Clinic news

3 popular women’s health services at Bayside Family Medical

At Bayside Family Medical, we are proud to support women in all areas of their health and wellbeing. In this article, we shine a light on some of our key women’s health services.

When it comes to contraception, there are all sorts of different options available. You’ll want the best advice about what’s right for you. […]

October 7th, 2020|Clinic news|

How to improve gut health

The importance of gut health has been well documented in recent times. Studies have shown links between the gut and all sorts of different issues, from immune system function and mental health, to autoimmune diseases and cancer.

About 100 trillion bacteria live in the digestive system. So, how do you ensure you have enough of the […]

August 24th, 2020|Clinic news|

Meet our newest GP

We’d like to introduce our newest doctor, Dr Kathryn Kucfir. Dr Kucfir brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, and we’re excited to have her join our team. In this blog we get to know a little more about Dr Kucfir and her interests.

What’s your professional background?
I studied in Europe, mostly in […]

August 4th, 2020|Clinic news|

5 Ways To Stay Healthy Through Winter

Winter is a time to prioritise our health and wellbeing, with colds and influenza being more common. Here are some tips to look after your health and well-being during the cooler months.


With the mercury dropping, it’s not unusual to experience a lull in motivation when it comes to exercise. However, it’s important to remain active […]

June 22nd, 2020|Clinic news|

Top 10 tips for teens – how to manage stress whilst studying during COVID-19

The pandemic has changed the way we live and interact. For teens, it’s impacted everything from schooling to socialising with friends. If you’ve felt stressed, know that you are not alone – there’s support available. To help you cope with stress during these challenging times, here are our top 10 tips.

Accept and tolerate uncertainty

In these […]

May 21st, 2020|Clinic news|

Staying on top of your mental health: F.A.C.E C.O.V.I.D

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on our lives.  It’s natural to experience feelings of worry, stress, anxiety and low mood during this time.  Whilst these emotions are normal responses to a very difficult situation, they may cause us to feel drained, unable to sleep, and interfere with important aspects of our daily […]

April 20th, 2020|Clinic news|

UPDATE: COVID-19 health measures

COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact worldwide. It’s time to unite as we try to slow the spread of the virus

The situation in Victoria is rapidly changing, so we suggest checking one of these official channels regularly to remain up to date:

the Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus section
A free app (Coronavirus Australia) […]

March 26th, 2020|Clinic news|

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 to a common cold, to more […]

January 30th, 2020|Clinic news|

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 when to seek help.


Babies […]

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|