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National Diabetes Week 8-14 July 2018

Diabetes Australia needs your help to support the campaign and spread the word. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners recommends screening with a fasting blood glucose test every three years if you: Are over the age of 40 Have an AUSDRISK score over 12 Have had a cardiovascular event Have previously been diagnosed with […]

Visiting a new baby

A guide from your community Pharmacist Infections in newborns can be serious as their immune systems are not fully developed. Newborns are more susceptible to infectious diseases and if they get sick, it can often be more serious than if an older child or adult contracted the same infection. A fever in a newborn is […]

World Continence Week 18-24 June 2018

This week is World Continence Week. According to a recent Continence Foundation of Australia survey, incontinence is on the rise and now affects one in four Australians, of all ages and genders. The Australian Government funds a Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS). It provides a payment to eligible people to assist with some of the […]