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HotDoc

We have moved to “HotDoc” for all ONLINE bookings. So simply either use this or HotDoc’s website to make an online booking. You will find that HotDoc is very easy and very versatile to use, offering far more options, like allowing you to choose your service and book with our Nurse, Dietician, Physio, Podiatrist or […]

Dr Broesel will be on holiday

#   Dr Broesel will be on holidays from Wed 19th of February and will return on Mon 9th of March 2020.    #   The practice will be closed on Saturday the 25th and Monday 27th of January 2020.

GP Management Plans

For patients with complex medical needs, Camden South Family Doctors provides management plans that enable doctors to plan and coordinate the health care of patients with chronic or terminal medical conditions. A chronic medical condition is one that has been (or is likely to be) present for six months or longer, for example, asthma, cancer, […]

Camden South now has its very own Pathology Blood Collection Centre

All referrals are accepted for all blood and ECG tests, you will need to bring a Request Form, which has been signed by your doctor. SydPath St. Vincent’s Pathology at Camden South Family Doctors, utilises BULK BILLING for outpatient services wherever possible. There are some tests, which your doctor may request that are non-rebatable and cannot be claimed […]

Vaccination remains the best protection we have against influenza, commonly known as the flu

The Free 2019 Seasonal Flu Vaccine Is Now Available at Our Medical Practice. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations. The […]

How a Pathology Test Can Save your Life

How a Pathology test can aid you and others: Pathology tests can be used as a simple protocol for a general health check up. They can be used for early detection of diseases. Due to early diagnosis, this can be beneficial to you as it would prevent further possible implications and for your current condition […]

Welcome “SYDPATH Pathology St. Vincent’s ” to our New Practice

Just to let you know that we now have our very own daily “Onsite” blood collector, from 8am to 1pm – Monday to Friday, so you are most welcome to come to us for all your Pathology tests. We are also dedicated to extend these hours for blood collection, once we just get a few […]

Asthma Week Is Coming – ( 1st to 7th of September )

Could it be asthma? If you have: • Breathlessness, • Wheezing, • A tight feeling in the chest, and/or • Continuing cough, then you may have asthma. You may have all of these symptoms or only a few, and they may come and go. When does it start? Asthma can start at any age, and […]

Please Welcome Our NEW Doctor – Dr. San

Please Welcome Our NEW Doctor – Dr. San. Who is joining the Team from the 7th August 2017. We welcome Dr. Aung Htet San, who is a Specialist General Practitioner, and will be joining us as a permanent full time doctor. He obtained his fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners this year in […]

2017 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

Vaccination remains the best protection we have against influenza. The 3 years and over “Fluarix Tetra” vaccine is now already available. Who is eligible to receive the free National Immunisation Program influenza vaccines? – Pregnant women, all Aboriginal people 36 months of age and older, all persons aged 65 years and people 36 months of […]

Camden South is getting a New Medical Practice

The building of your new Camden South Medical Practice has started this week across the road at 2 Berallier Drive. The concrete slab will be poured early next year and hopefully the Practice will be operational before September 2017. We are excited to further expand our services with this new Practice including to add more […]

FOOD BYTES #5: Food poisoning – when foods are actually ‘bad’ for you

Written by Belinda Russo (Accredited Practising Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist) from Tiny Tummies Nutrition With all the media hype around the latest ‘superfoods’, celebrity diet secrets and the ‘best’ time of day to eat carbs (there is no solid scientific evidence that there is a ‘best’ time of day to eat carbs by the way), […]

FOOD BYTES #4: IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA IN WOMEN – SHOULD YOU BE GETTING ‘MORE PORK ON YOUR FORK?

