Happy New Year to all our patients. Smoking Cessation A lot of people use the New Year and good old new year resolutions to make an attempt to stop smoking. Did you know that you are 2-3 times more likely to have a successful quit attempt with medication compared to will power alone? Smoking is [...]
November and December has been a busy time for the practice with the opening of the new Five Mile clinic and a busy period of time with immigration medicals. December is always a bustling time with people travelling and families coming to visit. We will be open during the festive period but closed for the [...]
Zero to hero antics on the snow usually doesn't end well - Skiing and snowboarding use different muscles, so to ensure you enjoy your time on the slopes, - it is worth doing some specific ski or snow boarding exercises as well as general fitness so you can get maximum out of your snow time. [...]
If you are planning an overseas holiday - diving, trekking, climbing or just relaxing on the beach. Check before you go wether you need any vaccinations or advice. There are some good websites which will point you in the right direction such as: The Centres for Disease and Control prevention website - https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel Fit for [...]
Wishing you a Happy Christmas and a relaxing New Year We will be open throughout the holidays just closed on the stat days. To our many patients who come from different parts of the globe: Nga mihi o te wa Kirihimete me te tau hou Maligayang Pasko at Masaganang Bagong Taon Merry Christmas Ko Sabahelaahe Subhakamana ra Naha Basra [...]
A Flu Vaccination is recommended in autumn to allow time for immunity to be strengthened before the flu season starts. The 2012 seasonal influenza vaccine contains the same influenza strains used in the 2010 and 2011 seasons. Although the influenza strains are unchanged, annual vaccination is recommended because immunity to influenza immunity decreases over time and vaccination is needed each year to ensure you continue to be protected.