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Practice is Closed for Labour Day Saturday and Monday

Be aware that the practice will be closed on Saturday 3rd and Monday 5th of October, for the Labour Day public holiday long weekend.

Existing Patients

Existing patients may be able to book a Telehealth / Phone consultation with the doctor for different appointment types. To see if you are eligible call us directly on 4655 6571.

From Where Can I Get Aged Care Help

For most people, growing older means there are times you find it difficult to manage the day-to-day living activities. You may need extra 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 you can get. You can […]

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, […]

Flu Vaccines are now available

The free Flu vaccines are “now” available. Please call us directly to make a booking with the nurse. If you are not eligible for the free flu vaccine, we will instead book you in with the doctor for a script.

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 #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) […]

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 […]

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), […]