Health Prevention and Screening

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World’s Greatest Shave 2021 is here!

Blood cancer is on the rise in Australia. Every single day, 47 Australian families will learn that they are facing blood cancer. Blood cancer takes so much, it can take a person’s job away, it can take them away from their families, it can take their hair, and it can take their life. Participating in…
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Endo March is here!

Did you know endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women? That is approximately 200 million women and girls worldwide. The Worldwide Endo March is a campaign that aims to raise awareness of endometriosis. The campaign and events are run by volunteers who are passionate about creating change for women and girls with endometriosis by raising funds,…
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Protect yourself again melanoma!

What is melanoma? Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in the skin cells called melanocytes and usually occurs on the parts of the body that have been overexposed to the sun. Rare melanomas can occur inside the eye or in parts of the skin or body that have never been exposed to…
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Eat a heart-healthy diet!

When being at home more than usual it’s easy to snack all day. However, to maximise heart health it’s important to eat a healthy diet and enjoy a variety of nutritious foods. Eating a healthy diet has many health benefits including improving your heart health and reducing your risk of developing cancer. Cancers associated with…
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Five health tips to help men with their overall wellbeing!

1. Find a good GP you can talk too. Men often find it difficult opening up to a doctor, but finding a good GP you are comfortable with makes it easier to start having discussions. Our male doctor, Paul Colbrook enjoys offering medical care and advice to men of all ages who are concerned about…
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Did you know heart disease affects 2 in 3 Australians?

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February is Heart Research month which aims to raise awareness about heart disease and the importance of supporting life-saving heart research. Heart Research Australia supports world-class researchers to research into the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease. With heart disease being so prevalent amongst Australians it is important to know the risk factors and…
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Today is World Cancer Day!

World Cancer Day is a global initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). Starting in 2000, World Cancer Day has grown into a positive movement for everyone to unite under one voice to face one of our greatest challenges. Each year hundreds of activities and events take place around the world which…
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February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Each year in Australia around 1,500 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. In most cases, the cancer will be diagnosed at an advance stage where it is very difficult to treat. Therefore, Ovarian Cancer Australia is committed to ensuring that every Australian knows more about ovarian cancer and early symptoms. Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is…
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FebFast is coming in February!

FebFast is a charity initiative that sees thousands of people across Australia give up alcohol or sugar for February to raise vital funds for young people experiencing serious disadvantage. The funds raised help young people access the resources and support they require to live healthy and fulfilling lives. The challenge of FebFast is to pause…
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