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Professor Christine Jenkins presents at annual Dare Shott Memorial Lecture

29 Oct 2018

Jessica Willard – The Examiner, Launceston   Chronic lung disease can no longer be ignored. This was the message of Professor Christine Jenkins at Tuesday’s 20th annual Dare Shott Memorial Lecture, held at Peppers Silo Hotel. The head of the respiratory group at the George Institute for Global Health, Professor Jenkins is one of Australia’s leading female respiratory

A Healthy Chat for Brekky

25 Oct 2018

Former Brisbane Lions AFL star Alastair Lynch was the guest speaker at the inaugural “Refresh Breakfast” in July. A joint initiative by St Lukes Health and Clifford Craig Foundation, the intention of the business breakfast series is to focus on health initiatives and issues which are important to our region. Whilst Alastair spoke about his

A Great Day Out For The Ladies

Ladies Day Out 2018 was held recently at the Country Club and the event was a fantastic success and appreciated by the 250 plus attendees. Thank you for the wonderful feedback too…… here are a couple of lovely messages that we received. “Congratulations on organising a most successful function. The welcoming glass of sparkling wine,

Mamma Mia – What a Great Night

The 2018 Clifford Craig Charity Ball was held on Friday 11th May and a sell-out crowd enjoyed a memorable night, whilst raising valuable funds for research at the Launceston General Hospital. With an emphasis on food, wine, entertainment, great company and an important cause – the annual event was once again a very successful night.

Dupuytren’s Disease – Research Update

Dupuytren’s Disease has been described as “the most common crippling hand condition that most people have never heard of”, however, it is a common condition in the Australian and Tasmanian populations. The palm of the hand contains a deep layer of tissue called palmar fascia, which extends across the palm to the fingers. In patients