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Dr Kate Naylor Joining Our Team

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We would like to introduce Dr Kate Naylor to our team at BFWC. Dr Naylor joined us on 1st July and is currently working Wednesday mornings and some Saturday mornings. You can book appointments with her online or by calling reception on 9592 0744. Dr Kate Naylor is an internationally accredited Lactation Consultant. She has … Continue reading Dr Kate Naylor Joining Our Team

Check Your Risk – Are You At Risk of Type 2 Diabetes?

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3 in 5 Victorians are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Are you at risk of type 2 diabetes? Anyone can get it. Check your risk now – it will only take 3 minutes. The symptoms may not be obvious, so it’s important to check your risk. The good news is, once you … Continue reading Check Your Risk – Are You At Risk of Type 2 Diabetes?

New Patient Appointment Reminders through HotDoc

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We are pleased to announce that we have implemented a new patient appointment reminder system through HotDoc. All patients that have a mobile number registered with us, will received an SMS confirmation link, 24 hours prior to your appointment. This SMS will have information about your appointment and also a link for you to confirm, … Continue reading New Patient Appointment Reminders through HotDoc

Dr Sophie Morris Re-Joining Our Team

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We are pleased to announce that Dr Sophie Morris is re-joining our team at Brighton Family & Women’s Clinic. Dr Morris will start consulting on Monday 6th February 2017, from 8am. She will be working Monday’s and Wednesday’s at this stage with the view to increasing hours as she is able. Appointments with Dr Sophie … Continue reading Dr Sophie Morris Re-Joining Our Team

My Health Record – An online summary of your health information

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My Health Record is a national secure online summary of your health information. Having a My Health Record means your important health information like allergies, medical conditions and treatments, medicine details, test or scan reports can be accessed through one system. Healthcare providers like doctors, specialists and hospital staff can see it online from anywhere … Continue reading My Health Record – An online summary of your health information

Asthma Action Plan and Asthma Treatment

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What is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic long-term condition that can be managed but never fully cured. Asthma affects the airways of your lungs causing them to narrow and swell, resulting in wheezing and difficulty breathing. During breathing air goes in through your nose or mouth to the upper airways, at which point it reaches … Continue reading Asthma Action Plan and Asthma Treatment

What you need to know about the 2016 Flu Season

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This year’s influenza vaccine will protect against four different strains of the virus, and will be rolled out in April, later than usual. The new vaccine will be provided on the National Immunisation Program. It is an upgrade on last year’s vaccine, which only protected against three strains, and this measure is in response to … Continue reading What you need to know about the 2016 Flu Season

HotDoc Appointment Booking and Smart Recalls

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The Brighton Family & Women’s Clinic provides online appointment bookings for all our doctors through HotDoc. The HotDoc booking system gives you a lot of flexibility for appointment types and is fully integrated with our clinic’s operating software so you can book with ease. Click Here to Make an Online Appointment Booking You can also … Continue reading HotDoc Appointment Booking and Smart Recalls

Compass Trial – Screening to Prevent Cervical Cancer

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The Brighton Family & Women’s Clinic and its patients have been selected to take part in an important trial in the prevention of cervical cancer in Women. It is known that long term infection with certain types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the main cause of cervical cancer in Women. Research done overseas has shown … Continue reading Compass Trial – Screening to Prevent Cervical Cancer

New Brighton Family & Womens Clinic Website

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We hope that you like our recently redesigned website that is now mobile friendly so that it is easy to access everything you want to know about our clinic from your mobile as well as from your home computer. You can book your appointments on line this way and soon you will be able to … Continue reading New Brighton Family & Womens Clinic Website