We are continuing to vaccinate our older patients and wish to inform that we are now taking bookings at the clinic for all over the age of 78 years old. The news overnight regarding the change in policy for those under the age of 50 should not affect this group at all. (Instead of AstraZenica…

Read More

We continue to immunise our older patients and are presently working through our over 80 year olds. We have given over 300 shots now and have been pleased with the uptake. We understand that there is a long way to go and thankyou again for your patience. If you are 80 or over please ring…

Read More

We wish to announce that our first Flu Vaccination clinic will be on April 17th at the Foster Secondary School as a drive-through, similar to last year.(*) We will be open for bookings after 0900 tomorrow Thursday 1st April by ringing the clinic on 56822088. We are only taking bookings for this one day at…

Read More

*** We are now asking for all those over 80yo to ring and make an appointment for their COVID vaccinations at the medical centre.On the website health.gov.au there is a link to COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker which will quickly let you know which category you are in and where the nearest immunisation provider is. Foster…

Read More

Well, predictably, the start of this immensely complicated rollout has been difficult and delayed.   We wish to thankyou, readers, for not ringing and completely overwhelming our receptionists as happened to so many practices over the country this last week. Thankyou for your patience.  Patience will certainly be required this year; we have no doubt that eventually everyone will…

Read More

Message from the health department“We understand your staff are likely to receive lots of questions about the Covid 19 vaccine. We encourage you to refer them to the Covid-19 vaccine helpline on 1800 020 080 or by email at covidvaccineenquiries@health.gov.au

Read More

There is a lot of understandable interest in when the COVID-19 vaccinations will arrive for distribution locally and we are getting many enquiries at the Medical Centre. At this stage we have not been informed and, although we predict that this situation will change in the very near future, we ask for patience. Please try…

Read More

Part 2 – Its generally complicated – what you need to know about all of those ‘little pricks’  There are many vaccines and keeping track of them all is difficult. This week’s article described the main ways in which germs make people sick and how the vaccines to protect us from them are made, and…

Read More

Our respiratory clinic is now running in the morning only. Please continue to socially distance, wear a mask, and get tested if you develop symptoms of COVID-19.

Read More