Government Funded Flu Vaccination 2018

Flu Vaccination 2018 Stock for the government funded flu vaccinations will be available Monday the 30th of April. Please make an appointment with your GP within the Flu Clinic for the injection. If you are 65 years or over, suffer a chronic illness, such as diabetes or asthma you may be entitled to the government funded…

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Private Flu Vaccination 2018

Flu Vaccination 2018 Private Stock of the Flu Injection for 2018 has been received. The cost of the private vaccine is $12.50. Please make an appointment with your GP for the injection, Please remember to advise the receptionist you would like to flu injection so a nurse appointment can be made also. If you suffer…

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Meningococcal ACWY 2018

Meningococcal ACWY 2018 As of Tuesday the 23rd of January, the West Australian government has announced a new free immunisation program to protect against Meningococcal ACWY strains for children & adolescents. Childhood Program: The WA childhood program will offer free Men ACWY vaccine to children aged 12 months to less than 5 years. Children who…

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Shingles Vaccination 2018

Shingles Vaccination 2018 What is Shingles? Shingles is a painful blistering rash caused by reaction of the varicella zoster virus- the same virus that causes chickenpox. 1 in 3 Adults may develop shingles in their lifetime and the risk of developing shingles increases over the age of 70 As of the 1st of November 2016,…

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My Health Record

                                                                              E-Health Record My Health Record is a secure online summary of your health information. You can control what goes into it, and who is allowed to access it. You can choose to share your health information with your doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers. The government has since changed their policy relating to My…

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Transitioning from Pap Smears to Cervical Screening

Transitioning from Pap Smears to Cervical Screening From 1 December 2017, cervical screening will change in Australia. The Pap Smear/ Pap Test will be replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. The new Cervical Screening Test is anticipated to protect up to 30% more women.…

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HotDoc Recalls & Clinical Reminders

HotDoc Recalls & Clinical Reminders Spencer Road Family Practice have now switched to environmentally friendly and secure mobile messages (SMS) instead of letters to communicate health messages from doctors to patients. You might have already received, or will be receiving these messages on your mobile phones as an SMS. You will need to click on the unique and…

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