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Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020

A month-long awareness campaign in creating long-lasting impact in beating breast cancer Held every year in the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month provides an opportunity to help increase support, attention and awareness for breast cancer. This month-long campaign aims to put the focus on early detection, treatment as well as palliative care for … Read more

Women’s Health Week 2020: A reminder to take proactive steps for your body and mind

Women’s Health Week is a weeklong awareness event held across Australia that encourages all women and girls to learn more about their medical needs and making health their number one priority. This annual event is organised under the aegis of Jean Hailes, a leading women’s health organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of … Read more

National Stroke Week: Understand your risk factors and recognise the F.A.S.T. signs

Here are some alarming statistics about strokes: More than 475,000 Australians are living with the effects of stroke, which is predicted to increase to a million by 2050. Stroke is still one of Australia’s biggest killers, killing more people each year than cancer kills. Stroke is also one of the leading causes of disability in … Read more

National Diabetes Week: First Aid for Diabetes is Awareness

This month, we celebrate National Diabetes Week that runs between 12th and 18th July to raise awareness, educate on its prevention and management and how GPs can support in taking charge of diabetes. Diabetes remains a major health concern for Australians affecting almost 6% of the adult Australian population and creating a huge hospitalisation rate … Read more

Certificate of Capacity: The key to assisting your safe return to your work

Market Street Medical specialise in helping people get back to work after work-related injury. As one of Brisbane City’s leading medical practices, our team can assess and produce a WorkCover certificate of capacity that outlines a person’s ability to return to duties within the framework of their recovery. This official document produced by a General … Read more

Why neglecting your mental wellbeing is not a good idea

The COVID-19 crisis and resulting quarantine has put many people at a higher risk of suffering from emotional problems, like anxiety and depression. People who already have mental health issues can be particularly vulnerable to the challenges that social isolation presents, and the crisis may exacerbate these mental issues even further. For many people the … Read more

How to Give a Subcutaneous Injection

This video shows how to administer a Subcutaneous Injection for delivery of medication. Also known by the abbreviations Sub-Q, SubCut, or SQ Injection. It talks through the equipment used, including the different subcutaneous injection needle sizes, sharps box. Subcutaneous injection diagram