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General Practice

    • Treatment of acute illnesses
    • Disease prevention
      Immunizations
    • Management of chronic medical problems
    • Women’s Health
    • Family health
      (including monitoring Children’s health and development).
    • Family Planning
    • Shared Maternity Care
    • Vasectomies

Cosmetic Clinic

Travel health

    • Yellow fever
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B
    • Typhoid
    • Vivaxim
    • Boostrix
    • Twinrix

Industrial Health

World Asthma Day – 7th May

This month we saw World Asthma Day. We wanted to clear up some wrong ideas about it. Asthma is a long-term respiratory condition. It is caused by hypersensitivity (over-reacting to things). Inflammation (swelling and redness) occurs in the airways. Symptoms may include a cough, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness, and can vary in severity from

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The Truth About Antibiotics

What are antibiotics? Antibiotics are medicines which are prescribed by your doctor to treat a whole range of infections. However, it’s important not to overuse antibiotics. This may lead to a resistance rendering them ineffective. When this happens, the infection you are trying to treat becomes stronger than the medicine and resistant to the treatment.

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April 2nd is World Autism Day

We thought this would be the ideal opportunity to clear up some of the myths of Autism. 50 somethings, unless there is a family member with Autism, probably have very little idea about the condition. The impact it can have on families is huge and we wanted to share some truths about Autism with you.

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New Years Resolutions sliding?

At Hoppers Lane GP we recognise that by the end of January a good number of those New Years Resolutions will have dropped by the wayside. When the kids are at home it can be very difficult to be ‘me’ centred and so the resolve begins to slip, right? There are a couple of things

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Welcoming 2019!

Happy New Year! So, how are those resolutions going? Are they still intact? It is estimated that 72% of New Years Resolutions are health-related. Keeping on track with your health resolutions begins with you. Developing good health habits means you are more likely to enjoy a longer, healthier, happier life. The more they become a

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12 tips to stay healthy over the holiday season

Christmas is traditionally a time for making merry, drinking too much and eating way in excess of your own body weight! But it doesn’t have to be that way. The main risks to overindulgence can be avoided. You can keep a little healthier than you normally would at this time of year. Simply follow the

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Asthma & Allergy Season 2018

October 1st saw the beginning of Asthma and Allergy season.  But can the weather really affect a person’s asthma? The short answer is yes it certainly can. Weather conditions of different types can bring on asthma symptoms. They can also worsen mild symptoms and trigger a potentially lethal attack. Some people’s asthma symptoms get worse

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What is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy comes in a range of conditions and is not just one ‘condition’. In short it is a form of brain disorder which cause convulsive or not convulsive seizures. There are many types of Epilepsy and many types of seizures. 10% of the population will experience a seizure while 3-4% will go on to be

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Caring for your family

Caring and family-focused general practice a boon for new locals. Moving from one area to another is a huge life decision. The need to re-organise so many things you would normally take for granted. One of the biggest decisions you will need to make is what doctor you will register with in your new area.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This month is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Australian women, affecting more than 15,000 Australians each year. Researchers are discovering how and why breast cancers start. This extensive research is helping to advance better treatments for breast cancer. Breast cancer research Current Breast cancer research is focussing on:

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Botox Vs Fillers – What’s the Difference?

The line between Botox and fillers can sometimes seem blurred. The differences between the two are not obvious. We have broken down how they differ, and the important questions to ask before considering treatment. Here’s the Botox vs fillers lowdown… BOTOX: What is Botox and how does it work?  Botulinum toxin is a natural, purified

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August – It’s All About The Tradie!


 Did you know that August is all about the Tradie? These heroes push their bodies to extremes. They do this in order to squeeze into small spaces, bend around corners and stretch to impossible heights. 
 All this in an attempt to deliver the product or service that we have hired them for. Plumbers,

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Diabetic Awareness Week

This year’s Diabetes Awareness Week is happening between the 9th and 16th July and we wanted to encourage you to come along and see a Doctor if you are concerned about Diabetes. Below you will find some of the facts: Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes is an auto-immune condition in which the immune system

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Coughs, colds and ear infections in children

It is extremely common for young children to get an occasional cough, or a cold, even an annual ear infection. We have put together this text on the most common childhood ailments and some tips on how to treat them. If you are in doubt however you should visit your doctor. Coughs A cough is

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What is Parkinson’s disease

11 April – World Parkinson’s Day What is Parkinson’s disease? Michel J Fox was one of the first really well-known celebrities to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. More recently Neil Diamond retired from touring as he was diagnosed also. But what is it? Parkinson’s is the second most common neurological disease in Australia after dementia.

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What You Need To Know About The Flu Season

As Flu season approaches, some things everyone should know! The flu is a highly contagious viral infection. It may cause severe illness and life-threatening complications for some. These complications can include pneumonia. It is spread by contact with fluids from coughs and sneezes. It is estimated that flu contributes to over 3,000 deaths in Australia

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Managing Coeliac Disease

Awareness of coeliac disease and the gluten-free diet is growing. There is however still a low level of awareness of the symptoms and the differing effect before diagnosis. We believe people may also be potentially linking their symptoms to other conditions. They may even be treating them with less importance than they deserve. Creating a

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No More Kids

No More Kids, thanks! You have reached the point in your life where you both agree ‘no more children!’ So now you are wondering about the choices available to you… For women there are a multitude of non-permanent methods available. With each option is the possibility of pregnancy and of course side effects. The majority

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Regular Health Checks

  Keeping on track with your health begins with you. Developing good health habits early means you are more likely to enjoy a longer, healthier, happier life. Getting recommended health checks at a relevant time means you can work with your healthcare team. This will improve your chances of preventing health problems throughout your life.

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