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Are you using enough sunscreen?

The latest news on sunscreen is that we aren’t using enough.  We may apply sunscreen for a planned day the beach, but are still leaving ourselves at risk of cancers and melanoma. The ABC news  on 25 January 2019 reports on an article  led by QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute reseachers recommending  that in Brisbane…

Sun Screen and Ice Cream (A Skin Cancer Update)

Summer  still seems to lingering on but soon winter will come. Patient’s thoughts turn away from beaches , swimming and camping, but skin cancer doctors’ remain focused on  skin cancers and melanomas. In summer, we regularly see patients  with sunburn. Many of these forgot to use sunscreen, or simply did not realise how quickly they…

State-funded Meninigococcal ACWY catch up vaccination for 15-19 years olds. Get protected at Reydon Street Medical Centre!

Meninigococcal ACWY catch up vaccination adolescent teenager immunisation. People aged 15 to 19 years who missed immunisation for Men ACWY at school can receive a state-funded immunisation through their GP.  Book an appointment to see a doctor to arrange your immunisation to access this  recommended immunisation. Read more: Why should I protect myself? The short answer…