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Ochre Health’s guide to managing asthma this spring

Ochre Health’s guide to managing asthma this spring

  As the warmth of spring sets in, Ochre Health warns asthmatics and hay fever sufferers to be on high alert, as the unseasonably dry weather across large areas of rural and regional Australia may trigger an attack. What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease

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Ochre Health grants lifesaving donation to St Helens Bowls Club

Ochre Health grants lifesaving donation to St Helens Bowls Club

  Photo: Jane Picket, President of the St Helens Bowls Club, and Nicole Richards, Practice Manager of Ochre Medical Centre St Helens, pictured with St Helens newest defibrillator A new defibrillator for public access in St Helens will be installed at the St Helens Bowls Club this

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Last call for ROMPs program

Last call for ROMPs program

 

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Heart Health Info Session – Bruce

Heart Health Info Session - Bruce

  Join us at Ochre Medical Centre Bruce for a Heart Health Information session. The team at Bruce have partnered with the Heart Foundation ACT to provide you with a two hour information session which will include: Dr Chris talks heart health checks and GP management plans

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Ochre Health’s guide to identifying type 1 diabetes

Ochre Health’s guide to identifying type 1 diabetes

Every year, more than 600 Australians end up in hospital emergency rooms very sick, before they find out that they have type 1 diabetes.[1] Diabetes is a serious complex condition that can affect the entire body and requires daily self-care. When someone has diabetes, their body can’t

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Mind over matter: Wollongong Wolves’ five-step health guide for finals season

Mind over matter: Wollongong Wolves’ five-step health guide for finals season

  The Wollongong Wolves Football Club is leaving no stone unturned as the team looks to prioritise their health ahead of cementing a spot in the National Premier League (NPL) finals. With last year’s flu season the largest since the 2009 pandemic year, the Wolves are actively promoting

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Bruce community to benefit from new doctor with Paediatrics

Bruce community to benefit from new doctor with Paediatrics

  Ochre Health has added a new doctor to its Bruce team, placing renewed focus on paediatric services and stronger support for children’s health. Ochre Medical Centre Bruce has recently welcomed Dr Ranga Panagoda, who has arrived on the back of the Bruce practice experiencing a boost

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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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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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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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New Doctor at Eumundi – Dr Katie Gardner

New Doctor at Eumundi - Dr Katie Gardner

Queensland native, Dr. Katie Gardner has followed an interesting and challenging career path and is thrilled that this path has now lead her back to her roots. Katie has joined the team at Ochre Health Medical Centre, Eumundi, as a General Practitioner Registrar, with a special interest in

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New Doctor at Sippy Downs – Dr John O’Connor

New Doctor at Sippy Downs - Dr John O'Connor

It’s a long way to the Sunshine Coast if you start out from County Cork in Ireland, especially if you swing past Darwin on the way through. But, via that very route, Dr. John O’Connor arrives next week to begin his new role as a family GP

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