5th AVE NEWS – July 2017

Did you know we offer a Weight Management Clinic for patients whose weight is affecting their health or lifestyle? Find out more in the latest issue of our newsletter.

Also in this edition, we take a look at the role of antibiotics, men’s health in the senior years, and immunisation.

We also introduce you to our two new GPs, Dr Anita Page and Dr Cayley Ingham.

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5th AVE NEWS – June 2017

Wouldn’t it be great to see your medical results, order your prescriptions and interact with your GP from the comfort of your home? Well, now you can, thanks to the portal Manage My Health. Find out more in our latest newsletter.

We also continue our series on men’s health, looking at why it’s time to get serious in your 40s and 50s. Take note of our tips to stay healthy this winter, and find out more about our no-scalpel vasectomies.

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5th AVE NEWS – APRIL 2017

GP John Gemming has been caring for patients at Fifth Avenue Family Practice since 1978. This continuity of care means that some of our patients have had just two GPs in the last 66 years! In our newsletter this month, read John’s story about how GP services have changed for the better over the years.

We also look at our travel health advice services, offer advice on tackling childhood obesity , and look at men’s health in the 30s and 40s.

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5th AVE NEWS – MARCH 2017

Nobody likes being laid up in bed feeling miserable, but the reality is that one in four New Zealanders are infected with influenza each year. In our newsletter this month, we bust the myths about the flu vaccination, and outline its benefits.

Dr Diana Ford tells us about her women’s health clinic, we explain the cardiovascular risk assessment system (CVRA), and profile Dr Kiran Singh and Dr Kerry Thomas, who are both taking on new patients.

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5th AVE NEWS – FEBRUARY 2017

Long, hot summer days are part of the appeal of living in the Bay of Plenty. But with the heat comes the need to protect our skin from the devastating effects of sun damage. In our newsletter this month, we highlight the work Dr Todd Hulbert is doing at our new clinic, Fifth Avenue on Tenth, to detect skin cancer early.

We remind you to check that your family’s immunisations are all up to date, introduce our new team of friendly receptionists and explain some of the benefits of enrolling in a practice that is committed to training the next generation of primary health care providers.

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5th AVE NEWS – JANUARY 2017

A big welcome to 2017 and what better way to start the year than with the launch of our first-ever newsletter, 5th Ave News.

In our first edition, we detail our exciting expansion, with the opening of a second clinic at 10th Avenue, and why Doctors Luke Bradford and Diana Ford are teaming up to provide greater holistic health care.

We also have handy medical news and tips on a free HPV vaccination, how best to beat hay fever during the summer months and how we can help you stamp out smoking in 2017.

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