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  • National Immunisation Program seasonal flu shot 2017

    14th March 2017

    Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious viral infection that spreads easily from person to person through coughing, sneezing and close contact.

    Unlike a cold, symptoms such as fever, sore throat and muscle aches develop suddenly with flu and last about a week. In some cases, severe illness and complications such as pneumonia and bronchitis can develop, which can result in hospitalisation and even death. The flu can also make some existing medical conditions worse.

    The flu virus can be especially dangerous for elderly people, pregnant women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and very young children, as well as for people with underlying medical conditions.

    More information can be found at Immunise Australia Program here.

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  • Newsletter February-March 2017

    14th March 2017

    The latest Hughes Family Practice Newsletter has been been released and you can read it here.

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Covid 19

DUE TO THE OUTBREAK OF THE COVID 19 VIRUS THE PRACTICE IS OFFERING A MODIFIED SERVICE.

YOU MUST ADVISE RECEPTION IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A SORE THROAT, COUGH, FEVER OR HAVE RETURNED RECENTLY FROM OVERSEAS.

SOME SERVICES ARE APPROPRIATE TO BE PROVIDED VIA TELEHEALTH.

OTHERS WILL REQUIRE YOUR ATTENDANCE AT THE PRACTICE. YOUR DR OR RECEPTIONIST WILL ADVISE.

PATIENTS ATTENDING THE PRACTICE ARE ASKED TO CALL RECEPTION TO ADVISE OF YOUR ARRIVAL FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT AND WAIT IN YOUR CAR RATHER THAN USE THE WAITING ROOM.

SOCIAL DISTANCING IS TO BE ADHERED TO WITHIN THE PRACTICE.

 
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