Immunisation Schedule Changes

Posted by on 26 August 2014

There is an additional vaccine to the childhood immunisation schedule. The Rotavirus oral vaccine is now given to newborn babies as part of their 6 weeks, 3 months and 5 months immunisations.

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Travel Vaccinations

Posted by Practice Manager on 7 August 2014

Doctors on Riccarton have trained doctors and nurses who can offer an up-to-date travel health advice and vaccines for all travellers, including those going on their OE (overseas experience), adventure trips, cruises or returning to their home country. We also have travel medical kits available for purchase to suit your needs.

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Do you have Pre-diabetes?

Posted by on 4 July 2014

Pre-diabetes occurs when the glucose (sugar) in your blood is higher than normal, but not high enough to be called diabetes. Pre-diabetes very often leads to diabetes. An annual blood test can help with early detection of pre-diabetes. 

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Exercising 30 minutes a day may keep the doctor away

Posted by on 9 May 2014

Physical activity can help people live longer, healthier lives.

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