By Belinda Russo (Accredited Practising Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist) from Tiny Tummies Nutrition IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA IN WOMEN – Did you wake up this morning feeling like you’ve just run a marathon, in heels, with a couple of screaming toddlers dragging along on your ankles? Did you accidentally put the milk in the pantry and […]

From Where Can I Get Aged Care Help

What Aged Care Help Can I Get For most people, growing older means there are times you find it difficult to manage day-to-day living activities. You may need help, or you may be caring for a family member or a friend who needs help, but you just don’t know where to start or what help […]

FOOD BYTES #3: Are Bowel Cleanses Necessary For A Healthy Bowel?

Did you know that the human large bowel is home to over 11 trillion bacteria (that’s more than all of the cells in your body!). These bacteria play important roles in nutrient utilisation, vitamin synthesis, energy metabolism and immune responses. More and more research is showing links between poor gut health (known as gut dysbiosis) […]

Meningococcal B Vaccine – Bexsero

Meningococcus is a bacteria that is like the shark attack of the infectious world. It strikes with very little warning, death can occur and there is risk of losing a limb or two. Penicillin can fix it, but detecting it early is impossible. There are a 13 serotypes designated letters such as A, B, and […]

FOOD BYTES #2: Exercise Right Week

Most of us are well aware of the health benefits of healthy eating and regular exercise, however between juggling family, work and social commitments, it can make it seem near impossible to find the time to squeeze in that extra bit of ‘me’ time to care for ourselves through regular, enjoyable movement. The benefits of […]

FOOD BYTES #1: Food to Support Thyroid Function

The thyroid is a gland that sits at the base of the throat which secretes various hormones to help regulate important metabolic processes including body temperature and metabolic rate. To produce the thyroid hormones T4 and T3, the thyroid relies on adequate amounts of four key nutrients from food: iodine, selenium, iron and zinc. A […]

2016 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

Vaccination remains the best protection we have against influenza. The 3 years and over “Fluarix Tetra” vaccine is now already available. Who is eligible to receive the free National Immunisation Program influenza vaccines? – Pregnant women, all Aboriginal people 36 months of age and older, all persons aged 65 years and people 36 months of […]

Bowel Cancer Screening

The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program saves lives. If you’re aged 50-74 and eligible you’ll be sent a free bowel cancer screening kit. Around 80 Australians die of bowel cancer every week, but if detected early, up to 90% of cases can be successfully treated. The second phase of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program […]

Make Healthy Normal

With over half the adults in NSW overweight or obese, being unhealthy has become normal. Just a handful of belly fat increases risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and type 2 diabetes. The good news? It’s never too late to make healthy normal and we can help our patients choose a healthier normal. https://www.makehealthynormal.nsw.gov.au/finding-new-normal

2016 Shingles Vaccine

The shingles vaccine, Zostavax, has been approved to be placed on the National Immunisation Program (NIP), to be provided free of charge from 1 November 2016 to people aged 70 years, subject to vaccine supply. There will also be a five year catch-up program for people aged 71 – 79 years. Herpes-zoster (Shingles) is a […]

Court finds Homeopathy Plus vaccine claims misleading.

Court finds Homeopathy Plus vaccine claims misleading. The Federal Australian Court found Homeopathy Plus unreliable and ineffective in protecting against whooping cough. Whooping cough is a highly infectious respiratory disease requiring immunisation in those at risk. Mainly pregnant women should receive vaccination between 28 – 32 weeks to ensure some protection is passed to the baby and children […]

Wake field’s article linking MMR vaccine and autism was fraudulent

Wake field’s article linking MMR vaccine and autism was fraudulent. Over a decade of studies were conducted and found no evidence of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism. By the time the paper proven retracted 12 years later, it was proven that the paper was in-fact an elaborate fraud, however the damage  was done and vaccination […]

Children’s Vaccination

Children’s Vaccination –  Complementary medicines are used in conjunction with conventional medicine, while alternative medicines are used instead of conventional medicine. Some people consider homeopathy for their child’s immunisation rather than conventional vaccinations. However unlike conventional vaccination there has been no extensive research done into its safety or effectiveness. In addition, there is no biological plausible mechanism for how homoeopathy could possibly […]