Each month Krystal Burt finds out what makes our Staff special, this month it's one of our Practice Nurses, Amy.
What made you decide to work as a nurse?
There were many instances that people close to me, like my sister, grandmother and some of my close friends, were unwell or were in a situation where they needed medical help and I was unable to help them. I wanted to understand more about health and illnesses so that I was more informed to help those closest to me....
November 18-24 is National Skin Cancer Action Week
Each year Cancer Council Australia and the Australasian College of Dermatologists come together for National Skin Cancer Action Week.
With two in three Australians diagnosed with skin cancer by age 70, the action week is an important reminder of the risks of exposure to UV radiation, the need for sun protection and early skin cancer detection for all Australians.
More than 2,000 people in Australia die from skin can...
Each month Krystal Burt finds out what makes our doctors tick, this month it's Dr Jasper Mahon.
What inspired you to become a doctor?
A family friend – doctor, wine merchant, Monte Carlo Rally racer and, most importantly, let me drive his tractor when I was about 8. Seemed like a good life – I’ve made it to be a doctor, still have aspirations on the other counts.
What do you know now, that you wished you knew before becoming a GP?
Each month Krystal Burt finds out what makes our doctors tick, this month it's our Clinical Psychologist, Dr Paul Lenny.
What inspired you to become a psychologist?
I had an epiphany at a wedding.
I found myself talking someone through their marital issues, along with another lady at the table who was studying psychology. It was at that moment that I realised this was something I could do as a career! I quit my job and enrolled at university and have never looked...