Knowing your detailed family medical history is an incredibly important part of doctors being able to identify your inherited cancer risk. As many as 1 in 3 people who develop colorectal cancer have other family members who have had it. What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal or bowel cancer is a cancer that affects the digestive […]
Why getting vaccinated is the best way to look after ourselves.
Regular physical activity for older people is essential for optimal physical and mental health; specifically, a reduction of falls risk and injuries from falls, prevention or mitigation of functional limitations, and also as an effective therapy for many chronic diseases and decreases mortality risk. There is evidence that physical activity programmes can maintain or improve […]
Please see information below on the roll out plan for the COVID-19 vaccination. If this image is difficult to read, you can access it online here.
Dementia is the term used when a person experiences a gradual loss of brain function due to physical changes in the structure of their brain. It is not a normal part of the ageing process, however, it is more common for people over the age of 65, but can affect people as young as 45. […]
Auckland is now at Alert Level 3 until midnight Wednesday 17 February. The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2 for the same period. All patients will be asked about their recent travel history. Telephone consultations are available. At Alert Level 2, you can go to work and school, but should follow public […]