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    • APRIL 18, 2019
    Flu is on the prowl so let’s be prepared this season…

    Flu is on the prowl so let’s be prepared this season…

    Well here we in beautiful Autumn so once again we are encouraging our patients to have the flu shot and to do as much as possible to protect themselves and others in the community. We are now receiving our first free vaccines under the National Immunisation Program and we have plenty of Flu Vax clinics set up so please don’t worry if you can’t find a spot immediately and there’s no need to rush.

    The flu vaccine is available free of charge to some people who are in the nominated Program categories, and we have vaccines available for purchase at QSMC Moruya. Remember you can pass on the virus just by being out and about – this is why prevention is better than catching the flu. For more important advice and good reading click on the Read more link below.

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    • MARCH 4, 2019
    Our Dr Tim says thank you for energy, wisdom and friendship…

    Our Dr Tim says thank you for energy, wisdom and friendship…

    February saw a fitting farewell for our Dr Tim Shepherd who has retired after 35 years of wonderful service to our community. We feel it’s not the end of an era but the beginning of the new for Tim and his wife Jann who’ll be enjoying their love of the “great outdoors” – hiking, kayaking and camping. Our Dr Tim hopes to be making what he says are “cameo visits” to consult from time to time when other GPs are on leave.

    “To all my patients who have been a huge part of my life for 35 years – you will know how my time will be spent. This photo is just a sample! I will miss the day to day interaction with these friends who have been intimately connected to my life – and in many cases, from whom I have received energy, wisdom and friendship . Thank you to you all – it’s reassuring to know there is a wonderful team to continue “after Tim”.

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    • FEBRUARY 27, 2019
    Medicare rebates now apply for eligible MRI scans

    Medicare rebates now apply for eligible MRI scans

    For over two years South East Radiology (SER) has been campaigning for Medicare rebates to be available on the MRI scanner in Moruya. SER is happy to announce their MRI site, located in the Mirrabooka wing of our Queen Street Medical Centre, has been granted a full Medicare license by the federal government today. This license will enable patients with an eligible referral from a specialist or GP to access Medicare item numbers and now have their examination bulk billed with no out of pocket payment.

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    • FEBRUARY 12, 2019
    Avoiding dehydration – a risk for babies and children in hot weather

    Avoiding dehydration – a risk for babies and children in hot weather

    With the hot weather still here for a few weeks to come, our QSMC registered practice nurse Kate Tiller advises it’s important to be particularly aware of dehydration. Dehydration happens when your body loses more fluid than it’s been taking in. Kate, who holds qualifications and experience in paediatric nursing,  is keen for parents and carers to be aware that infants and children are at greater risk of becoming dehydrated. See Kate’s article and download The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne fact sheet.

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