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Ask your pharmacist about your Flu Shot today!

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Ask your pharmacist about your Flu Shot today!

Getting your vaccination at Cate's Chemist is easy. Your pharmacist will let you know if you are eligible for a government funded vaccination, or if you need to see your GP for any other reason.

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Hiring Now - Pharmacy Assistant

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Hiring Now - Pharmacy Assistant

Now Hiring a Pharmacy Assistant! Permanent Full Time Staff discounts Professionally rewarding work environment About Us: Cate’s Chemist Townsville is a growing group of locally owned pharmacies providing ‘Convenient Health Solutions’ to our communities. Our vision is to let our patients know ‘All About Health’. We are sought out by patients, customers and other health professionals because we provide the right information, the right products, and the right services. We employ a ‘Continuity of Care’ model that provides a rewarding clinical experience in ‘Health Care Teams’. We have a focus on the provision of support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

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Independantly Accredited

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Independantly Accredited

You are probably familiar with the high quality of service and health care from your community pharmacy, but it can be reassuring to know that someone from outside the pharmacy is checking to see that things are running smoothly and standards are being maintained behind the counter. Just like hospitals and nursing homes undergo accreditation, your local community pharmacy is accredited against the Quality Care Pharmacy Standard. Nearly 95% of pharmacies are accredited to the Australian Standard AS85000 Quality Care Pharmacy Standard through the Quality Care Pharmacy Program. This is the sign that accredited pharmacies display:

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Sleep Apnoea Services

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Sleep Apnoea Services

We are excited to be able to offer sleep apnoea services at Cate's Chemist Hyde Park: Overnight Ambulatory Investigation for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea – Bulk Billed, subject to eligibility criteria CPAP Treatment Trials CPAP Treatment Review CPAP Equipment Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a disorder in which breathing is repetitively interrupted during sleep due to collapse of the upper airway. An apnoea is defined as complete cessation of breathing lasting 10 seconds or greater. OSA causes hypertension and neurocognitive impairment whilst severe OSA predisposes to coronary artery disease, stroke and increased mortality. Typical scenarios Patient complains of daytime sleepiness, awakening...

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High Tea

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High Tea

Selectability is a not-for-profit, community mental wellbeing and suicide prevention service supporting the people and communities within our chosen markets of northern, central and western Queensland. If you have worked with Supported Options in Lifestyle and Access Services (SOLAS) or Mental Illness Fellowship North Queensland (MIFNQ), they merged last year. This Wednesday they are hosting a morning tea for partners and carers who support past and present Defence members with an injury or illness. Please pass the word to any relevant families. Register here.

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