Black Salve

Black Salve

Author: Dr David Shaw, a skin and cosmetic GP at Kingscliff Health medical and allied health centre in Kingscliff, NSW. Black Salve (BS), aka Cancema is a blanket term for any topical paste typically consisting of zinc chloride (largest ingredient), bloodroot and sometimes other botanicals.  The recipe is not standardised so it’s difficult to compare products and you can’t really be sure what […]

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The core, the floor and more….

Author: Jodie Robertson, women’s health physiotherapist at Kingscliff Health medical and allied health centre in Kingscliff, NSW.  There are many reasons for our pelvic floor becoming weaker and contributing to problems with control of our bladder and/or bowel. These include pregnancy, age, poor bladder habits, poor exercise habits or lack of general exercise, being overweight, […]

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children's health immunisations

Is Your Child Immunised Against Meningococcal B?

Author: Dr Scott Pearson, a GP Registrar at Kingscliff Health medical and allied health centre in Kingscliff, NSW.  My name is Dr Scott Pearson. I have a strong background in paediatrics, having trained as a paediatrics registrar. I really enjoy bringing my hospital based knowledge and experience into the general practice setting. A common conversation I have […]

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