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The Australian Digital Health Agency has just released a myth busting fact sheet regarding the My Health Record.
This provides a good overview of the most popular myths about the system.
Please click on the link to view
Please read our bulletin creating awareness about Ovarian Cancer.
Click on link to find out more information World Ovarian Cancer Day 8th May 2018
- Early stages of ovarian can cancer often have no obvious symptoms or symptoms frequently attributed to other causes . Symptoms can include bloating, eating- feeling full, pelvic pain , urinary symptoms-frequency/urgency
- Most women are diagnosed in the advanced stages of the disease.
- There is no early detection test for Ovarian cancer.
- An early detection test would help improve the five year survival rates as patients can be treated earlier.
- In Australia the five year survival rate for Ovarian cancer is 43% whereas the five year survival rate for Breast Cancer is 90%.
- An increase in research funding is required to help researchers find an early detection test.
General Practice Cremorne would like to wish all our patients a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year. If you are travelling to see family and friends safe travels and we will see you all in 2018.
Please make sure you have all your scripts up to date prior to our closure.
Please click on the Hyperlink to see the times we are closed over the festive season. Xmas Closure Sign
From December 1st 2017 there are changes to Cervical screening. To ensure that our patients are fully informed of these changes we have created a brochure Cervical Screening please download the brochure by clicking on the link
Please discuss with your GP about the changes so that you are fully informed.