May News 2023

May News 2023

New Doctor

Dr Trudi Potter is an experienced GP who is commencing at the clinic from Monday 15 May 2023. Dr Potter enjoys all aspects of family medicine and has a special interest in women’s health, pregnancy, and chronic disease management. Dr Potter will be running her practice over 4 days a week.

Medical Practitioners Availability

The following doctors are unavailable to see their patients during the dates below. Some of the doctors are taking extended leave from their practice in coming months and this has been highlighted.

May to July 2023

  • Dr Julie Van Andel 13 April to 9 July 2023
  • Dr Peter Morris 6 April to 17 July 2023
  • Dr Michael Cross 25 to 29 May 2023
  • Dr Tanya Lobo 3 June to 9 July 2023
  • Dr Matthew Evans 21 to 25 June 2023
  • Dr Cathy Evans 21 to 25 June 2023

Dr Michael Greig

Dr Greig will be finishing at the clinic on Friday 4 May 2023 and wishes all his patients the best for the future.

Flu Vaccines

The clinic has an abundant stock of private and government funded influenza vaccines which are administered by nurses or your GP. Flu vaccines can be administered in flu clinics or you will be able to get the flu vaccine when you see your GP for a general consultation.

Private flu vaccines are $20 per vaccine.

COVID Vaccine Boosters

The clinic is now only administering the Pfizer Bivalent BA4/5 as a covid vaccine booster for eligible patients aged 12 years and over.  Bookings can be made online or via reception. To be eligible for the booster you must not have received a covid vaccine in the previous 6 months and also must not have tested positive to covid in the previous 6 months.

Staff Changes

  • The reception team has a new receptionist Andrea commencing during May so that will be two Andrea’s working on reception. Andrea comes with many years’ experience in general practice.

General Update

  • The demand for patient appointments has been extremely high over the past few weeks. Individual doctors are opening their schedules where possible and we appreciate your patience during this time. Appointments are required for script / referrals.
  • All the roof works have been completed and the clinic will be moving to solar power in the next few months. Internal works will be completed on the internal roofs that have some damage.
  • If you have any flu or COVID symptoms please notify our receptionists when booking your appointment and your doctor can see you outside if required or they can provide a telehealth appointment for you to assess your condition and provide medical advice.

Mask Update

Masks are now optional in the clinic.

Take Care and stay Safe

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