If you are experiencing a fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath AND have recently travelled overseas or have had direct contact with anyone that has travelled overseas, please call BEFORE presenting to the surgery. For the latest information regarding Coronavirus, visit https://health.govcms.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert
Optimal protection against influenza occurs within the first three to four months following vaccination. Timing of vaccination should aim to achieve the highest level of protection during peak influenza season.
This usually occurs from June to September in most parts of Australia. Vaccinating from April provides protection before the peak season.Further information visit https://www.health.gov.au/news/clinical-update-2020-seasonal-influenza-vaccines-early-advice-for-vaccination-providers
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Washing your hands properly is one of the most important things you can do to help prevent and control the spread of many illnesses. Good hand hygiene will reduce the risk of things like flu, food poisoning and healthcare associated infections being passed from person to person.www.karaltagp.com.au
October is Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It provides an opportunity for us all to focus on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the disease in our community.
Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among Australian women (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer). Survival rates continue to improve in Australia with 89 out of every 100 women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer now surviving five or more years beyond diagnosis.
R U OK?Day is our national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone to ask, “Are you OK?” and to remember every day of the year to support people who may be struggling with life’s ups and downs.
By starting a conversation and commenting on the changes you’ve noticed, you could help that family member,
Accreditation reassures practice owners, practice managers, staff, funding bodies, consumers and patients that a practice is meeting minimum safety and quality standards as outlined by RACGP. Accreditation demonstrates a practice’s dedication to delivering high quality care and safety to their patients.
Our practice passed with flying colours!