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A skin check performed in the workplace by a qualified skin doctor

Skin Checks in the workplace

This summer, it is more important than ever to receive a skin check. Melanoma of the skin incidence rates have increased from 54 cases per 100,000 people in 2000 to an estimated 69 cases per 100,000 people in 2022. Australian

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A woman who is sick with the flu, holds a tissue to her face whilst seated with her colleagues at a boardroom table.

Importance of Workplace Vaccinations for 2024

With Influenza transmission persisting and prolonging in the community more so in 2023 than in previous years, it is even more important to prepare and prevent infection in high-risk workplaces such as childcare centres, hospitals, residential care facilities and all

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2 in 3 Australians will face a skin cancer diagnosis during their lifetime, which makes it important to undertake regular skin checks for early intervention.

The Importance of a Skin Check

It is estimated that more than 18,200 people were diagnosed with melanoma in 2023. The average age at diagnosis is 65 years old. Melanoma is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia, and it is estimated that one in

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Employees and Business both benefit from regular health checks.

The Benefits of a Regular Health Check

Regular health checks for employees offer numerous benefits, impacting both the individual and the organisation positively. This article will explore these advantages, covering various aspects such as early detection of illnesses, productivity improvements, and mental health support. One of the

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A woman, suffering from the effects of the flu, holds a tissue to her nose.

Australia Grapples with Severe Flu Season

As the Southern Hemisphere winter grips Australia, the nation has faced an alarming peak in influenza cases at the end of June, marking a significant delay of two weeks compared to the previous year. This surge has placed the 2023

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