The Hills Medical would like to welcome to our team John Gullifer. John will be looking after all our nursing needs at the practice. He will be supporting our doctors on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Appointments can be made with John for childhood immunisations, wound care and ear syringing.
Telehealth PHONE appointments via the Appointuit App are now available. Please contact our friendly reception team if you are requiring an in-person consultation. Ph: 9751 2333 Thank you. We are offering face-to-face and Telehealth appointments to ensure you can still see your GP.It’s important that you continue to receive the care that you need, especially … Continue reading Phone (Telehealth) appointments
Private vaccines are now available. We have limited supplies of Government funded (free) flu vaccines available for patients over the age of 65 years, children 6 months to 5 years and patients with chronic illness 5 years to 65 years. For your convenience we will be running flu clinics. An appointment is necessary so please … Continue reading 2020 Flu vaccine
Health Alert As with the changes made by the Government of lockdown of all non essential services in Victoria, this does not affect medical centres and we are open with normal trading operating hours. If you believe you could have been in contact with Coronavirus or returned from overseas travel, DO NOT ENTER THE HILLS … Continue reading Coronavirus
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.
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)
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.
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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
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