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Treatment just got easier for hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a highly infectious virus carried in the blood that can make a person seriously ill. It can cause scarring of the liver and liver cancer. In some cases, it can result in death. For the majority of people, hepatitis C is a life-long condition if not treated – but treatment is available. If you have done any of […]

A boost in Logan health services for our community

As NAIDOC Week was celebrated nationwide, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Loganlea can also celebrate access to health treatment closer to home with the opening of a new primary healthcare clinic. The clinic was opened by Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick opened on 5 July. “The Loganlea community will benefit greatly from this […]

Say hi to our trainee Tamika!

Tamika is a proud Gureng Gureng & Iman woman. She’s currently working as a medical reception trainee at our Woolloongabba clinic. After being in hospitality for years after finishing school she wanted to try something totally new that could lead into a career. Our medical reception traineeship program was established to provide support and professional […]

Walking the bay more than just exercise for the Shorncliffe Shufflers

Joe Malone our Community Liaison Officer at our Northgate clinic talks about their walking group – the Shorncliffe Shufflers. The group is “more than just walking”, with general health checks and healthy food offered as part of the weekly meet-up. Team leaders cook a meal after walking. Before walking, an Aboriginal health worker takes the […]

Don’t let the flu get you this winter . . . get your free flu shot now

Getting your flu vaccination each year is the most important thing you can do to prevent the flu and its complications. It’s recommended for any person over 6 months of age if you want to reduce the likelihood of becoming ill with influenza. Free flu vaccinations are now available in all our clinics. Find a […]