Thunderstorm asthma can affect anyone when pollen is distributed via weather events. In Melbourne our most prevalent months for this occurs in Spring, in particular November. Asthma Australia website has important information for anyone wanting to know more about this kind of event: https://www.asthmaaustralia.org.au/act/about-asthma/resources/onair/2017/feb/thunderstorm-asthma . A review of an asthma management plan is advised prior … Continue reading Thunderstorm Asthma
The Hills Medical would like to welcome to our team Sonja Hooper. Sonja will be looking after all our nursing needs at the practice. She will be supporting our doctors on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Appointments can be made with Sonja for childhood immunisations, wound care and ear syringing.
Applies to anyone enrolled in Medicare. The Safety Net provides singles, couples and families with a higher Medicare benefit once the threshold is reached. For more information on Medicare Safety Net visit https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/medicare-safety-net/print
Shipra Ojha (Audiologist) will visit The Hills Medical the first Monday of each month. Hearsmart is accredited to provide FREE services to all pensioner and Veterans Affairs patients under the Office of Hearing Services Program. Special Introductory Offer Any Hills patient over 60 years of age can have a FREE hearing assessment (normally $110) Valid … Continue reading Hearsmart Hearing Solutions
Quadrivalent (4 strain) flu vaccine now available. Patient eligiable for free flu vaccine: – Everyone 65 years of age and over – All pregnant women at any time during pregnancy – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who are 6 months to <5 years – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years over … Continue reading Flu Vaccine 2017
From February 2017 we will be bidding farewell Dr Silvan Lee from The Hills Medical. Please read her letter to all her patients: To all my lovely Hills Patients and families, It has been an absolute pleasure of mine to have had the opportunity to look after each and every one of you over the … Continue reading Goodbye and Goodluck to Dr Silvan Lee
The Hills Medical is delighted to welcome back Tamaryn to the medical team from February 2017. She will be consulting on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and occasional Saturdays. Simply click appointments and book your next appointment online. Or phone our friendly reception team on 9751 2333 for an appointment.
The Hills Medical welcomes Dr Marina McPherson. Marina will commence practice at The Hills Medical on 8th November 2016 and will be consulting on the first Monday of the month -10am to 4pm. (If this day falls on a public holiday she will consult on another day, to be advised) Marina has worked in General Practice … Continue reading Dr Marina McPherson
It’s ba-a-ack! Chickenpox (also known as Varicella) is doing the rounds in Upwey,particularly in schools and kinders in the area. Being one of the most contagious diseases around, it won’t be long before chickenpox starts making things very unpleasant up here in the hills community too. What can you do to avoid it? Make an … Continue reading Chickenpox — It Isn’t Child’s Play
The flu has landed. It’s here and it’s going to hang around a while, so give yourself a fighting chance against it by making an appointment to get your flu shot today. Private Vaccines are now available. If you and your family haven’t been caught by the flu yet, all the doctors at The Hills … Continue reading Your Best Shot Against The Flu