Managing Migraines

There are lots of different types of headaches, but the one most frequently referred to and loathed (or loved, if you happen to be interested in neurology, like Oliver Sacks writing his first book in 1967) is the migraine.  Other headaches types are many and varied...

Bowel cancer screening

Covid19 has put a hold on lots of things this year, but please do not let it delay your participation in cancer screening. Bowel cancer is very common in our community; with roughly 1 in 25 Australians affected we have one of the highest rates in the world.  Screening...

Keeping our community safer in Covid-19

How CCFP has made changes to keep our community safer during Covid-19 We have made many changes to our operations at CCFP in response to Covid-19. Some of these changes are temporary and will be rolled back in accordance with appropriate State and Federal advice, some...

Requests for COVID-19 clearance

20/3/2020  Dear Employers/ School Principals /Day Care Managers Doctors are unable to provide patients with COVID-19 clearance. As per government advice and guidelines, resources must be conserved for patients who are both unwell and fit strict testing criteria....

UTIs

Really common, really annoying, and occasionally really dangerous. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are more frequent in women because they have shorter urethras (the tube from bladder to the outside) and so bacteria have less distance to travel before causing trouble....

TMJ Pain

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain is one of the most common causes of face pain in adults. Typically, the pain occurs right in front of the ear on one or both sides (sometimes it can be confused with ear pains etc) which is worse with chewing or opening the mouth...