Central Clinic News

HeadtoHelp: two new mental health hubs to support Gippsland during the coronavirus pandemic

September 14, 2020

Gippsland is being funded for two of the 15 Victorian mental health hubs, announced yesterday by Prime Minister, Scott Morrison. The Prime Minister confirmed the locations of 15 mental health hubs throughout Victoria as part of a $31.9 million package for the state. The 15 hubs – which are named HeadtoHelp Hubs – will receive…

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What is an electronic prescription?

September 2, 2020

An electronic prescription is a prescription that is electronically generated and sent to your mobile phone or computer. You can use an electronic prescription, in the same way as a paper prescription, to get medicines from your pharmacy. Q: Can I still get a paper prescription if I want one? Yes, paper prescriptions are still…

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Warragul Respiratory Clinic – Now Open Mon-Fri 9am-1pm

August 27, 2020

Warragul Respiratory Clinic New Trading Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-1pm For all urgent bookings, please call the Morwell Respiratory Clinic and Wonthaggi Respiratory Clinic. Warragul Respiratory Clinic is a GP led Respiratory Clinic providing care to patients with any respiratory illness as well as COVID-19 screening if indicated. Appointment is essential and there is no cost to…

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Mandatory masks across Victoria

July 30, 2020

Victoria records 723 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths – The Age, Updated July 30, 2020 — 12.14pm first published at 11.15am

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Gippsland’s first Respiratory Clinic opens in Warragul

April 28, 2020

Commenced: Monday, 27 April 2020 The Australian Department of Health has funded 100 private practice respiratory clinics across Australia to provide dedicated services to people with mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms. Respiratory Clinics assess, test and diagnose respiratory cases, including COVID-19, influenza and pneumonia. Central Clinic has been working closely with Primary Health Network (PHN)…

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April 15, 2020

Social distancing: it works for coronavirus and for flu. Influenza and COVID-19 share some similar symptoms. They are also both spread via respiratory droplets: coughing, sneezing and touching. Protecting ourselves from COVID-19 through good hygiene and social distancing also means protecting ourselves from flu. This is a small silver lining in an otherwise extremely disruptive…

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April 7, 2020

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How does the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) Quality Improvement Incentive affect the care my GP provides me?

March 4, 2020

This consumer fact sheet helps you understand what the PIP Quality Improvement Incentive is, as well as how it relates to the care your general practice clinic provides you.

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February 6, 2020

Australia is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Find out more about novel coronavirus on the Department of Health and Human Service’s incident webpage: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/information-public-novel-coronavirus. Call the Department of Health and Human Service’s dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398

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Pre-consultation Questionaire

January 22, 2020

Our practice uses BetterConsult, a pre-consultation questionnaire that provides important information to your doctor about the reason for your upcoming appointment. BetterConsult helps you and your doctor get the most out of your consultation. Prior to your appointment, you will receive an SMS with a link to your BetterConsult questionnaire. Simply click on the secure…

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