Should kids get the flu vaccine?

get-your-flu-shot.shutterstock_41863411It’s that time of the year again, winter is just around the corner and you can hear the sniffles starting.

We thought it would be a good idea to do a question and answer blog post around the flu vaccine.

Q. What is the difference between a cold and influenza? Continue reading “Should kids get the flu vaccine?”

The Blue Book

my-first-healh-record-cover-220x300Chances are that if you have given birth in a NSW hospital you would have been a given a “Blue Book” by one of the wonderful midwives involved in your delivery.

When you bring in your child for their regular immunisations, as doctors we will often ask to have a look at this blue book. This blue book or “blue bible” as I like to call it includes details about your little one, from their birth weight to their immunisation record. It is a quick snapshot of where you child has been and where they are going.

It is so important Continue reading “The Blue Book”