• FluZone and Fluad – Flu vaccines for over 65

    FluZone and Fluad – Flu vaccines for over 65

    In 2017, there were 250,000 confirmed laboratory influenza cases – 3 times the number compared to 2016. In an attempt to avoid last year’s Flu disaster, the Government will fund 2 new flu vaccines this year for people aged 65 years or over. Fluzone High-Dose vaccine is 4 times the strength of the regular flu

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  • PrEP is here

    PrEP is here

    PrEP is here. HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)  is the regular use of HIV medication by HIV negative people at high risk of HIV infection. It is now available on the PBS and available here.

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    EpiPen® is used to treat people who have a severe allergic reaction. EpiPen® is only to be used for the immediate EMERGENCY TREATMENT of a SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTION (also known as ANAPHYLAXIS). Recently there has been a recent shortage of Epipens everywhere. Fortunately supply is still available – provided patient’s follow these processes to obtain

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  • FLU SHOT 2018

    FLU SHOT 2018

    Last years flu season was one of the worst Australia has seen. One of the best ways to manage the flu is to get vaccinated.  The 2018 Flu vaccine will be available by the end of March, early April. Here are some tips on how to manage the flu: Avoid sick people. Stay home if

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