Health Resources

Health Resources

At Hay Street Medical Centre we view your health in a holistic sense. We are interested in your overall health and well-being. We are not just a surgery, but a wellness centre.

In that light we have an information centre in our office replete with brochures that describe all types of medical issues that may affect you in one manner or another throughout your life. We also take the time to educate you on your particular condition so that you know how to be proceed with a treatment plan that is preventative as well as curative.

We have included this section on our web site to help provide better and easier access to important health information. All of this information is from official government or related sources and may be printed or saved at any time.

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au
http://www.beyondblue.org.au
http://www.osteoporosis.org.au
http://www.fpwa.org.au/resourcecentre/
http://www.cvdcheck.org.au
http://www.yourbrainmatters.org.au

Depression

July 19th

Depression is a common experience. We have all felt ‘depressed’ about a friend’s cold shoulder, misunderstandings in our marriage, tussles with teenage children – sometimes we feel ‘down’ for no […]

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Diabetes in Australia

July 19th

An estimated 275 Australians develop diabetes every day. The 2005 Australian AusDiab Follow-up Study (Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study) showed that 1.7 million Australians have diabetes but that up […]

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Travel Advice

July 19th

When you travel abroad, you leave behind Australia’s support systems, emergency service capabilities and medical facilities. The Australian Government will do what it can to help Australians in difficulty overseas, […]

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Fish Oils

July 19th

What are fish oils? Fish oils are found in the tissues of fish. They contain a certain type of fat called omega-3. What are omega-3 fats? Omega-3 fats are a […]

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Calcium, Vitamin D and Osteoporosis

July 19th

The below article is from Osteoporosis Australia. For further reading visithttp://www.osteoporosis.org.au What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become fragile and brittle. They fracture more easily […]

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Irritable bowel syndrome

July 19th

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 15 out of 100 patients older than 20 years, so what’s the best way to manage it using diet? Presentation Mrs S, 43, knows where every […]

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Guidelines for excluding your child from school due to illness

July 19th

Guidelines for excluding your child from school due to illness. Print this guide out and store it for easy reference! Condition Does my child need to stay away? Does my […]

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Prevent Flu and Other Infections

July 19th

There are many simple things everyone can do to help prevent you from getting the flu or other infections. These include: Hand hygiene; Cough and sneeze etiquette; Standing or sitting […]

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After Hours Medical Assistance in Perth

July 19th

Outside surgery hours If you feel you need to see a doctor outside of our surgery opening hours, there are several options. Health Direct 24 Hour Advice The phone service […]

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“Fresh Start Programs” Cancer Council’s Quit Smoking Courses

July 19th

Cancer Council Fresh Start Programs Fresh Start is a course for smokers who want to quit but feel they require some support in doing so. The course was developed by […]

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