What is Alcohol Alcohol is a drug, and like all drugs, alcohol affects the way your body works as it can be toxic and addictive.  Although after drinking a small [...]

2020-10-20T16:22:57+00:00October 20th, 2020|Dial-A-Doctor|

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is dedicated to raising awareness of breast cancer.  This provides an opportunity for us all to focus on breast [...]

2020-10-15T05:09:08+00:00October 15th, 2020|Dial-A-Doctor|

Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain What is Pain?  Pain is an unpleasant experience in the body. Acute pain is a message in the body warning about danger, whereas chronic pain can have [...]

2020-09-07T08:07:08+00:00September 7th, 2020|Dial-A-Doctor|

Meningococcal disease

Meningococcal disease What is Meningococcal disease?  Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is a severe but uncommon infection that occurs when meningococcal bacteria invade the body from the throat or nose. [...]

2020-07-22T07:43:07+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Dial-A-Doctor|


Measles How do you get measles? Measles is usually spread when a person breathes in the measles virus that has been coughed or sneezed into the air by an [...]

2020-07-10T04:14:09+00:00July 10th, 2020|Dial-A-Doctor|

Mental Health

Looking After Your Mental and Physical HealthDuring these challenging times, it is more important than ever to look after your mental and emotional wellbeing.   Remember to eat well, sleep well, [...]

2020-06-24T12:41:51+00:00June 24th, 2020|Dial-A-Doctor|

Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever Dengue fever is a viral disease spread only by certain mosquitoes – mostly Aedes aegypti or "dengue mosquitoes", which are common in tropical areas around the world. [...]

2020-06-18T11:41:21+00:00June 18th, 2020|Dial-A-Doctor|

Crohns and Colitis

About Crohn’s & Colitis Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis are life long gastrointestinal disorders that commonly present themselves in children, adolescents and adulthood.  Collectively known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), [...]

2020-06-04T06:06:49+00:00June 4th, 2020|Dial-A-Doctor|

Thyroid Awareness

May is Thyroid Awareness Month What is the Thyroid Gland? The Thyroid gland is a soft, small bow-shaped gland located in the front of the neck. Thyroid hormones influence [...]

2020-05-25T09:07:25+00:00May 25th, 2020|Dial-A-Doctor|