Employee of The Month February: Megan Hooper

Please congratulate Megan Hooper from Strathpine for being awarded February employee of the month. Megan has received this award for her hard work and assistance with accreditation. Furthermore, Megan’s continuous dedication to the smooth running of surgery, her friendly and caring nature with patients, makes her a great team member.

Congratulations Megan and keep up the great work.

Employee of The Month September: Brooke Tasker

September’s employee of the month was awarded to Brooke Tasker from Medicross Helensvale. Brooke has received this award for “being a pleasure to work with and always smiling”. Furthermore, her willingness to take on extra responsibilities, make her a great team player. Congratulations Brooke, and keep up your great work!


Employee of The Month August: Karli Walker

August employee of the month was awarded to Karli Walker from Medicross Coomera. Karli has received this award for displaying great leadership qualities by taking on extra responsibilities without hesitation during her manager leave. Congratulations Karli, and thank you for your and the team’s efforts during August.


Employee of The Month July: Bec Robson

July’s employee of the month was awarded to Bec Robson from Medicross Jimboomba. Bec has received this award for displaying great leadership qualities in her role as a receptionist, as well for taking on extra responsibilities. Congratulations Bec, and keep up your great work.


How happy is your melon?

The modern mystery of ‘inner peace’ haunts our frenetic world more intensely than ever before. What is it? How do we get it? How much does it cost?
As we battle a constant barrage of emails, texts, phone calls, social media alerts – oh, … …read more

6 ways to keep your heart healthy

A healthy heart is essential for a long, vibrant and healthy life. It works hard to keep us functioning well, so we need to give it some love and care back. That means eating well, exercising and reducing the lifestyle factors that can increase our r… …read more

Banana trifle recipe

Serves: 4-8
370 ml skim milk
2 tablespoons cornstarch (cornflour)
Pinch salt
1 tablespoon sugar
2 ripe bananas, mashed
1 egg yolk
½ teaspoon natural vanilla essence
Trifle layers
1 banana, thinly … …read more

Dr. Zoe Fletcher (Commonwealth Games 2018)

Medicross would like to congratulate Dr. Zoe Fletcher from Medicross Helensvale. She is appointed as a treating doctor at the Oxenford precinct during the Commonwealth Games. This will involve seeing athletes, officials and members of the public for any type of medical care.

Medicross Medical Award Winners 2017

Congratulations to the 2017 Medicross Medical award winners.  From left to right, Melanie Weatherhead (All Round Excellence Award), Robyn Smyth (Rising Star Award), Rosana Davey (Rising Star Award), Alana Hofman (Rising Star Award), Elisha Harris (Outstanding Performance Award), Heather Sloan (Outstanding Performance Award) and Mario du Plessis (Practice Manager of the Year Award).

Eat Clean Recipe eBook especially for Medicross’ patients

You are what you eat… so when we want to feel fresh, vibrant and healthy, filling up on natural foods bursting with nutrients and nourishing antioxidants is an excellent idea.

Be inspired with these healthy new recipes with your very own Eat Clean Recipe eBook by Natascha Elisa, filled with incredibly nutritious and vibrant recipes.

5 fun and playful workout ideas (that still get results)

Childhood: a time of grazed knees, cheap milk, guilt-free ice cream, and showbags with quality toys. Exercise wasn’t something you did but something that just happened as you went about your day. So if your grownup exercise routine is feeling like a chore you’d rather avoid, it might be time to resurrect some of your favourite childhood activities.

7 Essential Winter Skin Care Tips

The winter chill can wreak havoc on your skin’s moisture levels. But there are things you can do to keep your skin looking and feeling its best throughout the colder months.

1. Keep carrying that water bottle
Your thirst response isn’t as active in winter, so despite the fact that you lose a significant amount of fluid when you breathe cold air,

Easy ways to recharge your morning routine

Being an early riser has been touted as the key to success and productivity for centuries. In the words of Aristotle, “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” Similarly, Benjamin Franklin said, “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”
But have we been overselling the influence of early mornings? 

Employee of the Month June – Wendy Liu

June’s employee of the month was awarded to Wendy Liu from Medicross North Maclean and Medicross Jimboomba. Wendy was awarded employee of the month for her professional attitude and for the pride she takes in her role as practice nurse. She is also very flexible and willing to help where ever is needed.

3 ways to travel through New Zealand

New Zealand is home to spectacular scenery and diverse wildlife, and attracts millions of tourists per year looking to experience its pristine nature.
Here are three of the best ways to experience it all.
1. By road
Self-driving tours of New Zealand are extremely popular. You can drive yourself in a rental …read more

The ultimate cheese tour of New Zealand

Hit the trail and see why New Zealand’s artisan cheese industry is blooming, as a new generation of cheesemakers returns to age-old ways to craft the tastiest cheeses.
Beyond the green pastures, New Zealand’s best little cheesemakers will put temptation in your way as you travel the highways and byways …read more

Living thoughtfully: Matt and Lentil

A practical guide to traditional skills in the modern world lies at the heart of Matt and Lentil’s beautiful first book, Grown and Gathered. An ode to thoughtful living, it captures the joy that comes from the simple things – growing summer tomatoes, trading flowers from the garden, preserving …read more

The playful community

No longer confined to childhood, play-based projects have taken to the streets on a global scale, changing the way communities connect.
In Melbourne’s Federation Square, two adult strangers laugh as they bounce on a giant illuminated see-saw. In Adelaide, a young family explores a local park in a ‘geocaching’ session, …read more

The community garden

Community gardens have long provided this space, but many of them do so much more.
“When you think of a community garden you often imagine vegie plots or food, but there’s much more going on here,” says Secret Garden coordinator Marianne Farrar.
It’s just after 9am, and …read more