Using an After-Hours Service: A Guide

If you or a loved one have fallen ill while at home during the evening or weekend, you may find it difficult to access your local GP surgery. Thankfully, most primary care providers now offer an after hours service. The after-hours doctor service is designed to provide guidance and treatment to patients during times when the GP practice is closed and cannot offer appointments. Read on to find out more about what will happen when you telephone the after hours service.

A Guide to Detecting and Screening for Ovarian Cancer

Everybody knows somebody who has experienced cancer, and for this reason, it's important to have regular health checks and cancer screenings. One of the cancers affecting women is ovarian cancer. This is now the eighth most common cancer to affect women in Australia, and with no known ways of preventing this disease, it's really important to have regular screenings. Here's everything you need to know about symptoms of ovarian cancer, and how to get checked for it at your local clinic.

How to Maintain a Healthy Relationship

Falling in love is easy. However, it is difficult to stay in love. Relationships are not a smooth ride. Couples often go through hard times that put their love to the test. In this extract, you will learn how to maintain a healthy relationship. Do not be selfish.  Before making a decision, ask yourself: how would it make your partner feel? Making your needs known in the relationship is essential. Likewise, it is vital to seek your partner's opinion before making a decision that would impact both parties.

How To Choose An Obstetrician

Choosing an obstetrician can be a difficult process if you have never experienced obstetric care before and simply want the best for yourself and your unborn baby. However, by following the steps below, you can choose someone who suits all your needs. Make A Long List Of Potential Choices As a first step, you should create a long list of all the potential obstetricians that you are interested in. Better Health explains that the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is the best starting place to look.

What to Look for When Hiring Homecare for a Loved One With Dementia

Dementia and Alzheimer's disease affect about 160,000 people throughout Australia, and if one of your loved ones is affected by these debilitating issues, you probably want to get them as much help as possible. In some cases, you may be able to help your loved one preserve some of their independence by arranging home care. When choosing home care for someone with this particular disability, you should keep the following points in mind.