Cate's Chemist Blog

How does Pharmacy Work?

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How does Pharmacy Work?

Depending on which source you use, pharmacists remain the most or second most trusted profession in Australia, and they enjoy bipartisan support at all levels of government because of the valued contribution they make to the primary health network alongside doctors, dentists and nurses. But much of what pharmacists do is shrouded in jargon and sometimes confused by interests lobbying for the highly competitive health budget dollar. We recently came across this older article in the independent 'The Conversation' on the background to pharmacy in Australia. A simple and informative read that unravels some of the complexity behind funding your...

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Crutches available for hire

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Crutches available for hire

Find yourself in an Accident & Emergency department with a leg cast, brace or strapping? Call one of the friendly staff at Cate's Chemist Hyde Park on 07 4772 2473 to discuss hiring underarm and forearm crutches for adults and children. $8 per week with $20 deposit. The hire service is operated from Cate's Chemist Hyde Park, but collection can be arranged for Cate's Chemist Garbutt. BOOK NOW.

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Sleep Apnoea Services at Hyde Park

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Sleep Apnoea Services at Hyde Park

Do a couple of these sound familiar? Witnessed Apnoea or Choking Regular Loud Snoring Regular Fatigue or Sleepiness At cardio-vascular risk – Obesity (BMI > 30), Hypertension, Cardiac Disease, Diabetes You  might benefit from talking to your GP about sleep apnoea. Or you can talk to the staff at Cate's Chemist Hyde Park on 07 4772 2473 or book now. Cate's Chemist Hyde Park can coordinate and provide: Overnight Ambulatory Investigation for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea – Bulk Billed, subject to eligibility criteria CPAP Treatment Trial CPAP Treatment Review CPAP equipment Rest easy!

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Early Years Expo

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Early Years Expo

Come along to the very first Early Years Expo Sunday 11 March, a FREE community event which will showcase: workshops guest speakers various exhibitors and stalls free activities for the kids. welcoming babies ceremonies The expo is designed to provide education and support to young families who are expecting or have children up to five years of age. For more information click here.

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Australia’s men need My Health Record

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Australia’s men need My Health Record

Australia’s men are a diverse population, with many differing health behaviours, conditions and health service use. However, men see a general practitioner (GP) less frequently than women. My Health Record is forming the cornerstone of a safe, secure and better health system for all Australians. By using My Health Record men can take greater control of their own health management – and they need to. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report, The health of Australia’s males, released in October 2017, makes for sober reading and shows why every Australian male should have his own My Health Record. In...

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