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Tasmanian Intern Program

Tasmanian Intern Program

Meet our next round of Interns! Five remote Tasmanian communities will be farewelling their first group of intern doctors as they leave to embark on the next stage of their intern journeys. Meanwhile, five new medical graduates are getting ready to commence their 13-week internship program, in

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‘Go Purple’ for Tayla: Bridging the gap for epilepsy in Noosa

‘Go Purple’ for Tayla: Bridging the gap for epilepsy in Noosa

Ochre Health has supported a young girl in the Noosa community to fundraise for Go Purple Day, an initiative of Epilepsy Queensland as part of Epilepsy Awareness Month. Noosa local Tayla Stinton, 12, climbed Brisbane’s Story Bridge on 26 March to raise funds and awareness for the

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Doctor with women’s health focus joins Bruce community, urges women to prioritise health checks

Doctor with women’s health focus joins Bruce community,  urges women to prioritise health checks

Ochre Health has welcomed a doctor with special interests in women and children’s health, antenatal care and mental health to its growing team in Bruce. Dr Jessica Nathan arrives on the back of the Bruce practice experiencing a boost in patient demand over the last six months. Dr

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Overseas travel tips

Overseas travel tips

As tourists flock in droves to popular holiday destinations, medical practitioners are advising the community to have any necessary travel vaccinations at least four weeks before embarking on overseas travel this year. Ochre Medical Centre Wollongong GP Dr Gloria Marchioni says having a vaccination should be at the

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New Year Health Resolutions

New Year Health Resolutions, unsurprisingly, many of these promises are broken well before February, and truly we aren’t worried. Unless your promise was to get a health check. Because unlike those random, fun resolutions we consider your health our #1 priority and believe you should too. You may

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Introducing Ochre’s Fifth Intern – Dr Olivia Chung

Introducing Ochre's Fifth Intern - Dr Olivia Chung

Olivia Chung Graduating from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Medicine in 2017, Olivia is excited that her career in medicine is finally about to begin. While studying medicine, Olivia completed the majority of her general practice placements at the Royal Hobart Hospital. Originally from

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Tasmanian Intern Program

Tasmanian Intern Program

Meet Tasmania’s New Generation of Doctors Tasmania’s newest generation of doctors are being encouraged to consider a career in rural general practice in a federally-funded initiative spearheaded by Ochre Health. The Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation Fund is an internship program designed to recruit graduate doctors to

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Looking for a sports physician to help take your A-game to the next level?

Looking for a sports physician to help take your A-game to the next level?

From this month, Canberra residents will have access to specialised sports medicine services usually reserved for high-performance athletes, simply by visiting a medical centre in Bruce. Dr Stephan Praet, a sport and exercise physician who has been working at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and the

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St Helens doctor urges residents to be vigilant about skin cancer

St Helens doctor urges residents to be vigilant about skin cancer

With Skin Cancer Action Week commencing 19 November, and with Australia having one of the world’s highest skin cancer rates[1], a new St Helens doctor who has just spent 17 years in the Northern Territory dealing with skin cancers among the mining community is urging residents to

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Leading medical organisation announces acquisition of St Helens General Practice

Leading medical organisation announces acquisition of  St Helens General Practice

Ochre Health Medical Centres will provide St Helens residents with enhanced medical services following its acquisition of St Helens General Practice from IPN Medical Centres. Ochre Medical Centre’s existing St Helens practice will relocate from 5 Portland Court to St Helen’s General Practice at 11 Pendrigh Place.

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