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Did you know your child’s dental care can be bulk billed?
The Commonwealth Child Dental Benefit service allows for basic dental treatment over a 2 year period for eligible 2-17 year olds (if they receive Family Tax Benefit A or other relevant Australian Government payments) and is now available at our St Albans dental clinic.
Family Fun Open Day
We are holding an Open Day on Saturday 24 February 2018 between 10am and 2pm at our Wyndham Vale GP Super Clinic – 510 Ballan Road Wyndham Vale.
New patients are always welcome. Come along and meet our Doctors and other health support staff. There will be free mini health checks at the Open Day.
There will also be free family fun and entertainment, including a jumping castle, face painting, a balloon artist, a photo booth and a Country Fire Authority truck. A sausage sizzle and coffee cart will be available so people can purchase a bite to eat or drink at the event.
There will also be opportunities to discover healthy living activities with martial arts demonstrations and try outs and a yoga class and tai chi class taking place on the day.
We are currently seeking new company members to join our organisation, especially from the Wyndham and Hobsons Bay areas.
Are you interested in health care and want to contribute to the wellbeing of your community? Do you want to have a voice and influence decision making within the organisation?
Why not apply to become a company member?
Survive the heat this summer. Extreme heat can affect anybody. Those most at risk are older people, young children and people with a medical condition. We encourage you, your family and friends to subscribe to receive heat health alerts, this can help to keep Victorians safe this summer.
Survive the heat this summer with these five simple tips:
- Drink more water
- Never leave anyone in a car
- Stay somewhere cool
- Plan ahead
- Check in on others
IPC Health’s General Practitioners across Deer Park, Wyndham Vale and Hoppers Crossing are now registered for the Closing the Gap scheme. This means we can now offer reduced pharmaceutical costs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
The Hon. Jill Hennessy MP, Minister for Health visited IPC Health’s Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies program today. Because of the success of the program that provides mums with the support they need to give their babies the best possible start to life, the Minister announced that the program will be expanded in rural and regional Victoria.
Grass pollen season (October through December) brings a seasonal increase in asthma and hay fever and also the chance of epidemic thunderstorm asthma.
Be as prepared as you can be with this public information and education campaign from the Department of Health should another epidemic thunderstorm asthma event occur again.
We have recently completed our first draft Reconciliation Action Plan and we would like to hear your opinion about it. You can send your feedback to our Chief Strategy, Business Development and Communications at Jayne.Nelson@ipchealth.com.au