Queen Street Medical Centre Skin Clinic

Check your skin – it could save your life

With Summer on our doorstep and Aussie skin cancer rates among the highest in the world, it’s time to put on the sun protection and a reminder to be checking our skin.

According to our skin cancer management GP Dr Thilan Walgamage, we need to be checking our skin every month “it’s not just a quick once over” he says “think of your skin like a road map – check head to toe and study your spots and moles and take notice of any changes. In the early stages of skin cancer development, you’re the one with the best chance to see changes”.

Thilan’s advice is that if you see something NEW, CHANGING or UNUSUAL get it checked by trained professional right away. It could be skin cancer. This is what you should look for…

Introducing Hamish Gorman – Exercise Physiologist

A warm welcome to Hamish Gorman – founder of Eurobodalla Exercise Physiology. Hamish will be consulting at QSMC Moruya on Fridays from 2nd February. Hamish has extensive experience in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and chronic disease management and believes strongly in using exercise as medicine to improve people’s health, wellbeing and quality of life.

Eurobodalla’s new sexual health services

A warm welcome to WILL – our region’s new sexual health nurse who has just arrived to provide free, confidential and LGBTI-friendly services. You can contact Will for STI checks, safe sex advice and free condoms, pre and post HIV exposure prevention and HIV advice…

Man up – and break the man rules

Harden up. Suck it up. Man up. We’ve been telling our men this for years, but is it healthy? Suicide is now the leading cause of death for Australian men aged 15-44. And alarming new research suggests that some men choose to take their own life, rather than appear weak by asking for help.