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Positive Ageing, what the role

As we age, the focus may shift from working and raising a family to planning for retirement and long-term financial security. However, preparing for your health, aged care, and connection to the community is just as important. This is known as positive ageing, which can help you stay healthy and independent for longer.  Ageing Well […]

What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a condition that results in weakened bones, making them fragile and more likely to break (fracture). It is often called a “silent disease” because it can progress over years without symptoms until a fracture occurs. Here is detailed information about osteoporosis for patients: Understanding Osteoporosis Bone Density Loss: Osteoporosis occurs when the creation […]

What is Skin Cancer?

Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world due to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which is the primary cause of skin cancer. Melanoma is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia.  UV damage also causes sunburn, tanning, premature ageing and eye damage. What is skin cancer? Skin cancer […]

Understanding Iron Deficiency: Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatments

Iron Deficiency   Iron deficiency is a common nutritional disorder characterised by a lack of a sufficient amount of iron in the body to meet its physiological needs. Iron is an essential mineral crucial in various physiological processes, including forming haemoglobin (a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest […]

Men’s Mental Health Awareness

Men’s mental health is an important and often overlooked aspect of overall well-being. Like anyone else, men can experience a wide range of mental health issues, including: anxiety depression stress, and more. However, societal and cultural factors can sometimes make it challenging for men to seek help, express their emotions, or even recognize that they […]

Breast cancer screening (Mammogram)

What is a breast screen? A breast screen is a picture of the breast (also called a mammogram). Breast screens can find cancers that are too small to see or feel. The earlier breast cancer is found, the better the chance of a positive outcome. As a part of the national screening program for breast […]

Women’s health and prevention

What the Cervical Screening Test is? The Cervical Screening Test is a simple process to look for signs of the human papillomavirus (HPV) – a common infection that causes most cervical cancers. Most cases of HPV clear up on their own, however, it can contribute to developing cervical cancer. Doing the Cervical Screening Test every […]

What is Endometriosis?

What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the womb’s inner lining (endometrium) is found elsewhere, usually in the pelvis around the womb ovaries and fallopian tubes. It is a prevalent condition, affecting around 1 in 10 women. You are more likely to develop endometriosis if your mother or sister has had it. Endometriosis usually affects women […]

Learn about us! who we are?

Family Health Clinic Malvern has just celebrated its second anniversary. We are a multidisciplinary medical centre, providing tailored patient care through various services, including child healthcare, family medicine, chronic disease management, skin checks, immunisation, mental health services, pathology services and more. Located in the heart of Malvern, you will find easy access to trams, trains, rear car parking and on-street […]

Christmas Hours

  • 22nd Dec – 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

  • 23rd Dec – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm 

  • 24th – 26th Dec – CLOSED 

  • 27th – 29th Dec – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • 30th Dec – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

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