In 2017 over 250,000 people were reported to have contracted a form of influenza last calendar year. Over 1000 people unfortunately died from influenza or related illnesses making it one of the most severe flu seasons on record.
Over this same year the doctors at My Home GP attended to over 2000 cases of severe flu or related illnesses in metro Melbourne. With Summer officially over and the cooler months fast approaching, the team at My Home GP are bracing itself for what many experts are expecting to be an even busier and more severe 2018.
Requesting a booking has just been made a whole lot easier at My Home GP with the launch of our new mobile app! Compatible on both Android and Apple phones, the app can be downloaded at the following locations:
Android Playstore: goo.gl/74Sdj7
Apple iTunes store: goo.gl/YNFCmF
My Home GP is a Government Accredited provider of after-hours home visiting doctor services and is currently expanding in Sydney & Adelaide. We are passionate about ensuring people receive the highest quality healthcare during times when options are often limited and are proud of the important role we play in supporting the healthcare system and reducing the stress on our Hospital Emergency Departments. We are seeking caring and professional Doctors who are interested in joining our fast growing organisation across both Sydney & Adelaide
Help Wanted! My Home GP is a fast growing organisation in the Home Health Care space, we are looking for candidates who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and want to join us and be a part of the journey of bringing quality healthcare into people’s homes. If you think you have have what it takes, please click through and apply now, we would love to talk to you!
Bulk-billed After Hours Home Visits Under Threat! We need your help to save this valuable service and here is why: With very little to no indication from the Federal Minister in the May Federal budget, a government MBS task force has recently made a series of recommendations that ultimately reduces your access to 100% Medicare bulk-billed after hours Home Visiting Doctor Services. Here is a link to a survey where you can have your say http://www.mbsreview.com.au/after-hours.html
My Home GP’s Medical Director Dr Bert Boffa has been a vocationally registered GP of 30 years’ standing with 15 years’ experience in public hospital administration and 18 years’ experience in private health insurance. Below is an interesting article Dr Boffa has written in regards to health impacts of shift work with some interesting research.
Having a child with food allergies or intolerances makes it essential to read every label and scrutinise every single ingredient that your child comes into contact with. It can be exhausting, not to mention stressful. While most mums dilemma over healthy lunchbox ideas, allergy mums are content to find any allergy safe lunchbox options. Well, why not have both? Healthy and safe!
Winter will soon be upon us – and so will the dreaded cold and flu season! Instead of taking a trip to the pharmacy to help your little one, try these home remedies…
Advice proudly brought to you by My Home GP, where you can access an after-hours doctor at no cost to you.
It seems everyone is after the elusive formula for avoiding or curing the common cold. As seasons shift and we’re greeted with frosty mornings, it is often the small things we do that can help keep us fighting fit. While it is a combination of managing stress, diet, your environment, sleep, and just general luck sometimes, there are certain ingredients to focus on increasing in your diet when you begin to feel under the weather.