“Obesity is more deadly than previously thought, with Australian research finding those with a BMI over 30kg/m2 have a 40% higher risk of sudden cardiac death than normal-weight people. The risk is highest in those who are obese from a young age. And most episodes of sudden cardiac death occur in patients with no other […]
What we do know is a good GP will stick with you through thick and thin which is incredibly important. So what should you look for? Take a look at the video then give us a call at Weston Creek Family Medicine, where your family health is our focus. At WCFM we are a family […]
Herpes-zoster (Shingles) is a painful blistering rash caused by reactivation of the varicella zoster virus – the same virus that causes chickenpox. The shingles rash occurs when the dormant chickenpox virus is reactivated in the nerve tissue, causing inflammation of the nerves. Sometimes pain in the affected region can be severe and prolonged. When it […]
This is a family oriented general practice which has been operating in the Weston Creek area for almost forty years. The doctors here particularly enjoy the ongoing relationship we form with people. It is our belief that a strong doctor/patient relationship based on mutual respect, trust and a caring attitude is paramount for a family GP to be truly effective. It is not only important for your comfort and peace of mind but it is also important to the doctors who attend you.