DR TONER .. BACK ON THE 29TH...

Dr Colleen Toner will be returning to practise at Wellness Medicine on 29th August after eight months’ maternity leave. Her son, Keir Fraser Toner, is a healthy bubbling addition to the family, although “life is often too exciting for him to sleep!”, says Colleen. “I have very much enjoyed my maternity leave and the insider knowledge… Read More »

DR HICKEY .. BACK AFTER A ‘BREAK’...

Dr Hickey is pleased to be back after two months recovering from a walk alone in the Dandenongs that ended badly. Joanna slipped on a bush track in near freezing conditions and broke her ankle.  It took the owner and gardener of the B&B, Woolwrich Retreat, plus two paramedics and four SES volunteers, three hours to… Read More »

Contraception For Women

Have You Thought About Contraception?...

Choosing the right type of contraception can be a difficult process. It is important that you are aware of all the options available and the pros and cons of each. The other thing to consider is that the best option for one person is not necessarily the same for another. There may be other personal… Read More »

How Well Do You Know Your Skin?...

Although latest figures suggest Australia has just lost its title as the Skin Cancer capital of the world to New Zealand, the fact remains that we do have a very high incidence of skin cancer. It’s estimated that 80% of all cancers diagnosed in Australia are skin cancers and more than 95% of those are caused… Read More »