body. In this article, Bayside Family Medical Dietician Sarah Smith offers […]

July 5th, 2019|Clinic news|

How to manage stress

How to manage stress
In today’s busy world, it’s not uncommon for people to feel stressed. If left unchecked, stress can lead to a variety of health concerns, including anxiety and depression.

In this article, Dr Susan Barnett, a GP counsellor at our sister clinic, Bluff Road Medical Centre, shares some practical tips to help keep stress […]

May 22nd, 2019|Clinic news|

Looking after your feet

The importance of looking after your feet
Having issues with your feet? Our sister clinic, Bluff Road Medical Centre, offers the full suite of podiatry services on-site via the Sandringham Foot Centre (a branch of the Foot Centre Group). The team includes experienced podiatrists who have been looking after feet for more than 35 years collectively.

In […]

April 26th, 2019|Clinic news|