Wishing Well Blog                             

Our doctors are shaking up the health and wellness space. Their aim is to share news and views to help you make healthier lifestyle choices.

March 11, 2016

Each year flu contributes to an average of 13,500 hospitalisations and more than 3000 deaths among Australians aged over 50 years.

Already, a 2016 flu outbreak at a Queensland nursing home is believed to be behind the deaths of three elderly residents and 60 residents a...

March 13, 2015


Flu viruses are constantly mutating. That makes it difficult to predict which strain to vaccinate against each year.

"That is partly the reason why the flu vaccine is late," said Dr Lee.

In addition, the World Health Organization and the Australian Influenza Vaccine Co...

June 10, 2014

Cold or flu. Can you tell the difference?

Colds can make us feel pretty awful but being struck down with flu can be more serious, particularly for those made vulnerable due to age or illness. Can you tell the difference between cold or flu symptoms?

Find out how. Cl...

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