The best time to get vaccinated is in late May or in June as vaccine protection may wane around three to four months after getting immunised. Getting vaccinated around late May/June will provide protection throughout peak flu season
What is advanced care planning?
Advance care planning is a process that enables individuals to make plans about their future health care. Advance care plans provide direction to healthcare professionals when a person is not in a position to make and/or communicate their own healthcare choices
This week (13-20th March) is coeliac Awareness week.
If you are concerned about any of the below symptoms, please make an appointment to discuss with your GP.
Q. Why does the Practice always ask me to confirm my details?
A. To correctly identify the patient to their clinical information and to be sure we hold your most up to date contact details so we can contact you with results etc. We also need up to date emergency contact details in case of an emergency.
Get your Cervical Screening Test (pap smear) booked. If you are unsure when you are due call KGP on 4365 2983 or the National Cancer Screening Register on 1800 627 701.
You can book with any of our Doctors to have your test done including one of our 3 female Doctors.
Did you know; If you were born between 1966 and 1994 you might not be fully vaccinated against measles? You need 2 doses to be fully covered. Book an appointment a free* vaccine from your GP. (It’s safe to have another dose). *consultation fee may apply.
Parents, don’t forget your ”Blue book” when bringing your little ones in for checkups and immunisations.
When a person quits smoking, the body will start to naturally heal and regain the vitality of a non-smoker over time.
Some effects, such as lowered blood pressure, are seen almost immediately. Other effects, such as risks of developing lung cancer, heart disease, and lung disease, take years to drop down to the levels of a non-smoker.
From 16/1/19,Medicare changed the way they pay you.
If Medicare don’t have your bank details, you will not receive a refund. Please ensure you update your details with Medicare to avoid any delay in receiving your benefit.
Click here for more information Medicare Changes