If you're a diabetic, your GP may encourage you to go to their immunisation clinic every year to have a flu shot. If you're feeling fit and healthy, and your diabetes is under control, then you may not be sure if you really need this vaccination. Why does your doctor want to immunise you against flu? Diabetes Affects Your Immune System You may be feeling in tip-top condition right now, but a dose of the flu could affect you quite badly. [Read More]
Everything You Need to Know About Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Surgery
How many people dread the idea of going to an operating theatre for a surgical procedure? Well, the number is countless. Traditional surgical procedures involve deep cuts and incisions into the skin. They are painful and demanding on your body during the recovery period. The chest area in particular can cause quite a scare because it hosts delicate and vital organs such as the lungs and heart. Surgical procedures in this region require a less invasive procedure that will not disrupt your vital organs. [Read More]
Why Is Skin Cancer a Worry for Everyone?
Sometimes statistics can be super scary. If you're squeamish, perhaps you should stop reading now before you learn that two thirds of Australians are expected to be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer before they get to their 'seventies. As you are statistically at risk, you need to spend more time looking in the mirror or getting a loved one to help check for early signs. What should you be on the lookout for, in particular? [Read More]
Things Not to Say When Applying for a Medical Physician Vacancy
So, you're a polished and experienced medical physician. You've just applied for a medical physician vacancy and you've landed an interview. Congratulations! Now all you need to do is sail through the interview to get the job. However, things don't always go to plan. In this article, we'll talk about the things you should never say when applying for a medical physician vacancy so that you can avoid them and nail that interview. [Read More]