The potential of mRNA vaccines

24 Feb 2021The potential of mRNA vaccines

A recent article* about mRNA vaccines captured my attention. It made we realise that if COVID can propel us forward a decade in the treatment and potential cure for certain chronic conditions, we might look back and see COVID as a blessing rather than a curse, for some at least. The article is worth a […]

Astronauts and Art

27 Jan 2021Astronauts and Art

 “Astronauts and Art”, by Dr. Alison Sands. Recently two articles* captured my attention. The first article explores how the study of astronauts and others who spend long periods of time in isolation can help us develop positive coping strategies for getting through lockdown or quarantine. The second addresses how we may transform challenging experiences into […]

Welcome, Dr Iftah

10 Dec 2020Welcome, Dr Iftah

We recently welcomed Dr. Iftah Amith to Turn The Corner. Dr. Iftah undertook his medical training in rural NSW before moving to Melbourne in 2017 to be closer to his family. He has special interests in men’s health, elderly patients, and children (ask him to help you make a balloon animal…) Outside of work, Dr. […]

End of year closure

18 Nov 2020End of year closure

2020 has been a year like no other. Sadly, my dad passed away in the middle of the last lockdown, on August the 2nd. He is very much missed and I am hoping the funeral we were unable to have can be held next year. The Turn The Corner team of doctors, nurses and support […]

Turn The Corner’s new Shop

18 Nov 2020Turn The Corner’s new Shop

We’ve recently opened a shop on our website. It’s not a big shop, but rather a “curated boutique” of medical books and some personal medical devices recommended by our doctors.

Importance of timely childhood immunisations

18 Nov 2020Importance of timely childhood immunisations

Parents will be aware of the National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule – a series of immunisations given at specific times throughout your life. Children have a fantastic immune response that becomes less potent as we get older, which is one of the reasons vaccines are given at a young age. To ensure the best possible […]

Welcome Lisa and Victoria

21 Oct 2020Welcome Lisa and Victoria

We are extremely excited to welcome Lisa and Victoria to the support team here at Turn the Corner Medical Clinic. You may have already seen them around the clinic, take a look below to read a little more about them. Lisa  I am passionate about healthcare and helping others. I enjoy working with a diverse […]

Dr Alina talks to us about Insulin Resistance

21 Oct 2020Dr Alina talks to us about Insulin Resistance

The best type of medicine, in my opinion, is preventative medicine, and one of my passions is the treatment of INSULIN RESISTANCE, otherwise known as PRE-DIABETES. Insulin resistance is where the cells in the body become resistant to the hormone, which controls blood sugar – insulin. Insulin is critical to the body’s use of glucose […]

We farewell Dr Julia Spicer

5 Oct 2020We farewell Dr Julia Spicer

We are sad to see Dr Julia leave, but wish her all the best for her future in New South Wales. We understand that for many of our patients Dr Julia was your usual doctor, below we would like to highlight some of our other fabulous doctors that you might consider seeing now. To see […]

Welcome Dr Alina!

5 Oct 2020Welcome Dr Alina!

We are extremely delighted to welcome Dr Alina Yaremenko to the team here at Turn the Corner Medical Clinic. Dr Alina joined us in August, in the paragraph below Dr Alina talks a little more about herself. I believe in quality, comprehensive, holistic care, and offer that in health partnerships with my patients. Whilst I […]