We are pleased to announce that the Carrum Downs Respiratory Clinic is now open. It is conveniently located right next door to the medical centre at 113b Hall Road, Carrum Downs. The clinic is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and Saturday 9am to 3pm and is by appointment
We’re still here supporting the community. Along with many other clinics, we are reducing the number of patients coming through our doors by offering telehealth consultations. Medicine by phone! To protect our precious community, we are encouraging patients, who do not need to attend face-to-face appointments, to book a telephone
The following information has been provided by an article in the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners’ publication called NewsGP. The authors are Dr Wendy Burton (GP) and Dr Kat McLean (GP) Quarantine You are at risk of having the COVID-19 infection (coronavirus), but not actually known to be infected.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation is holding a regular podcast on the everchanging landscape of the coronavirus pandemic. It aims to breakdown the latest news and keep you updated on the most recent research developments. There are a number of episodes available from ‘Do face masks work?’ to ‘What’s the Best
Our flu vaccines are expected to arrive within the coming weeks – so watch this space! We recommend the ideal time to have your flu vaccine is mid to late April, just before the peak flu season kicks in. There is some great information to be found at The Australian
The Department of Health have indicated that the only people who need to have coronavirus testing are the following: Patients who have travelled overseas within the last 14 days AND who have developed flu-like symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat, breathing difficulty or Patients who have developed flu-like symptoms (fever, cough,
Everyone is talking about coronavirus and toilet paper – we’re not sure how the two are related, however our concern is the spread of infection. Firstly, if you have traveled overseas (any country) within the last 14 days AND have flu-like symptoms, then you should be tested for coronavirus infection.
Dr Samantha Harris grew up in country Victoria before moving to Melbourne to study a double Arts/Science degree at Monash University. She then completed an honours year in Immunology and continued working in immunology research for the next 10 years. In 2012 Samantha returned to university to pursue a medical
If you have been to China within the last 3 weeks, and in particular the Hubei Province area, you may have been exposed to the Novel Coronavirus. This also applies if you have been in contact with someone who has visited this area or has been in a health facility
Luckily our area and surrounds have not been directly hit by the recent devastating bushfires. Our hearts go out to those whose lives have been significantly impacted and our thoughts are with you. If you would like to know how to prepare when severe weather conditions are imminent, please visit