485 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road Olinda VIC 3788 (03) 9751 2333

Coronavirus

Health Alert If you believe you could have been in contact with Coronavirus, or have the following symptoms and travel history (see below) DO NOT ENTER THE BUILDING. PLEASE PHONE RECEPTION – 9751 2333 or attend (phone ahead) your local EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT (Angliss Hospital – 9759 1910, Knox Private Hospital – 9210 7400, Maroondah Hospital … Continue reading Coronavirus

Dr Tamaryn Nurse

We are pleased to advise Dr Nurse will be returning to consulting at The Hills after a short maternity leave. Dr Nurse will resume consulting from 10th February 2020 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.30 – 1pm.

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)

The Health Department has recommended for all people born since 1966 to have a MMR booster.  Please contact our reception team to book an appointment with our nurse, Sonja to have your free MMR vaccination. Many confirmed cases of measles have been notified for Victoria year-to-date. These cases may have been infectious whilst attending multiple … Continue reading Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)

2019 Flu vaccine

2019 Flu vaccines now available.  Please contact the clinic to make an appointment with our nurse Sonja.

New General Practitioner

The Hills Medical would like to welcome Dr Hok Lim to the medical team from February 2019.  Dr Lim will be consulting on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and will be permanently increasing his hours in 2020.

My Health Record

For information about My Health Record visit MyHealthRecord.gov.au or call Help Line 1800 723 471.

Thunderstorm Asthma

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

Practice Nurse

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.

Medicare Safety Net

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

Hearsmart Hearing Solutions

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