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    • NOVEMBER 28, 2017
    The Pap Test has changed – what you need to know

    The Pap Test has changed – what you need to know

    From 1 December 2017, a new Cervical Screening Test, which aims to detect the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is replacing the Pap test (or Pap smear) for women aged 25–74.  This program is changing based on the latest available evidence on the development and prevention of cervical cancer. Women who have been vaccinated against HPV still need to have regular cervical screening, as the vaccine does not protect again all types of HPV.

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    • SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
    Extending north… to BROULEE

    Extending north… to BROULEE

    We’re extending our services north…to Broulee!  From Tuesday 3rd October 2017 we’ll be welcoming our patients to Queen Street Medical Centre Broulee at 33 Clarke Street. “We are excited by our expansion to Broulee. It fits into our commitment to Banksia and allows us to continue to build on the local service initiated by Dr Tuckwell.” says Queen Street Medical partner Dr Steve Murray. Doctors Angela Bennett and Lisa Hyde will continue to consult from the practice which will be open for longer weekday hours from 8.30am to 5.00pm…

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    • AUGUST 25, 2017
    MRI lands in Moruya

    MRI lands in Moruya

    After two years of planning and construction South East Radiology’s MRI scanner was finally lowered by crane into its new home here at QSMC on Saturday 29 July. The MRI  is now fully operational and providing scanning services to patients.  This is a milestone in medical services for the Eurobodalla as patients needing an MRI scan have previously had to travel to Nowra, Canberra or Bega.

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    • JULY 13, 2017
    My Health Record –  secure from cyber threats

    My Health Record – secure from cyber threats

    Despite recent claims of Medicare number hacks on the dark web, a Department of Health spokeswoman has assured that just having a Medicare card number does not allow My Health Record information to be accessed or hacked, despite some misinformation to the contrary. The Australian Digital Health Agency’s Digital Health Cyber Security Centre has controls in place to prevent a malicious attack…

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