Encouraging men to put health first

Last week Clutha Health First (CHF) general practitioner Dr Branko Sinja talked to the Balclutha Men’s Friendship Group about men’s health and the importance of maintaining good health. Dr Branko explained various general health messages including wellbeing and making time to book appointments and get checked out. CHF primary care practice nurse Jennie Wedge offered free wellness checks to the audience. CHF chief executive Sharon Mason said CHF was ‘‘delighted’’ to be invited to speak and share strong public health messages related to men’s health. REPORT: EVELYN THORN/PHOTO: SUPPLIED