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5 yearly Cervical Screening

The Renewal of the National Cervical Screening Program will be implemented on 1 December 2017. The two yearly Pap test for women aged 18 to 69 will change to a five yearly human papillomavirus (HPV) test for women aged 25 to 74. Women will be due for the first Cervical Screening Test two years after their last Pap test. The changes include: women will be invited when they are due to participate via the National Cancer Screening Register the Pap smear will be replaced with the more accurate Cervical Screening Test the time between tests will change from two to More

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Book Online now

If you are suffering from a Medical Emergency please call 000. Do NOT use online bookings Online Bookings are for routine non urgent appointments. Please note some of our doctors are very busy and are unable to accept new patients with complex medical needs. If you are not sure, Please discuss with reception staff. Please call the practice if you need  a vaccination,a procedure,a  mental/health plan,a medical or paperwork It is important to ring us if you or your child has a rash OR been exposed to an infectious disease Bulk billing is available with a valid concession card or More

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New Vaccine for Shingles

The shingles vaccine has been approved to be placed on the National Immunisation Program (NIP), to be provided free of charge from 1 November 2016 to people aged 70 years, subject to vaccine supply. There will also be a five year catch-up program for people aged 71 – 79 years. Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is caused by the varicella zoster virus, which is also responsible for chickenpox. It occurs because of a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, which remains in the nerve cells of the body after an attack of chickenpox. People who get chickenpox are at risk of developing shingles later More

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The Clinic`s new face

The Clinic has been accredited in 2016 as a teaching medical clinic for training GP registrars and medical students. This gives a chance for future doctors to experience the general practice specially in Regional areas and aim at attracting more doctors to work in Rural Victoria. We have also been experiencing high demand on our services and increased number of new patients which promoted us to undergo a major renovation and expansion process to increase the number of staff and improve the quality of care and access to GP services. The process is now complete and we are fully operational. More

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Yellow Fever Vaccine

  If you are travelling to Africa, the Caribbean, Central or South America, you should be aware of the risk of yellow fever virus transmission and take the necessary precautions to protect yourself from infection. Yellow fever is a viral disease that is transmitted primarily by mosquitoes. Yellow fever can lead to serious illness and even death. It is called ‘yellow fever’ because in serious cases, the skin turns yellow in colour. This is known as ‘jaundice’. Yellow fever is a quarantinable disease in Australia. If you have travelled through a yellow fever declared country, and you do not have More

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