June 2020 Newsletter

Electronic Prescriptions You may have seen the advertisements online about the arrival of electronic prescriptions and how it will streamline the supply of medications following a visit to your doctor or from a telehealth consultation. Before we all get excited or scared about this jump forward in technology, in Tasmania …

May 2020 Newsletter

The Five Foundations of Holistic Health Holistic health has been a term used by natural therapists for many years but only recently acknowledged into the language and aims of modern medicine. The five foundations of holistic health can be imagined as a stool with five legs, each leg representing a …

January 2020 Newsletter

Smoking? The fireworks have stopped and now it is time to put those New Year’s resolutions into action. When it comes to your health, there are many resolutions that should be at the top of your list including reducing alcohol consumption, increasing exercise, losing weight, eating more vegetables and fruit …

December 2019 Newsletter

High blood pressure? The findings of a large study into the effects on when to take high blood pressure medications (antihypertensives) suggest that taking these medications at bedtime maybe the best time. High blood pressure is a very common condition that is often treated with antihypertensive medications prescribed by your …

November 2019 Newsletter

Measles, a highly infectious disease The Tasmania Government recently announced that a free measles ‘catch-up’ vaccination for eligible Tasmanians from GPs is available and will soon be available from pharmacies. Measles is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus that can have serious and even fatal consequences. The first …