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    NIIM RESPONSE - ABC Four Corners Program 13 February 2017 - ‘Swallowing It’

    NIIM RESPONSE

    ABC Four Corners Program 13 February 2017 - ‘Swallowing It’ - How Australians are spending billions on unproven vitamins and supplements.

    The National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM) would like to provide further information and a measure of balance to some of the viewpoints presented in the Four Corners program last night.

    NIIM Clinic - Online Patient Booking now available

    The NIIM Clinic is happy to now offer Online Patient Booking! Partnering with HotDoc, this service allows patients to book their preferred practitioner and type of appointment at the time of their choosing.

    How do i book a NIIM Clinic appointment online?

    Patients can booking appointments in 3 ways

    NIIM Clinic - Holiday Closure Dates

    Attention all NIIM Clinic Patients!

    The NIIM Clinic will close on the 23rd of December and will reopen after the holiday break on the 3rd of January.

    If you require medical attention during this period and it's not an emergency, patients or their carers can call the Australian Locum Medical Service at 13 26 60 and request a Doctor to make a house call. Phone calls are triaged by suitably qualified and experienced staff and relayed to their doctors in the field.

    Professor Avni Sali appointed Member of the Order (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

    Congratulations to Professor Avni Sali, who in the Queen’s Birthday 2016 honours list has been appointed a Member of the Order (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia.

    In the News - Kyolic aged garlic extract reduces blood pressure and has other cardiovascular benefits

    New research conducted at NIIM found Kyolic aged garlic extract reduces blood pressure and has other cardiovascular benefits.

    A recent article by A/Prof Dr Karin Ried, Nikolaj Travica and Prof Avni Sali titled “The effect of aged garlic extract on blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors in uncontrolled hypertensives: the AGE at Heart trial” was published in last month in the Journal of Integrative Blood Pressure Control.

    NIIM ‘An Introduction to Meditation & Mind Body Medicine’ Volumes I and II now available online.

    NIIM is happy to announce that ‘An Introduction to Meditation & Mind Body Medicine’ Volumes I and II are now available online via Bandcamp
     
     
    These two albums provide the perfect introduction to anyone interested in Meditation or Mind-Body Medicine.

    New Appointment at NIIM: Director of Education

    NIIM is pleased to announce the appointment of Associate Professor Kylie O’Brien PhD as the new Director of Education at NIIM.

    Australian senate inquiry into medical complaints regime

    In a media release from the first week of Feburary 2016, it was announced that the Australian Federal Senate will be investigating allegations of bullying and harassment within the medical profession under a motion co-sponsored by South Australian independent Senator Nick Xenophon and Victorian independent Senator John Madigan.

    Senate inquiry into medical complaints regime

    HEALTH COMPLAINTS SYSTEM UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

    2ND FEBRUARY 2016

    Professor Avni Sali - Goulburn Valley Health Auxiliary Talk

    Professor Sali will be addressing the Goulburn Valley Health Auxiliary members at a St Valentine’s brunch fundraiser on Sun 14th Feb in Shepparton. Around 200 people will be treated to a talk about Prof Sali’s beginnings in Shepparton and how he went on to become a pioneer and leader in Integrative Medicine.

    He will also outline the principles of health and wellbeing, at any age.

    The Roadmap to Wellness Launch

    Renowned integrative doctors collaborate to create Consumer Preventative Health Guide

    The National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM) is delighted to launch The Roadmap to Wellness, a comprehensive, lifestyle focused handbook that focuses on a preventive approach to achieving optimum health and wellness.

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