Pets have health benefits

Pets have health benefits

This month our resident vet and human doctor, Dr Tamara, shares with you some of the health benefits of owning a pet. Did you know that pets play an important role in improving our health? Here in Australia we have one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the...

National Women’s Health Week

Have you met our amazing female doctors? This week is National Women's Health Week. Our doctors all have a special interest in women's health in particular, cervical screening, pregnancy and post birth, lactation, contraception and Menopause. To make an appointment...

World Breast Feeding Week

World Breast Feeding Week

It is World Breastfeeding Week and a great time to get some of the facts on breastfeeding and remember the amazing “superpowers” of breast milk.  Breastfeeding IS an art form.  Mothers learn from other mothers and pass down these skills to their children. ...

Some Not So Scientific Science for Diabetes by Dr Mark Bennett

Some Not So Scientific Science for Diabetes by Dr Mark Bennett

There are two common forms of diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes usually occurs in young children unexpectedly when a destruction of the pancreas happens. This is almost always due to the person’s immune system attacking the pancreas cells that make insulin – the islet cells....

We need a new team member! Is it you?

We need a new team member! Is it you?

At Middle Ridge Family Practice we pride ourselves on having a happy team environment so we can provide the best care to our patients. We believe that work life balance and having fun at work is an essential part of having a successful practice. We all work very hard...