142016Feb
Freckle Checkle Day 2016

Freckle Checkle Day 2016

Freckle Checkle Day – 13th August 2016 Fund raising for winter skin cancer awareness On 13th August we held our second Freckle Checkle, a family fund raising day organized by Skin Check WA where all our doctors and staff volunteer their time to perform free skin checks. All our normal gaps are waived and 100%…

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212015Feb
Window Tinting

Window Tinting

There is a term that was commonly used in the mid to late 20th century that highlighted a serious issue that was dealt with in true Australian laconic fashion. That term was “Truckies Arm” and it effectively referred to the fact that people who drove for a living had one arm more tanned than the…

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142015Feb
18 Years on…

18 Years on…

The following post is by Rob colligan, who shares his personal journey with melanoma. 18 years ago (September 1996),  I was diagnosed with melanoma. It was Clarke Level IV, 1.7mm deep and had spread.. For those who do not know, that is pretty bad. Lymph nodes had to be removed and the feeling was one…

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112015Feb
Schoolyard Games

Schoolyard Games

Let’s go back… No, a little further back. Nope, too far back. Try the 1970’s… that will do for the start of this discussion. In the 1970’s, school was an interesting place to be. In a NSW infants or primary school, each student got a daily plastic bag of flavoured milk. In summer, it was…

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32015Feb
Freckle Checkle Day

Freckle Checkle Day

On 2nd May 2015, an exciting event took place at our Inglewood Clinic. The Team at Skin Check WA partnered with Mix94.5 in hosting the inaugural Freckle Checkle Day – a free skin check family day for Perth. The purpose was to raise skin cancer awareness and to offer a valuable service to the people…

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12015Feb
Melanoma March 2015

Melanoma March 2015

MelanomaWA has launched the Melanoma March for Western Australia, in association with the Melanoma institute Australia. The national event is becoming more successful each year in WA, in no small part due to the tireless efforts of Clinton Heal and his team at MelanomaWA. This year, it will be held in Bunbury and Busselton on…

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12015Feb
Blue and Black Dress (sorry… Mole)

Blue and Black Dress (sorry… Mole)

In recent days, a blue and black ( or is it white and gold?) dress has gone viral on the internet. A single picture of a dress has created plenty of self doubt, disagreements between friends, and much more. In case you have not seen the famous photo, we have reproduced it here: (Courtesy Caitlin…

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