National Diabetes Week – ‘Heads Up on Diabetes’
55% of people with type 1 diabetes say they are made to feel that it was their fault and 26% of those living with type 2 diabetes say they have been told that they brought it on themselves. National Diabetes Week is calling out diabetes-related stigma and discrimination. Read moreRead more
Free flu vaccines for all Queenslanders
Last week it was announced that due to soaring case numbers of influenza this year, all Queenslanders will be eligible for a free flu vaccine.
To ease growing pressures on hospitals across the state, all Australians are being urged to receive their flu vaccine. Read more
Flu cases surge across Australia
There have been close to 3,000 notifications of influenza to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) in Australia so far this year, with many states case numbers doubling over the past couple of weeks.
The flu vaccine is recommended for all Australians over 6 months to protect the community. Patients aged 6 months and over may receive a free flu vaccine at all Our Medical locations. Read more