CALLING FOR RESULTS?

Your doctor may have requested that you phone the practice for your results. While we endeavour to answer all calls promptly, in an attempt to reduce the high volume of calls that come in early in the morning, we are requesting that patients who are enquiring about their investigation results to please call after 10am where possible.

Laverty Pathology Extended days

From Tuesday 3/11/2020, the Laverty Pathology collection rooms within KGP will now be open Tuesday’s as well! This means we will now have a pathology collector Monday – Wednesday 9am – 1pm. No appointments required for routine testing.
Please do not attend the practice if you are experiencing any cold or flu like symptoms,

COVID Restrictions on Entry

To adhere to social distancing regulations and for your own health and safety, we ask that unless medically necessary, only the patient enters the practice. If it is medically necessary for someone to accompany you to an appointment, they will be required to “check in” via our QR smart phone check in code at reception.

National Asthma Week

1st-7th September is National Asthma Week!
Asthma affects 2/3 of Australians.
Symptoms include wheezing, coughing, tightness of the chest and shortness of breath. The best way to manage and reduce the severity of asthma is to talk to your GP. If you have symptoms or are concerned about asthma, please make an appointment with your GP for an Asthma management plan.

Central Coast Move against Cancer

KGP has joined CENTRAL COAST – MOVE AGAINST CANCER 🦶🦶
Less than 1 in 5 Australian adults reach the recommended goal of 10000 steps per day.
Join us in supporting the Central Coast’s biggest Step Challenge!
Central Coast Primary Care and Dr Ash Bowden (Doctor Do More), are getting the coast active while raising money for the Cancer Council NSW.

Breast Check

When was your last breast check?
Be aware of breast cancer symptoms. Early diagnosis of cancer increases the chances for successful treatment.

Free Meningococcal B Vaccine

Meningococcal B Immunisation (Bexsero) is available FREE for Indigenous children until their 2nd birthday and is now part of the NSW Immunisation Schedule for Indigenous children at 6 weeks, 4 months and 12 months immunisations. KGP provide the full range of childhood immunisations as recommended by NSW Department of Health. Our nurses are fully Authorised Nurse Immunisers who keep up to date with the immunisation schedule for all ages.

Feeling Overwhelmed?

All our GPs are experienced in mental health and are able to develop mental health care plans to help you manage your condition.
Mental health appointments can take longer and it is helpful if you can mention this at the time of booking.

Mask Use

Given the current situation with COVID-19, and to reduce the risk of spread to our vulnerable patients and to our staff, we ask that all patients wear a face mask or covering if possible, when attending our Practice. As recommended by the RACGP, our GP’s will also be wearing a mask during your consultation.
If you have any concerns about attending the Practice in person,