Coronavirus

Coronavirus

This page contains the latest information about COVID19 in Alstonville and will be updated regularly. Latest update May 13th 2020.   Video Updates What is coronavirus and how do we stop it spreading?   Update on current recommendations                   Key...
Flu Vaccination 2020

Flu Vaccination 2020

All people older than 6 months should be vaccinated for influenza The best time to be vaccinated is April to May Flu vaccination clinics have now been completed – over 2000 people have had their immunisation while maintating social distancing! Families with...

Is General Practice good value for money?

Last year taxpayers spent A$6.3 billion on GP services through Medicare, about 6% of the total government health expenditure. The authors of the Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH) program their assessment of whether this represented good value for...

Mediterranean Diet wins again!

Diabetes Care. 2014 Apr 10. [Epub ahead of print] The Effects of a Mediterranean Diet on Need for Diabetes Drugs and Remission of Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes: Follow-up of a Randomized Trial – Esposito K1, Maiorino MI, Petrizzo M, Bellastella G, Giugliano D....

Main meal at breakfast or dinner?

HHigh Caloric intake at breakfast vs. dinner differentially influences weight loss of overweight and obese women. [Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013] – PubMed – NCBI Having your main meal at breakfast, rather than dinner, has some benefits. However, I’m...