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Allied Health Professionals

We are happy to announce that we also offer the following specialist services:

  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Clinical Labs – on-site pathology

Physiotherapist

Brianna Tonkin and Emily-Jayne Warr

  • Consultations/sessions available.
  • Clinic days are every 2nd and 4th Tuesday afternoon of each month

Podiatrist

Alasdair Evans and Anna Kosch

  • Consultations/sessions available.
  • Clinic days are every 2nd and 4th Wednesday morning of each month

FEBRUARY is Awareness Month for the following:

Date
Event
Details
February 1-29
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Around 1,550 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in Australia each year, with more than two-thirds at an advanced stage. Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is all about helping people get tested earlier to prevent this as well as providing support to patients and families.
February 1-29
FebFast
FebFast is all about giving people the skills and the know-how to break the habits that inhibit their wellbeing, such as alcohol and sugar addiction.
February 1-29
Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late
Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late aims to encourage more Aussies to get screened for bowel cancer so that they can get treated early and increase their chances of successful treatment.
February 1-29
International Childhood Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Day
HeartKids raises awareness for children’s heart disease and works towards reducing the occurrence of the disease. It provides irreplaceable support for children with heart disease and their families as well as those who have lost young children.
February 1-29
Heart Research Month
Heart Research Month raises awareness on the importance of life-saving heart research, including preventing, diagnosing and treating heart disease. “Day of Hearts” Day is celebrated on 14 February and encourages us all to take care of our hearts.
February 1-29
FebruDAREy
You can raise money this February by daring someone. Create your dare and get your friends to donate – the larger the dare, the more money you’ll make!
February 2-8
Feeding Tube Awareness Week promotes the positive benefits of feeding tubes by educating people on why these life-saving medical devices are so important.
February 3-9
Tinnitus Awareness Week
Tinnitus Awareness Week (TAW) helps raise awareness of tinnitus and the huge effect it can have on people’s day-to-day lives. Help raise awareness of the work being carried out and the essential support provided this year.
February 4
World Cancer Day is organised by the Union for International Cancer Control and helps educate people on different aspects of the disease through education and information.
February 14
Wear red this 14 February to help raise awareness for cardiovascular disease. This day is supported by Heart Research Australia.
February 14
Sweetheart Day
HeartKids Australia launched Sweetheart Day to raise awareness of childhood heart disease and to encourage donations to continue their work providing support and advocacy, growing awareness and enabling further research into children’s heart disorders.
February 14
National Condom Day
National Condom Day takes place, rather appropriately, on Valentine’s Day to help promote the importance of sexual protection, sexual health and family planning.
February 18
International Asperger’s Day
International Asperger’s Day highlights the importance of Asperger’s syndrome for individuals and society more generally, looking at the positive changes that can be made and helping us gain a better understanding of the autism spectrum.
February 26
Teal Ribbon Day
Teal Ribbon Day is held on the last Wednesday of February and invites Australians to buy and wear a teal ribbon in support of raising awareness for Ovarian Cancer Australia. You can get your Teal Ribbon directly from Ovarian Cancer Australia or from Chemmart Pharmacies, Spotlight and Brazilian Butterfly.
February 29
Rare Diseases Day
Rare Disease Day is an annual event coordinated by EURORDIS and aimed at raising awareness on a national level about rare diseases.

MARCH is Awareness Month for the following:

Date
Event
Details
March 1-31
National Epilepsy Awareness Month
You can wear purple in support of National Epilepsy Awareness Month. Throughout the month, there are lots of community activities, media campaigns and events going on to help spread awareness, including Purple Day on 26 March.
March 1-10
The Bloody Long Walk
The Bloody Long Walk is a 35km walking challenge in Melbourne that raises money to find a cure for mitochondrial disease (mito).
March 1-7
This annual event helps bring hearing impairments to the attention of local communities.
March 5
March into Yellow
The March into Yellow challenge raises the profile and awareness of endometriosis, a common and often debilitating disease that affects 1 in 10 Australian women. The event encourages people to wear yellow and raise money to support finding a cure and to support women suffering from the disease.
March 7-13
World Glaucoma Week
World Glaucoma Week builds awareness of the leading cause of irreversible blindness. The week raises funds to advance research on glaucoma.
March 9
The National Network of Women Living with HIV Day was started in 2016 to help highlight and bring attention to women suffering from the disease.
March 10-14
World’s Greatest Shave
Every hour someone in Australia is diagnosed with a blood disorder disease, and every second hour, someone dies from the disease. The World’s Greatest Shave has raised over $120 million since 1998. The money raised goes to support individuals and their families living with lymphoma, myeloma or leukaemia and helps support blood cancer research.
March 11
This global awareness campaign focuses its attention on raising awareness for chronic kidney disease, helping people learn more about how to prevent and treat the disease.
March 13-20
This annual event raises awareness of how to spot the symptoms of coeliac disease. It also provides insight into diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
March 21-28
Multiple Birth Awareness Week
Multiple Birth Awareness Week celebrates families raising twins, triplets and beyond. It also looks at the challenges that come with raising young children.
March 21
World Down Syndrome Day
Down syndrome is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement and has always been a part of the human condition. World Down Syndrome Day helps raise awareness of how important access to health care, intervention programs and inclusive education is to the wellbeing of someone with Down syndrome.
March 24
World Tuberculosis Day
World Tuberculosis Day is about educating and making people aware of how common tuberculosis is and how it is responsible for the deaths of several million people every year. The day also raises funds to help eliminate tuberculosis as a public health issue in developing countries.
March 25
FND Australia Awareness Day
Functional neurological disorder (FND) is a neurological disorder affecting motor, movement and sensory functions of the body. It is the second most common reason for referral to neurology departments worldwide. Despite the prevalence of FND, awareness and understanding of the condition remains limited across the globe. FND Australia Support Services Inc is a non-profit charity registered with the ACNC. From the UK to Australia, FND support services aim to unite voices across oceans and borders in raising #Voices4FND.

APRIL is Awareness Month for the following:

Date
Event
Details
April 2
Go Blue for Autism
World Autism Awareness Day promotes autism awareness by encouraging everyone to don blue.
April 7
This event marks the establishment of the World Health Organisation. Each year, World Health Day rallies behind a specific health issue in order to raise awareness of the health issue.
April 11
World Parkinson’s Day
World Parkinson’s Day raises funds and awareness to help look for a cure. Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive neurological condition that has a serious impact on an ageing population, with 25 Australians diagnosed every day. Around 80,000 Australians currently live with the condition.
April 13
Undiagnosed Children’s Awareness Day
Approximately 1 in 20 children are born with a genetic disorder, though diagnosis is often rare. Of the children who present to geneticists with syndromic features, 60% may not ever receive a diagnosis. Undiagnosed Children’s Awareness Day works to change this
April 13
Wear Green for Premmies
The Wear Green for Premmies campaign is a day in which you can wear green to show your support for the 25,000 babies born prematurely in Australia every year.
April 24-30
Run by the World Health Organisation, this event promotes the life-saving benefits of vaccinations for people around the world and of all ages.
April 25
Another World Health Organisation-backed campaign that aims for a 90% reduction in malaria by 2030.
April 28
Sponsored by the International Labour Organisation, this event aims to improve awareness of work-related safety, accidents and diseases worldwide.

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