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healthetc pharmacy Redland Bay opens for businessThe 24 August 2009 marked the opening of healthetc’s third pharmacy in three months, and the first in Queensland. The opening was a milestone for the healthetc business as it was the first Greenfield site and the closest store to the generic design. The design incorporates a dedicated consulting room for the nurse practitioner and ‘wing walls’ to incorporate the store within the original concept.
Key categories like foot care, disease state management, skin care, home health, baby and vitamins have all been extended to provide the community with a wider range, and compliment the carezone in store.
Stephen Vella, General Manager of Brand and Operations, said, “The pure white walls give it the cleanliness that was really integral to healthetc concept. It makes the site feel professional and medical while the orange adds a touch of relaxed, modern friendliness to the vibe.”
Revive Clinic now in healthetc pharmacy – get well sooner, stay well longer. healthetc pharmacy is set to revolutionise community pharmacy by employing the services of the Revive Clinic.
In store, you will find an area called a carezone, which is operated and staffed by Revive Clinic’s qualified nurse practitioners who are trained to diagnose and prescribe for all kinds of minor everyday ailments and general wellbeing.
Quick, simple and convenient healthcare – just the sort of thing you would see your GP for only without the inconvenience and frustration of having to make and wait for an appointment.
healthetc pharmacy and the Revive Clinic offer two types of services – Get Well for those minor everyday illnesses, and Stay Well for general health and wellbeing.
For more information, visit your local healthetc pharmacy.
- healthetc pharmacy Kwinana now open
The new healthetc pharmacy, located in the Kwinana Hub Shopping Centre, has all of your everyday items you have come to expect in a pharmacy, but in addition, they offer health and wellbeing services delivered by a registered nurse practitioner, which are a first in the Australian pharmacy industry.
The locals of Kwinana can expect the new healthetc pharmacy to offer superior health advice, and provide a spacious store that is well stocked and service orientated.
This long established family run business also offers NDSS, free blood pressure testing, medication reviews, Webster packing, hire of first aid equipment, and repeat prescription filing service.
healthetc pharmacy Kwinana Hub is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm, with late night shopping until 9pm on Thursday, and Saturday 8am to 5pm.
So check out healthetc pharmacy Kwinana Hub today and see why we’re the prescription to live life feeling good.
- Swine Flu Update
Symptoms of Swine Flu closely resemble human seasonal influenza, with symptoms including cough, sore throat and fever, as well as body aches and pains. It may also be accompanied by other symptoms, such as headache, tiredness, runny or stuff y nose, diarrhoea and vomiting. These symptoms can range from mild to severe. To this point, most known cases in Australia have been mild. Overseas, a small percentage (approximately two per cent) have developed severe illness.
If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, the severity of those symptoms will determine which course of action you should take.
If your symptoms are MILD:
- - Stay at home until well.
- - Avoid contact with people where possible.
- - Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly with soap and water or an alcohol-based rub.
- - Use symptomatic relief, such as cold and fl u medications, analgesics and drink plenty of water.
If your symptoms are MODERATE to SEVERE:
- - Seek medical advice.
- - Visit the Government’s website at www.healthemergency.gov.au or call the National H1N1 Influenza 09 Hotline on 180 2007 for further information and advice if required.
Infection control measures for H1N1 Influenza 09 are the same as those for seasonal influenza. Simple actions can help to prevent, limit and manage this virus, including:
- - Exercise coughing and sneezing etiquette (cough and sneeze into disposable tissues or into the crook of your elbow, rather than into your hands).
- - Dispose of used tissues immediately and properly.
- - Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly.
- - Maintain appropriate personal space (greater than one metre).
- - Wipe down surfaces regularly with antimicrobial cleaning products.
- - Maintain a healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise, a nutritious diet, good sleep habits and minimising stress.
Most importantly, If you are sick, stay home and do not return to work until well.