End-of-year closure 2023

End-of-year closure 2023

20 Nov 2023End-of-year closure 2023

We’re going to close the clinic from 23 December 2023 and reopen on 02 January 2024 to enable the team to take a well-earned break. To make sure we are able to have all repeat requests taken care of, please ensure that you have ordered your repeat script or referral by 20 December. During the […]

Meningococcal B vaccinations

5 Nov 2023Meningococcal B vaccinations

Meningococcal disease is a rare but serious and life-threatening infection caused by a bacterium known as Neisseria Meningitidis. There are 13 different strains which can cause disease with A, B, C, W and Y being the most predominant. The disease is spread easily through everyday behaviours such as coughing, sneezing, kissing and living in close […]

Thunderstorm asthma

5 Nov 2023Thunderstorm asthma

The world’s largest and most catastrophic epidemic thunderstorm asthma event occurred in Victoria 7 years ago, on a day of extremely high airborne grass pollen concentrations. It resulted in thousands of emergency department presentations, and hundreds of hospital admissions. There were 35 intensive care admissions, and ultimately thunderstorm asthma contributed to 10 deaths. People with […]