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    • DECEMBER 12, 2016
    QSMC Moruya and Tuross are AGPAL accredited –   what does this mean?

    QSMC Moruya and Tuross are AGPAL accredited – what does this mean?

    General Practice Accreditation means achievement of the nationally recognised Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Standards for general practices, that focus on health care quality and patient safety.

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    • OCTOBER 28, 2016
    The best possible service – it’s our mission

    The best possible service – it’s our mission

    Over 300 patients responded to our survey during August. CFEP report 97% of all QSMC patient ratings were good, very good or excellent with the majority of our scores exceeding national benchmarks. Our thanks to all who participated.

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    • OCTOBER 28, 2016
    Man up – and break the man rules

    Man up – and break the man rules

    Harden up. Suck it up. Man up. We’ve been telling our men this for years, but is it healthy? Suicide is now the leading cause of death for Australian men aged 15-44. And alarming new research suggests that some men choose to take their own life, rather than appear weak by asking for help.

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    • SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
    Four good nutrition sites found this afternoon

    Four good nutrition sites found this afternoon

    Nutrition is hard work. It is hard to understand. The advice changes constantly and most people, websites and organisations are pushing a barrow or agenda. For doctors, nutrition is the key to a ranges of illnesses and we recognise the solution to much of what we see in the consulting room lies in healthy eating. For food manufacturers, sugar and fat are the solutions to their balance sheet as sweet and fatty foods are seductive and addictive. The odds are stacked against the unwell as supermarket shelves are organised to catch the eye and whole aisles are devoted to foods that one should only eat occasionally. We are all at cross purposes. Who do you listen to? Humans are creatures of habit and it is easy to cook meals that are popular at home and automatic to prepare. When the family turns up it’s nose at the healthy meal that you

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