Pulmonary Function Test and Respiratory Research Programs

Would like to invite you to have a pulmonary function test and consider one of our respiratory research programs Please call us if you: Are a current or ex-smoker ou have a diagnosis of Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis or COPD Have had a Respiratory Infection in the last year Use puffers (preventers) every day INTERESTED TO KNOW MORE? Call the Coffs GP Super Clinic Research Department on: 02 6691 3573...

Stopping Smoking

Dr Kahled Dik is very happy to discuss how best to help you Quit Smoking. He will monitor your progress throughout.  His support to you will be invaluable. Contact Quitline on 137848 a government helpline and website developed to help stop smoking.  The website has advice about how to quit, why quit and what to do when having trouble.  Calling the helpline is confidential and gives advice and counselling. Do you need help to stop smoking? Visit ...

NSW Latest Campaign for Summer, ‘Beat the Heat’

As we approach summer it is important to be weary of how the heat can affect our health.  This latest campaign by NSW Health gives advice on how to be prepared and stay safe for times of extreme heat.  It highlights who is most at risk from heat related illness. Remember the 4 key messages to keep you & others healthy in the heat: For more information on how to Beat The Heat including babies and children in hot weather, visit the NSW Government H...

Family and Parent Health in NSW

This is a website supported by the NSW government aimed to help and support families raising children in NSW.  It has lots of resources for parenting from caring for newborns, father support to dealing with homework. Listed also are services or programs available in local areas. Visit the Families NSW website. Too sick for school? This is a chart with general information about child health illnesses, it does not replace a consult with a Doctor.  All i

NSW Immunisation

Here are a couple of website which you may find very useful.  They contain information on immunisations. It includes reliable information on myths and realities surrounding immunisation. NSW Immunisation Schedule for school children – Program 2014 (PDF) Click this link for more information: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/immunisation/Pages/schoolvaccination.aspx Click on this link to download the ‘Save the Date to Vaccinate’ app http://www.imm

Free Medical Consultation

Are you suffering from Chronic Pain due to Medical Legal Injuries? Have you had a Motor Vehicle Accident? Have you had an accident at work? Have you had an accident due to the fault/negligence of someone else? If so, in 2 easy steps you can find out your options Step 1:  Ask your GP for a referral Step 2:  Ask the Receptionist to set up an appointment to see Dr Prasad on Friday 17th October 2014 There is NO cost to you What have you got to lo

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chronic Disease? Chronic diseases are conditions that tend to be long-lasting and persistent in their symptoms or development such as some cancers, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. Chronic diseases are major diseases which may require ongoing medication but most chronic diseases are preventable for most people through healthy lifestyle choices. Evidence shows that improving diet and being more physically active can help prevent or delay the

Healthy Eating

What should I be eating? Here you will find plenty of information to help you eat well for good health including some helpful tips on increasing the amount of healthy food you eat daily. Find out more about what you should be eating on the eatforhealth.gov.au website. Health Risks Your lifestyle can have a major impact on your health and wellbeing. Unhealthy eating and not enough physical activity can easily lead to an increased risk of developing a