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...

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...

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

Why measure up?

In 2007-08, 61% of Australian adults were overweight or obese1, and, irrespective of your height or build, if your waistline is getting bigger it could mean you are at increased risk of developing a chronic disease such as some cancers, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. Danger of intra-abdominal fat: Having excess fat that coats your organs is a health risk. This fat is called visceral or intra-abdominal fat. Subcutaneous fat, is the fat right under

Check Your Health

This just gives you basic information.  It would do no harm to talk to your doctor at the Super Clinic.  Why not call 1300 364 375 to make an appointment with your doctor for a referral; OR click here to make an appointment NOW. Tips on Male Healthy Weight Interesting Facts about Men and their waist size: Significantly more men than women have a weight problem. Men lose weight faster than women. The really good news is that by losing a small amou