Health Check

Category: YOUR HEALTH

Seeking adults with allergic rhinitis to trial commercially available nasal sprays

Would you like to know what is causing your hay fever symptoms? Would you like to trial a commercial nasal spray and contribute to clinical… Read More

Enhance your psychological wellbeing with our Mindfulness program

Enhance your psychological wellbeing and free your thoughts  Read More

Worrying statistics around unwanted medicines

More than 60 per cent of Australians currently have unwanted medicines in their home according to a new study conducted by Griffith School of Human Services and Social Work. Read More

Griffith University dental clinics achieve full QIP accreditation

We are proud to announce that our dental clinics on the Gold Coast and in Warwick have recently received full accreditation against the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS) in the category of Specialised Health Service from Quality Innovation Performance (QIP is a leading provider of accreditation and quality improvement services to general practices in Australia).   Read More

Helping children and adolescents with OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects approximately 3% of children and adolescents. Children with OCD may experience obsessions (uncontrollable, intrusive and scary thoughts) and/or compulsions(repetitive behaviours that they feel driven to do to in order to reduce anxiety or prevent something terrible from happening). Children with OCD are usually aware that these thoughts and behaviours are not “normal” and often find them very distressing. In childhood, OCD can affect the entire family, such that family members often have to assist with completing rituals, or modify family routines to alleviate the child’s distress. Read More

$49 physiotherapy treatment – hurry, limited time only!

For a limited time only (until August 30) we are offering $49 (initial consultation) sessions in our physiotherapy clinic. To take advantage off this special offer please call 1800 188 295 or email [email protected] Read More

Recognition for Prof Williams now a Fellow of the Dietitians Association of Australia

Congratulations to Professor Lauren Williams from the School of Allied Health Sciences, announced as a Fellow of the Dietitians Association of Australia (FDAA). Read More

2017 PVC Health Staff Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 PVC (Health) Staff Excellence Award winners recognised for their excellent contribution to the Health Group: Learning and Teaching… Read More

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder which is characterised by impairments in reciprocal social interactions and communication behaviours, in addition to a restricted range of interests and rigid or repetitive behaviours. Read More

Stand Up Speak Out (SUSO) program

Does your teen struggle with anxiety? The 10 week Stand Up Speak Out (SUSO) program helps teens aged 12-17 years who struggle with anxiety in social settings by providing personalised strategies to make them feel more comfortable and confident. Read More