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Vacina da gripeA temporada de gripe 2018 está marcada para começar, e a experiência mundial da temporada de gripe ao longo do ano passado argumenta que este é um ano muito bom para considerar se vacinar.A temporada de gripe nos EUA, um clima sinuoso para a experiência australiana, aponta para uma temporada muito movimentada para os médicos, enfermeiros, clínicas e hospitais este ano. Os EUA relataram mais de 34 milhões de casos de gripe confirmada, com mais de 56, 000 mortes apenas nesta temporada. No ano passado, a Austrália registrou mais de 3.000 mortes. A maioria das pessoas mais gravemente doentes eram aquelas...
Terrigal Medical Centre is open every day over the Easter holidays.Good Friday – 30 March, 8.30 am until 1.30 pmEaster Saturday – 31 March – 8.30 am until 3 pmEaster Sunday – 1 April – 8.30 am until 1.30 pmEaster Monday – 2 April – 8.30 am until 1.30 pmPlease arrive (or call the Medical Centre) one hour prior to the stated closing time.  Public holiday rates will apply.Terrigal Medical Centre telephone number is 4385 3150.Avoca Beach Medical Centre is closed for Easter and will re-open on Tuesday 3 April at 8.30 am.
Terrigal Medical Centre is open on Australia Day, Friday 26 January. Opening hours are 8.30 am until 1.30 pm.  No appointments are necessary on public holidays. Please arrive  1 hour prior to stated closing time. Avoca Beach Medical Centre will be closed on Friday 26 January and will reopen on Monday 29 January at 8.30 am
Terrigal Medical Centre is open every day over the Christmas New Year period, with the exception of Christmas DaySaturday 23 December, 8.30 am until 3 pmSunday 24 December, 8.30 am until 1 pmMonday 25 December CLOSEDTuesday 26 December, 8.30 am until 1.30 pmWednesday to Friday, 27 – 29 December, 8 am until 6 pmSaturday 30 December, 8.30 am until 3 pmSunday 31 December, 8.30 am until 1 pmMonday 1 January, 8.30 am until 1.30 pmTuesday to Friday, 2 to 5 January, 8 am until 6 pmSaturday 6 January, 8.30 am until 3 pmSunday 7 January, 8.30 am until 1.30 pmOn...
14 Oct 2017
Asthma is a lung condition that can make it hard to breathe. Asthma doesn’t always cause symptoms, but can be triggered, causing an asthma attack or flare. When an asthma attack occurs, the patient’s airways become inflamed and narrowed, resulting in difficulty with breathing.WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF ASTHMA?The patient experiencing asthma symptoms may have a cough, wheeze, and chest tightness.WHAT ARE THE TRIGGERS FOR ASTHMA?Triggers for asthma are exposures that can bring on a patient’s symptoms. While everyone is different, common triggers are:-Cigarette smoke-Illness (cold or flu)-Stress-Pollens/plants-Animals (cats and dogs are common triggers)-Dust and mouldsHOW DO I KNOW IF...