HEALTH

While the whole community needs quality community health care, there are a number of sensitive health issues that are extremely important to the LGBTI community – this is something that Thornlands Pharmacy in Brisbane’s Bayside region has known for a long time. Gay owned and operated for over ten years, the pharmacy has built up …

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While the whole community needs quality community health care, there are a number of sensitive health issues that are extremely important to the LGBTI community – this is something that Thornlands Pharmacy in Brisbane’s Bayside region has known for a long time. Gay owned and operated for over ten years, the pharmacy has built up …

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By Dr Fiona Bisshop Last month I had the privilege to attend the Eighth International AIDS Society Conference in Vancouver. It was an exciting meeting, with new data being presented in a number of areas including early HIV treatment, Hep C co-infection and PrEP. On the opening day leading figures endorsed a call for immediate …

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Biala Sexual Health Clinic will be a beneficiary of the Palaszczuk Government’s first Budget which will invest a record $14.2 billion in health. Of that, $13.2 million will be allocated over four years to reinvigorate the ‘Biala’ clinic in Roma Street. Another $5.3 million allocated to the sexual health strategy will be rolled out in …

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Are you always thinking of others and ignoring your own needs? Do you give a lot to others and feel resentful that you don’t get much back? Well if you answered yes, you may have what’s called a ‘subjugation life-trap’. This may sound like an insect eating plant, but it is something which affects a …

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It’s that time of year – everyone seems to be sneezing, sniffing or coughing. It’s all terribly unpleasant, and can last for weeks sometimes. Then when you think it’s all over you seem to get the whole thing back again. At some point many people end up at the doctor’s office hoping for a miracle …

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From 1 July 2015, people living with HIV will be able to access their HIV medications from community pharmacists (chemists), providing greater flexibility and convenience. People living with HIV can also choose to remain with their existing hospital pharmacy. People living with HIV can approach any community pharmacy with a request to fill a prescription …

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Over thirty years of legal practice has taught me to be careful of politicians who rush ill-considered laws through Parliament. Some years ago Professor Alan Berman and I pressed Labor Attorneys-General Cameron Dick and Paul Lucas to abolish the gay panic defence. Father Paul Kelly (pictured), in whose Maryborough churchyard Wayne Rucks was bashed and …

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