What Are Some of the Reasons Men Use to Put Off a Visit to the Doctor and Why Are They Bad News?


If you are a man, you are expected to have a "stiff upper lip," as the Brits like to say. So, it's not surprising that Australian men put off a visit to a GP as long as possible. What are some of the reasons that they typically use and why are they never a good idea? "I'm All Right" Perhaps it is due to the proliferation of "self-help" Internet sites, but men like to self-diagnose their health.

2 October 2017

Four Day Surgeries Available in a Primary Care Setting


While many people associate surgery with hospital settings, there are some procedures you can undergo at your local primary care centre. Most take place using a local anaesthetic and don't require a stay in a hospital. As such, they're not disruptive and have a fast recovery period. Carpel tunnel release procedures With 2.7% of the population suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome, this is a common condition that affects many Australians. Some patient benefit from conservative management, which means waiting six months to see if non-surgical measures work.

11 September 2017