The team offers education on a wide range of health topics from diet and lifestyle to sexual health, from safe food hygiene to asthma care and inhaler technique and variety of other healthcare issues.
If there is a healthcare issue that we are unable to supply advice on, then we will do our best to find further information or refer you to a health provider who can help.
HPV is a common virus that can cause HPV cancers in both males and females. The good news is that there is a vaccine to help protect you and your partner against HPV and HPV cancer. Better yet, it's FREE for men and women 26 and under.*
Research has shown that HPV is the main cause of a number of cancers including: vaginal, cervical and anal cancers. HPV also causes genital warts. Sadly a number of people die each year from cancers caused by HPV.
This information about rotavirus disease is for parents of babies and young children. It tells you what to do and how to stop the disease spreading if your child has rotavirus. It also explains how immunisation can protect your baby from rotavirus.
Frequent questions about iron deficiency and guidelines for how to get the right amount of iron in your diet.
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. Almost half of people over 60 and virtually all over 80 years of age have osteoarthritis It has also been found in a few people under 21. Osteoarthritis has been called “wear and tear” arthritis but a number of factors are involved. It occurs as a result of the mechanical breakdown of the structures of the joints. This happens most often in the large weight-bearing joints- the knees, hips and spine. It also often affects the hands. There is no cure for arthritis but here are many ways of managing the condition.
If your potassium level is high, avoid these foods. If your potassium level is low, choose these foods more often.
Creating well women, well families and well communities
Becoming a mother can be rewarding, it is also a physical and emotional challenge. Highs and lows are to be expected.