Back to school

Back to School We know getting back into the swing of things can be a tough ask for parents. Our lovely nurse and reception team have come up with a handy back to school checklist: Checked and cleaned out those school bags from last year (let’s hope there isn’t an old apple you missed)? Uniforms […]

All you need to know about UTIs

All you need to know about UTIs Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are very common infections to any part of the urinary system (which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra). They are more common in women, babies and older adults, which if left untreated can lead to serious kidney infections. Statistics from the AIHW suggest […]

Men’s Health Week 2023

Men’s Health Week 2023 At Bribie MediPlus, we’re celebrating Men’s Health Week in 2023 (12-18 June) and this year the theme is all about Healthy Habits! Living with ‘Healthy Habits’ isn’t just about breaking bad habits, but also about forming good ones. Research shows that whilst habits take time to form (and break), creating healthy […]

2023 Flu Season Has Arrived

2023 Flu Season Has Arrived Following an intense and deadly flu season in the Northern Hemisphere, the Australian Government and peak medical groups like the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) are strongly advocating that all who can get vaccinated in 2023, as early as possible (1). Influenza is most prevalent in the Southern […]

How to make healthy eating easy

How to make healthy eating easy Eating healthy means giving your body the right energy and nutrients to support your long- and short-term health outcomes. On your table, this looks like a range of wholesome and nutritious foods that you love and want to eat. What does ‘diet’ mean? When we hear the word ‘diet’ […]

Caring for those who care for us

A great deal of work goes into creating the general practice we have today, so we wouldn’t be here without our staff. Our healthcare workers deliver care to the community directly as doctors, nurses and allied health professionals or indirectly as receptionists, laboratory technicians and aides. The most valuable resource for health is healthcare workers, […]