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9Aug, 2020

New – Easy Patient Check-in Available

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In conjunction with HotDoc, we offer online bookings for most appointments and we have recently installed a self check-in kiosk to assist with the flow of checking in when our Receptionists are busy assisting other patients.  Contact-free Check In With the HotDoc app, you are able to check in to the practice for your appointment. All you have to do is download the HotDoc app – www.hotdoc.com.au   Update Your Details Do you need to update your details? The self check-in kiosk also enables you to update your contact details […]
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9Aug, 2020

New Emergency Room Equipment

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Goodwin Drive Family Medical Centre has recently invested in new treatment room equipment to assist our Doctors and Nurses with providing the best possible emergency and preventative health care. The equipment is of hospital grade standard and includes: emergency trolley vital signs monitor curtains and; scales with a maximum capacity of 250kg New equipment was also purchased for our consultation rooms including three Omron top of the range blood pressure monitors and pulse oximeters for all consult rooms. Goodwin Drive Family Medical Centre continues to offer quality bulk billed services, […]
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8Aug, 2020

Bone Density Scans

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Free Bone Density Scans As part of our ongoing commitment to patient care, we have arranged for a specialist bone density scanning service to visit our practice from the 10th August until 14th August 2020. This service is FREE for any patient over 70 – it is bulk-billed with no gap. Your appointment takes just ten (10) minutes.   When will the Bone Bus be operating? Why is it important to have a bone density scan? Even if you feel healthy, having a scan is advisable because osteoporosis has no visible symptoms. It […]
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29Apr, 2020

Have you had your flu vaccine?

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If you are not eligible for a government funded influenza vaccine you can purchase the vaccine at the practice for $17.50.  The attendance consultation is Bulk Billed for all patients with a current Medicare Card. Book your appointment by calling us on 07 3410 1122.   Why is it important to get the Flu Vaccine? This year it is even more important to be vigilant about protection from influenza due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Vaccinating against influenza will reduce the risk of contracting a double-up of both influenza and COVID-19 […]
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1Apr, 2020

Important Coronavirus Health Update 

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If you have travelled overseas or returned from a cruise in the past 14 days; or If you have been in close contact with a person who has a confirmed case of Novel Coronavirus/COVID-19; or If you live or work in a high risk setting which has had two or more cases clinically consistent with Coronavirus symptoms; And, if you have a fever or flu-like symptoms, please phone us prior to booking an appointment or attending at the practice. Call 000 if you need urgent medical assistance For more information […]
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17Aug, 2018

Welcome Back Dr Michael Nixon

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Goodwin Drive Family Medical Centre is delighted to welcome Dr Michael Nixon back to our practice on Monday 10th -Saturday 22nd Sept 2018 to cover for Dr Leo Blanco, as he takes a much deserved holiday. Dr Nixon previously worked with Goodwin Drive Family Medical Centre and we are confident that his patients will be just as excited to see him as we are to be working with him again. Please speak with one of our friendly reception staff for an appointment.  
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19Jul, 2018

AMA Your Family Doctors Week

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AMA Family Doctor Week The week is aimed at highlighting the role of GPs – our family doctors – and their value to the community and the health system as they deliver high-quality holistic health care. Family Doctor Week will run from Sunday 22 July to Saturday 28 July 2018. The theme for this year’s event is Your family doctor: here for you. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) says Australia has one of the best health systems in the world. Its strength stems from general practice and […]
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