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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 [...]

By | 2020-09-08T10:44:27+10:00 September 8th, 2020|health news|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2020-08-26T11:53:56+10:00 August 26th, 2020|health news|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2020-07-09T15:42:11+10:00 July 9th, 2020|health news|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2020-06-19T15:17:20+10:00 June 18th, 2020|health news|0 Comments

Men’s Health Month: Take control of your health.

Did you know June is celebrated as Men’s health month across the globe? Every year, June is observed as a month for raising awareness, encouraging men and their families to encourage and practice healthy living habits, and being conscious of their medical needs.  At our practice, we celebrate this month to raise awareness in our [...]

By | 2020-06-10T09:56:06+10:00 June 10th, 2020|health news|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2020-05-18T10:53:55+10:00 May 14th, 2020|health news|0 Comments

Stay healthy: A quick guide to your well-being while in isolation

With the internet being inundated with information on how to remain healthy, it could be overwhelming to decide the best ways to remain fit while in quarantine. Staying healthy while indoors isn’t easy but it is possible.  This quarantine is a good excuse to stop, take time to think and help each other to make [...]

By | 2020-04-24T11:41:15+10:00 April 15th, 2020|health news|0 Comments

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

By | 2020-03-25T08:18:21+10:00 March 25th, 2020|health news|0 Comments

Mental Health Wellness Tips For COVID-19 Pandemic

The Coronavirus crisis has been a stressful time for all of us. We have collected some resources to help you maintain your mental health during this difficult time. Read this excellent piece by Red Cross Australia Looking after your mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Read the article below to read a clinical psychologist's  [...]

By | 2020-03-25T08:18:31+10:00 March 24th, 2020|health news|0 Comments

Handwashing tips to stop the spread of COVID-19

COVID-19 is a reminder to everyone about the importance of hand hygiene. Of course, we shouldn’t need reminding, but washing our hands can prevent the spread of disease. You should practice proper handwashing before, during, and after food prep, after using the toilet, after touching garbage and public surfaces such as doorknobs, and of course, [...]

By | 2020-03-19T10:53:17+10:00 March 19th, 2020|health news|0 Comments