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Dehydration

Dehydration

What is Dehydration? Dehydration occurs when the body has insufficient water to allow for proper bodily functions this generally occurs when an individual loses more fluid than they are consuming. While mild dehydration can be uncomfortable, severe dehydration can...

Paediatric Basic Life Support & Pre/Post Natal Information Session

Paediatric Basic Life Support & Pre/Post Natal Information Session

Wise Specialist Emergency Clinic is inviting the first 25 applicants a free information session specialising in Paediatric Basic Life Support and Pre and Post-natal fitness! Colic First aid for the choking child How to manage your child’s fever Pre and Post-natal...

Management and Plastering Workshop

Management and Plastering Workshop

Acute Hand and Wrist Injuries Can you correctly identify a serious hand or wrist injury? Are you competent at application of plaster for immobilisation of an injured hand/wrist? GPs and PNs are invited to attend this workshop where you will develop the knowledge and...

Headache or Migraine?

Headache or Migraine?

Where is my pain? While migraines may all feel like bad headaches, not all bad headaches are migraines. To tell if you truly have a migraine, ask yourself, Where is my pain? Sinus Headache - region mid face, around nose and eyes Tension Headache - region forehead...

Egyptian Mummy Artefact

Egyptian Mummy Artefact

Mummy Observed via CT imaging An Egyptian mummy artefact from the Nicholson Museum was scanned using a Siemens SOMATOM AS+. The artefact was scanned using both a high resolution single source technique as well as dual energy to reveal as much information as possible...

Hypothermia

Hypothermia

What is Hypothermia With the weather cooling off and the snow season upon us we thought it was best to touch on the topic of Hypothermia, what causes it, what are the risks, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Hypothermia is a potentially dangerous drop in body...

Meet Jenny Our Lactation Consultant

Meet Jenny Our Lactation Consultant

Jenny is a qualified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) with over 10 years experience in private practice and almost 20 years working within Child & Family Health. Jenny is passionate about supporting new parents, using evidence-based information, in their adjustment to...

Smiles2U and Treasure Boxes

Smiles2U and Treasure Boxes

As mentioned in our previous article 'Smile2U Donates to WiSE Medical' the lovely ladies from North Shore Mums are the masterminds behind Smiles2U in which they saw a need for care packages for children, along with their parents and carers when in Hospital. Their...

Smiles2U Donates to WiSE Medical

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 hospital’s...

Dizziness

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 some...

Sponsor Announcement – Gordon Rugby

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 require...

Sophie’s Visit to WiSE

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 WiSE...

Wise Medical Clinic Opens in Macquarie Park

Wise Medical Clinic Opens in Macquarie Park

Thanks to the team at HPI who designed from concept to opening the first WiSE Medical Clinic at Macquarie Park. We are delighted in how the centre turned out from design, to layout, finishings and functionality. Both Staff and clients get to enjoy a clean, welcoming...

Waiting is not an emergency

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 conditions...

NSW emergency departments face record flow of patients

NSW emergency departments face record flow of patients

Western Sydney surgeon Fred Betros says doctors and nurses are overstretched to meet targets. Photo: Edwina Pickles SMH In some instances emergency departments have seen "One-third of triage 2 patients (considered to have imminently life-threatening conditions) waited...