Introducing Mandy Hale, Reiki Master

Mel and Carol welcome Mandy Hale of Inhale Exhale Reiki to the team at Phillip Island Health adding to the Holistic approach of your healthcare needs. Mandy will join us from February and will be available on Wednesdays. Mandy is a Reiki Master/teacher attuned to the traditional Usui Reiki methods and teachings. Using hands on healing alongContinue reading “Introducing Mandy Hale, Reiki Master”

We have moved

Wishing everyone a happy New Year and all the best for 2021. Phillip Island Health has moved location and from January 4th we will be consulting at 28 Leeson street in Cowes. The new clinic has two rooms and will mean we can increase our services. Parking is available out the front and we askContinue reading “We have moved”

Stressed out?

Do you often feel overwhelmed with the busyness of your life? Are you suffering the effects of chronic stress – fatigue, brain fog, anxiety symptoms? Do you want to change your life for the better? I have recently developed an online course to help people deal with stress. This course will show you how toContinue reading “Stressed out?”

Phillip Island Health News

Here at Phillip island Health we are very busy. So busy that Dr Carol is no longer taking new patients. Mel is working Monday, Wednesday and Friday and still has some spots for new patients which can be booked online. Dr Carol is working Tuesday and Thursday and her current patients can continue to bookContinue reading “Phillip Island Health News”

Snake bite first aid

As things are getting warmer our Island Facebook pages are flooded with photos of snakes seen on our local trails and walks, so I thought this was a good time to discuss snake bites and what to do if you or a friend is bitten. Firstly nearly all snakes are shy, they do not wantContinue reading “Snake bite first aid”

Stress and the Autonomic nervous system

This week’s blog is about stress and the autonomic nervous system and is based upon part of the book I am currently writing – How to Heal. We are all hardwired with a two-part autonomic nervous system. Autonomic means that part of the nervous system that is not consciously directed and that is responsible for bodilyContinue reading “Stress and the Autonomic nervous system”

Advanced Care Directives

This topic seems to be a taboo subject for everyone and I have no idea why. I’ll explain my viewpoint.I believe that no-one wants to be the person to make final decisions on the medical treatment of the ones we love. Having worked with a number of families in this situation, I have come toContinue reading “Advanced Care Directives”

Stage 3 lockdown

This week sees a tightening of restrictions in regional Victoria and therefore some changes to the way we are delivering health care at Phillip Island Health. We will still be open to see patients face to face if needed but prefer to see patients via telehealth whenever possible. We can once again see new patientsContinue reading “Stage 3 lockdown”

Mental health is important

This week I thought I’d write about mental health as many people have been negatively impacted by the pandemic. Many of us are feeling flat and lacking motivation and some people who already have depression or anxiety are experiencing worsening of their symptoms. This is not surprising as we are all under increased stress withContinue reading “Mental health is important”