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June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Bowel cancer is Australia’s second deadliest cancer – yet is one of the most treatable cancers when detected early!  The risk of bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, increases with age but it does not discriminate and can affect people of all walks of life, all ages and all genders. This June, Bowel Cancer … Read more

Stay well this winter

It is recommended that everyone get the influenza vaccine in mid-April, to be protected when influenza season reaches its peak around June to September. At Clarendon Medical, our nurses can administer private and government-funded flu vaccines. The seasonal influenza vaccination is free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP) for the following groups: People aged six months … Read more

Glutathione

Glutathione

The buzzword of the moment! Take a second to search on almost all social media platforms and you will find hundreds and thousands of videos about this master antioxidant. What is Glutathione? Glutathione is an antioxidant that is produced naturally in the body and made up of three amino acids: cysteine, L-glutamic acid, and glycine. All three … Read more

Shield yourself from Shingles

Shingles vaccinations

As of November 2023, the shingles vaccination has changed on the National Immunisation Program (NIP). What is Shingles? Shingles is a viral infection that can be nasty, especially as you get older. Shingles is the virus caused when the chickenpox virus reactivates. Did you know one in three people will get shingles in their lifetime? If you … Read more

Farewells and Welcomes

Harry Bernese Mountain Dog

Back in September we farewelled our loyal friend, Harry. The seven year old Bernese Mountain Dog whose tail has left a permanent mark on all our newly painted walls passed away following a period of illness. As the sadness washed over us all, we remember him for affection, comfort and support. He dealt this out … Read more