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ON AIR – Professor Stuckey

By Stuckey • October 4th, 2020

Professor Stuckey will be doing her regular talkback session on Curtin FM 100.1 with Jenny Seaton at 2:20pm Monday 5th October. The hot topic this month is breast cancer, menopause hormone therapy, and life stressors. To listen online CLICK HERE at 2pm Monday 5th October.

Directions to Keogh

By Stuckey • August 6th, 2020
Directions to Keogh

At the Keogh Institute, we have been watching carefully the medical advice on COVID control in Western Australia. In view of WA’s excellent border control, we have opened the clinic to face-to-face consultations in C Block.  However, if for reasons of health, you need to have a phone or video consult please contact our clinic nurses, Peta or Natalie on 6457 4403 to arrange this. Option 1 : Direct with Stairs Option 1. If you can climb stairs, the quickest and easiest way to access the clinic is to cross at the pedestrian lights on Hospital Avenue in the front […]

A message from the Medical Director

By Stuckey • March 27th, 2020

At The Keogh Institute our prime concern is your health in this climate of the Covid 19 pandemic. Therefore, our specialist endocrinologists will cease face-to-face consultations for the time being and will consult with you by phone, FaceTime or Skype. We will try to phone you at the allotted time for your consult. If we are running behind please be patient. We will ring you. They will have access to your results as normal and any request forms or prescriptions will be posted out to you. Our Clinic Nurse in Charge, Peta Redfern, will field your clinical enquiries as usual […]

Pap tests are changing in Australia – what does this mean for you?

By Stuckey • February 15th, 2017

Before we get started, here are a few handy facts: The Pap test (also called the Pap smear test) is a simple test that checks for changes to the cells of the cervix that may lead to cervical cancer The cervix is a part of the female reproductive system that connects the top of the vagina with the base of the uterus (womb) Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by a virus called HPV, which is short for human papillomavirus and also known as the ‘wart virus’.   So, what’s changing with the current Pap test? On May […]

Merry Christmas from the Keogh

By Stuckey • December 22nd, 2016
Merry Christmas from the Keogh

Dr Palmer retirement

By Stuckey • December 7th, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce Dr Neil Palmer has left us at the Keogh Institute for a very well earned retirement. Dr Palmer has been working with us at the Keogh Institute for twenty two years, becoming an essential part of the men’s health clinics. His commitment to men’s sexual health was shown through his involvement in clinical trials for these conditions, including the trials for the development of Cialis; his publications and his work on treatment advisory boards. Although we will miss Dr Palmer, we hope that he will enjoy a happy and relaxing retirement with […]

Taking menopause to heart

By Stuckey • November 2nd, 2016

When you’re going through menopause, it’s not just your hormones that are changing – your heart health can change as well. You may be surprised to know that heart disease is the number-one cause of death for women over 50 years of age. In fact, women are four times more likely to die from heart disease than breast cancer. The good news is, most forms of heart disease are preventable and menopause is a great time to get proactive about your health. Making heart-healthy changes at midlife can set you up for better health in later life. Best of all, […]

Find it difficult to discuss sexual issues? You’re not alone

By Stuckey • October 19th, 2016

A large women’s health survey has identified that although hormonal, fertility and sexual health are major health concerns for women, many women are unable to obtain the information they need. Health professionals, surveyed for the Jean Hailes’ women’s health survey, identified that sexual health problems in particular were one of the top three areas that female patients found it difficult to discuss and that many women needed more information on these topics, particularly in the areas of vulval irritation and painful sex. We understand that it can be very difficult for women to discuss these issues with their local GP, […]