Latest Prahran, VIC - Medical Clinic News

Shared Maternity Care



Are you in need of Shared Maternity Care? Dr Nisha Iyer is now accredited to provide shared maternity care for public patients with the Royal Women's Hospital and Sandringham Hospital.

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Wellness Appointments

It's time to prioritise your health and wellness.A Wellness Appointment gives you and your GP space to have an open-minded... read more

Meet Dr Alyssa Kelly

“I am joining Next Practice because I believe in building a healthcare community that puts the patient and their community... read more

Banana & Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Healthy Breakfast Idea recommended by Dietitian Loren read more

Are quick oats not as nutritious as rolled oats?

Quick oats (also known as instant oats or microwavable oats) are just as nutritious at traditional oats and are super... read more

Meet Dr Gihan de Mel

Dr Gihan joins our team of specialist General Practitioners. read more

Let’s talk about your contraception

Do you need contraception? Do you use contraception? What influences your choices when thinking about your options? There’s lots to... read more

A conversation could change a life

Trust the Signs, Trust your Gut and Ask R U OK?#RUOK? Day 2020. read more

Dementia

Know the signs and bring awareness read more

Your Care Plan Appointment

This article will explain what your care plan appointment will involve. read more

Free Face Masks

Free reusable Face Masks for 'vulnerable patients' read more

Mental Health and your GP

So what does a mental health discussion look like with one of our GPs? read more

Don’t forget your seasonal flu shot!

Now available at Next Practice Prahran read more

Tele-Health Phone Consults

We now offer telehealth (telephone) consults over the phone. read more

Knocked your head?

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is an injury to the brain which results in interference with normal brain function. It... read more

Meet Dr Nisha Iyer

Dr Nisha Iyer has joined our experienced team of Specialist General Practitioners. She studied medicine at Monash University Melbourne and... read more

World Blood Donor Day - 14th June

Did you know that as little as one blood donation in your lifetime can save up to three lives? During... read more

Accepting Uncertainty

Practice owner and Occupational Therapist - Jonathon Somers takes a few minutes to discuss uncertainty and how this can produce... read more

Women's Health - "stop putting up with painful symptoms"

Dr Nisha discusses Women's health. "It's time to stop putting up with symptoms, assuming that these are normal, or that... read more

Menopause Symptom Chart

Menopause is a natural process with treatments that focus on symptomatic relief. Below is a self administered questionnaire. A score... read more

What to do if I wake up with covid-19 symptoms?

You only need to have one of the below symptoms to qualify for testing. read more

Plant based eating

There has been lots of discussion on the plant-based diet over the last few months due to the recent release... read more

Medicinal Cannabis – a natural alternative in chronic pain

For sufferers of chronic pain, the struggle to complete simple daily tasks is often overwhelming. read more

Care Plans - what they are and are not

Have you heard a lot about "Care Plans" or "Chronic Disease Management Plans" or "Team Care Arrangements"? This article will... read more

Post Workout Protein

Post workout protein DOES NOT have to be in the form of a supplement. read more

Heel Pain - How can we help?

How our doctors in Prahran can help you with your heel pain. read more

Novel Coronavirus - what you need to know

Health authorities have identified cases of novel coronavirus in Australia in January 2020. read more

It’s time for Ovary-Action

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is held annually in February to raise awareness of Ovarian cancer and to acknowledge and support... read more

After Hours Care

Next Practice Prahran has joined with Doctor Doctor to provide our patients after hours care. read more

"Quarantree" around Prahran

Find the lightness and humour in each day. read more

The Pill is not your only option...

Let's talk contraception.... Most women are comfortable and familiar with using The Pill, though this is not always the most... read more

Healthy Brownies

Do you find yourself eating more snacks during isolation? Are you stuck for some sweet snack ideas that will keep... read more

Tips for staying calm, healthy, brave and together during covid-19

In terms of your physical health, the most important thing you can do is maintain basic hygiene, particularly frequently washing... read more

How are you feeling during covid-19?

It's important to look after your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We recognise that many of you may... read more

Preventative Care Health Check

Everyone has individual health goals, unique to them. Therefore, being ‘healthy’ can mean different things to different people. As life... read more

Meet Dr Liam Egan

Dr Liam Egan graduated from the University of London (Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’s) in the UK in 2001. After... read more

Preventative health measures 19-39

Between the ages of 19 to 39 is a great time to focus on prevention of major health issues that... read more

Meet Dr George Somers

George brings with him a wealth of knowledge, compassion and dedication to the Next Practice team. read more

Next Practice Prahran - A Yellow Fever Accredited Practice

Yellow fever vaccinations must be provided by an approved yellow fever vaccination clinic. read more

Its OK not to be Okay

It’s estimated that around 1 in 5 Australians are currently battling with some form of mental health issue. read more

Did you know?

Did you know that before being a medical practice, this iconic building was a famous live music venue? read more

Common conditions we work with

Together as a team, our doctors at Next Practice Prahran can provide a multitude of services and treat a number... read more

Next Aid Vaccination Donations

For every consultation at Next Practice clinics, a vaccination is donated to someone in need. Find out how many donations... read more

Pathology

We are fortunate to have ‘Australian Clinical Labs’ collection centre adjacent to the clinic. They are our preferred pathology that... read more

Granny’s Remedies for a Cold: The Science

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The importance of having regular skin checks

Australia has one of the highest incidences of skin cancer in the world. Approximately two in three Australians will be... read more

Paw-on-the-Door

Friendly canines now welcome in Next Practice Prahran. read more

THE PRICE OF THE DEVICE

This week “from the doctor’s chair” Dr Vicki Nahamkes looks at the serious effects that phone addiction can have on... read more

Recovering From Trauma

Next from our clinic blog series “from the doctor’s chair”, we chat with resident GP Dr Vicki Nahamkes about the... read more

Spot Meditations

The benefits of mindfulness meditation include calming the mind, relaxing the body, improving sleep and focus, and learning to respond... read more

Meet Loren Chambers

Meet Loren Chambers, our Dietitian! read more

Why see a Dietitian?

Dietitians are professionals with the qualifications and skills to provide expert nutrition and dietary advice. They translate the latest scientific... read more