Pneumonia, want to avoid it this winter?

Pneumonia, want to avoid it this winter?

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by either a viral or bacterial disease. The lungs become inflamed as your alveoli (tiny air sacs) become filled with fluid, causing an infection to arise. During winter Pneumonia commonly transpires as a result of the flu or common cold, and can range from a mild case to a potentially life-threatening illness. Because of its severity, stay healthy this winter and know what signs to stay conscious of. Difficulty breathing Coughing and wheezing Chest Pains Fever and chills Coughing up green or yellow mucus...

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Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat: Beat Sydney's Heat this Summer! In the coming days Sydney siders are going to be hit by a heat wave that will see temperatures soar to more than 40 degrees, we've collated a few handy tips to held beat the heat. During this period please take extra...

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Waiting is not an emergency

Face Sheet by South Australian Government. Interesting article by SA Health titled 'Waiting is not an emergency. Let us treat the people who need it most, first. WiSE was established to help ease the load on ED by seeing patients that have acute or urgent...

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Waiting is not an Emergency

Sophie’s Visit to WiSE

WiSE had the pleasure of treating Sophie. Sophie presented with a sore arm, following a fall off a slide onto an outstretched arm. Following the management of her pain, Sophies x-ray showed a fracture. She was sent home with a plaster cast for follow up with the...

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Sponsor Announcement – Gordon Rugby

Gordon Rugby is pleased to announce that Wise Emergency Clinic - Macquarie Park have signed on as a sponsor for the 2017 season. Structured to reduce waiting times and duplication, the WiSE Clinic provides a streamlined emergency medical service that does not...

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Sponsor Announcement - Gordon Rugby

Dizziness

Dizziness is a common symptom but can be due to many different causes. Sometimes people use the term ‘dizziness’ to describe feeling faint, whilst other times it may be when they feel the world spinning around them. Whilst dizziness may be a benign complaint, in...

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Dizziness

Smiles2U Donates to WiSE Medical

Thank you to Michelle Keys from Smiles2U for the goodie bags! Please take the time to read all about Smiles2U and how it is assisting mothers and children in the community. As you travel through parenthood, you’ll probably become more familiar with a local...

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Smiles2U Donates to WiSE Medical