Men encouraged to talk health

SKIN and prostate issues are among the top health problems for men in Sunraysia.

Dr Donald Hartley has been a general practitioner (GP) in the region since 1972 and said men are now paying the price for previous lack of knowledge.

“We are catching up with a lot of people now who thought spending a lot of time in the sun was good for them,” Dr Hartley said.

“Given the outdoor nature of a lot of the work done in Sunraysia, excessive exposure to the sun without proper protection in the past is causing problems now.”

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