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Flu Vaccines Are Still Available

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Adam has spent 6 years undertaking university training in Exercise and Sport Science as well as Physiotherapy and has developed a keen interest in patients who suffer from musculoskeletal pain and sporting injuries. Lower limb and foot pain can simply prevent people from being on their feet. By living an active lifestyle Teja realizes the importance of explaining biomechanical anomalies to her patients and providing realistic rehabilitation goals to maintain mobility. Teja is motivated and interested in ongoing learning to improve treatment of foot pain whether it be from, chronic sports injuries, ingrown toenails, and routine general treatments. Our independent doctors are experienced in every aspect of family health and can help you at any stage of life. Some GPs also have extra qualifications and areas of special interest.
Protect yourself against the flu this year by getting vaccinated. Influenza vaccination is not a vaccination against coronavirus, and it offers no protection against contracting coronavirus. Flu is more serious than a common cold with sufferers often restricted to their bed for up to a week PRP hair treatment Neutral Bay or more, unable to work or care for loved ones. Theseonline flu vouchers can be redeemed at any of the below participant chemist partners. As per NSW Government advice, wearing masks is still being encouraged. Please call Reception on to book a telehealth consult to discuss your concerns.

Last year there were large numbers of people who got the flu despite getting a vaccination. However, there needs to be higher levels of community vaccinations to stop the flu being spread. As a society there needs to be no doubt that the people who get their vaccinations are much better off than the people who don’t,” says Dr Nespolon. Reducing the risk of the flu is now more important than ever, as having the flu and COVID-19 at the same time can make you very ill. To reduce your risk of contracting the flu, speak to your Discount Drug Store pharmacist or book your flu vaccination online now.
The flu’s fatal characteristic is also illustrated by NSW’s number of reported influenza-associated deaths. In 2017 there were 654 influenza-associated deaths, representing a 204% increase on 2016’s 215 reported influenza-associated deaths. Last year, in 2017, the impact of the flu on Northern Sydney residents was pronounced, with reported cases more than doubling, as recorded in NSW Health’s infectious diseases data on influenza. The region had a 128% increase in total influenza notifications, numbering 14,619 residents compared to 2016’s 6,408 residents. Young children and the elderly are at the highest risk of becoming seriously ill from the flu. In severe cases, this can result in ending up in a hospital with complications which may lead to pneumonia or in the worst cases, a fatality.
After graduation she started working as a junior doctor at Royal Prince Alfred and Westmead hospitals. She then acquired extensive experience in general practice and surgical assisting while working in the Blue Mountains and Outer Western Sydney before working in corporate health and general practice in Sydney's CBD for over 20 years. She then went on to work with the Australian Defence Force in remote and city locations in Western Australia, Queensland, Northern Territory, Victoria and New South Wales.

Dr Anirudh Balaji Rajagopalan completed his medical degree at University of Adelaide. Johanna also has an interest in medical teaching and gained a medical education diploma from Keele University in 2017. Her role has allowed Johanna to deliver high standards of healthcare to a broad spectrum of communities living in Britain, with very different needs. Johanna is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has experience working in a number of GP practices across the UK. Recently, Brian has chosen to continue his studies at La Trobe University, in the Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy to even further expand his knowledge and skills to serve the local community.
Dr Mehdi Samari provides exceptional medical care for all the local Milsons Point community, as well as the surrounding Kirribilli, McMahons Point, North Sydney, Wynyard, Crows Nest, Waverton, Neutral Bay, and Mosman areas. Dr Mehdi Samari is a Fellow of Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners and initially trained in surgery and emergency medicine before specialising in General Practice. He then started his surgical training at Westmead Hospital to which he proceeded to St George and Sutherland Hospitals. He has over 15 years experience in General Medical Practice with special interests in chronic disease management, skin cancer, minor surgery, aged care and mental health.

Neutral Bay Medical Centre is located in the Big Bear Shopping Centre. Our GPs offer a range of healthcare services and we have a treatment room for minor procedures, wound dressings and vaccinations. “Some people are concerned about how effective the flu vaccination really is.
Your local pharmacist will be able to advise you on the specific vaccinations available to you. From April 2018 in NSW, children between six months and under five years old will be eligible for free influenza vaccinations. The NSW Government is investing another $3.5 million into the state’s $19.5 million vaccination program. “Last year because I had my children vaccinated, when over half of their school class had the flu, neither of them got sick.

Dr. Farah Kroman studied at The University of Sydney and graduated with honors in 2008. She has done extensive work in paediatrics, emergency medicine, and general practice, with an emphasis on women’s and children’s health. She has worked at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead where she obtained her Diploma in Child Health, and has practised community medicine in Darlinghurst, Picton, Bronte, and Surry Hills. With her warm, relaxed style, authenticity and a gentle straight forwardness, Jacqueline brings maturity, knowledge, wisdom, and best practice skills in her ability to relate to people with ease, insight and trust. Jacqueline’s point of difference as a practitioner is not to focus on the pathology of mental health, but to provide you with a foundation of simple, practical and effective coping strategies tailored to meet your individual needs. These skills with a focus on personal strengths are definitely teachable to buffer you in times of distress and enhance your optimal wellbeing.
Adam now consults at Milsons Point Medical Centre, offering his Physiotherapy services to the Milsons Point, Kirribilli, McMahons Point, North Sydney, Wynyard, Crows Nest, Waverton, Neutral Bay, and Mosman communities. Adam has a keen interest in the assessment and treatment of sports and work-related injuries, and more specifically, those to the shoulder, knee, back and tendons throughout the body. He understands that different people have different goals and finds that communication and joint decision making is key to achieving these goals. Jacqueline now consults out of Milsons Point Medical Centre offering her psychology services to the Milsons Point, Kirribilli, McMahons Point, North Sydney, Wynyard, Crows Nest, Waverton, Neutral Bay, and Mosman communities. Through experience in high-risk diabetic wound management, Teja understands the significance of maintaining lower limb health. By encouraging patient independence to maintain self-care and regular diabetic foot checks in order to avoid ulceration and long term complications.
So now is a very good time to think about getting a flu shot.Strains of the flu change constantly, which is why we need a new vaccine every year to guard against this often-debilitating illness. People who are more likely to come in to contact with a person in the ‘at-risk’ category are also strongly encouraged to have an annual flu vaccination to reduce the likelihood of spreading the virus. Our priority is protecting our patients and staff to be able to keep the clinic open. We will then be able to organise a telephone consultation after which the doctor may be able to organise a face-to-face consultation if required. We service the Neutral Bay community when it comes to quality travel health and advice!

I don’t want to end up in hospital on a ventilator like some of my friends have. I think it is also very unfair to your family, friends and neighbours not to have a flu injection because you could be spreading your germs onto them,” says June. For those concerned about covid-19, please be aware we offer phone and video consults. Due to covid-19, we kindly ask face-to-face patients to please present with a mask or facial covering. We take sanitisation seriously see below, as well as links to making diy facial covering.
The flu is a highly contagious viral infection that causes significant illness in Australia each year. Please contact our team today to arrange your flu shot and help prevent flu this season.

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