Category: Gastro

How To avoid Getting Gastro (written for MY CHILD Magazine: Winter 2013)

Yay! The Winter Issue of the beautiful, glossy MY CHILD Magazine is finally out which means my latest article on Gastro and ‘Stop Gastro Spread’ is out too! Here is a snippet then you can click on the link to read more: “It’s the smell of disinfectant that brings back the childhood memories for me.…

“Healthcare Workers and Stop Gastro Spread” Article for The Nursing Review, Australian College of Nursing

I recently had an interview with the Nursing Review, a publication by the Australian College of Nursing.  I discussed why I want to involve Health Care Workers in the ‘Stop Gastro Spread’ campaign. Here is the link that you will be able to access if you are a member of the Australian College of Nursing.…

Gastro 2013: Platinum Preschool May Newsletter

I’m so honoured to be able to write as Nurse Expert for Platinum Preschool in Randwick, Sydney. Platinum is an incredible Preschool with a highly active, energetic and intelligent team. For the May 2013 Newsletter I discussed no other than the Gastro (Norovirus) epidemic and how we can reduce the spread of the virus this…

A Personalized Response from the Department of Health and Ageing on “Stop Gastro Spread”

At the end of February I wrote to both the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) and also the NSW State Health Department about “Stop Gastro Spread” in order to highlight some issues that I felt were necessary to address with regards to the expected Norovirus epidemic this winter.  My issues for NSW Health are some inconsistencies…

Article For Mix 106.5 Radio Station: How do you battle Gastro in your house?

Here is the link to an article I put together on managing the spread of Gastro for Mix 106.5 Radio Station Website. My four top tips include information on: Governmental Guidelines, Reducing Spread  At Home, Having Friends over (or not! and  Food Preparation with gastro in the house. Check out the full article here: http://www.mix1065.com.au/lifestyle/dealing-with-gastro

Stop Gastro Spread Update: 80,000 People Accessed By My Grassroots Campaign!

I’m so excited to announce that the head count for those educated and reminded of Governmental Guidelines (and my own tips) for reducing the spread of Norovirus via “STOP GASTRO SPREAD” is over 80,000! Thanks so much to all the local schools and daycare centres who have carefully read my emails and then sent the message on to parents and familes, you…