Ozempic is starting to become available again

Ozempic is starting to become available again

23 Feb 2023Ozempic is starting to become available again

Ozempic’s manufacturer, Novo Nordisk, has recently informed the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) that limited Ozempic (semaglutide) stock is starting to arrive in Australia. Although there will be small quantities of Ozempic available at some pharmacies shortly, supply will remain quite limited for some time. For those unfamiliar with the drug, Ozempic is part of a […]

Latest COVID vaccine advice (February 2023)

20 Feb 2023Latest COVID vaccine advice (February 2023)

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has updated its recommendations on the use of booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine in 2023. IF you are aged 65 years and over OR aged 18-64 years with medical comorbidities that increase risk of severe COVID-19 THEN ATAGI recommends a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose if your last […]

Attention Disorders in adults

7 Feb 2023Attention Disorders in adults

Lockdowns and introspection have raised awareness in many about how we learn and function in workplaces and relationships. This has resulted in many people wondering about undiagnosed attention deficit disorder, and presenting to Turn The Corner asking for a referral for a diagnosis. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or simply ADD) is common – it […]

Welcome, Nurse Lesley

7 Feb 2023Welcome, Nurse Lesley

This week, we welcome Nurse Lesley Pugh to Turn The Corner. Lesley commenced work in general practice in 2001. In addition to roles in primary healthcare, Lesley has worked as a Nurse Support and Education Officer with APNA; supported the National Timely diagnosis of Dementia Project; and been a nurse mentor for APNA’s Transition to […]

Brunswick clinic is truly energising

6 Feb 2023Brunswick clinic is truly energising

It’s now 10 months since we moved into our Brunswick clinic at 301 Albert Street, Brunswick. We had 37 solar panels installed on the roof as part of the building and fitout works, so recently we thought we’d see how it had performed for us. Doing our bit for the environment is important to the […]