Heart Week 28th April – 4th May

Heart Week is celebrated to help start a conversation about heart health and the steps needed to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Heart week will focus on the importance of having a heart health check. 

2019 Heart Week the focus is on:

  • Heart health checks and what they involve
  • Which patients should have a heart health check and why
  • What steps patients can take to manage their risk of heart disease and stroke.

Symptoms of heart attack in women include:

  • unusual fatigue lasting for several days or sudden severe fatigue
  • sleep disturbances
  • anxiety
  • light-headedness
  • shortness of breath
  • indigestion or gas-like pain
  • upper back, shoulder, or throat pain
  • jaw pain or pain that spreads up to your jaw
  • pressure or pain in the centre of your chest, which may spread to your arm

Symptoms of a heart attack in men include:

  • standard chest pain/pressure that feels like “an elephant” is sitting on your chest, with a squeezing sensation that may come and go or remain constant and intense
  • upper body pain or discomfort, including arms, left shoulder, back, neck, jaw, or stomach
  • rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • stomach discomfort that feels like indigestion
  • shortness of breath, which may leave you feeling like you can’t get enough air, even when you’re resting
  • dizziness or feeling like you’re going to pass out
  • breaking out in a cold sweat
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Flu Vaccination Program

In line with the Governments winter program objective of maximising flu vaccination this winter, the Tasmanian Government will provide flu vaccinations free for 31 days.

The program will run from Monday 6 June until Wednesday 6 July.

Please call us on 62951460 or book online.