Due to the recent storms in the hills we are experiencing difficulties with our telephone communications. Please accept our apologies if you are having difficulties in contacting us via telephone. Technicians are working on the issues. If you are in need of an appointment you are welcome to book online using the Appointuit App. click … Continue reading Technical issues
When: Sunday 22nd August 2021 and Sunday 5th September 2021. Where: Ferny Creek Recreational Reserve Hall, Corner Clarkmont & Hilton Roads Sassafras (click here for location map) The Hills Medical is running a mass Covid vaccination clinic for current patients at the Ferny Creek Recreational Reserve Hall. You can book a time with reception staff … Continue reading COVID VACCINATION CLINIC
Bookings can be made via our reception team for your 2021 Flu Vaccine. Please call 9751 2333. Please note that a 2-week separation is required between Flu or any COVID-19 vaccine appointments.
The Hills Medical is very pleased and proud to be able to be one of the General Practices to offer the Covid-19 vaccine. We will commence our vaccination program on Monday 12th April 2021. You need to check your eligibility on https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility?lang=en For information on preparing for the vaccine click here. Booking your vaccination appointment … Continue reading Covid-19 Vaccinations
TELEHEALTH CONSULTATION FEES AS AT 1ST OCTOBER 2020 INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS We have been compelled to bulkbill as per Legislation from 6th April to 30 April 2020 for Telehealth consultations. Essentially, you have been receiving ‘free’ healthcare by Telehealth for the last six months. As a service, The Hills Medical has fought to remain an … Continue reading Telehealth Consultations from 1st October 2020
Local wildlife came to visit in September 2020.
Health Alert We are still open with restrictions to protect you, the patient. If you are attending the practice for a face to face consultation, on arrival please wait in your car and ring reception on 9751 2333. No phone, then approach the front door and ring the doorbell and wait. Someone will be with … Continue reading Coronavirus
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 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 public … Continue reading Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
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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