February 2017 - Page 2 of 2 - Providence Medical
Top tips for children’s oral hygiene

Top tips for children’s oral hygiene

There’s no need to wait until your baby actually has teeth to lay the foundations for good oral or general health. In fact, good nutrition and oral hygiene can start right away. It is up to you to develop the routines that will help protect your child from tooth...
Prevent cervical cancer, get a pap smear today

Prevent cervical cancer, get a pap smear today

Did you know approximately 800 to 1,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year in Australia. If you can’t remember when you last had a pap smear it has probably been more than 2 years and you should book an appointment with your GP. What is a Pap smear? A...
Free Shingles Vaccinations Now Available

Free Shingles Vaccinations Now Available

Did you know? 1 in 3 people will develop shingles in their lifetime. FREE vaccinations are now available at Providence Medical & Dental, Belmont for people aged 70 – 79 years. What is it? Shingles is an infection of an individual nerve and the skin surface that is...
High Meningococcal alert in NSW

High Meningococcal alert in NSW

Meningococcal, a lethal disease that can kill within hours, has been the cause of a growing number of deaths. NSW Health is urging the public to be aware of the signs and symptoms associated to prevent more fatalities. What is it? Meningococcal disease is an acute...