HPV self-collection (cervical screening test/pap smear) DURING the last two years or so, many cancer screenings have been neglected for one reason or another. However, changes in screening methods are constantly evolving.This includes cervical screening tests(previously known as PAP Smears) for cervical cancer. From screening every two years, to becoming five yearly and now there … Read more

AS we mourn the loss of one of Australia’s cricketing greats, Shane Warne, it has forced one of Australia’s deadliest chronic health conditions into the limelight – cardiovascular disease.  Evidence suggests that 48 Australians die of heart disease every day. However, if investigated in the early stages then we hold the power to act now … Read more

While the focus of our nation has been on COVID-19 during the past few years, the leading cause of sickness, impairment and loss of life has remained unchanged: chronic health conditions.  Its effects are wide reaching, with approximately 50 per cent of all Australians experiencing one or more of these long-term health issues. The most … Read more

WHEN caught and treated early, skin cancers are highly curable and in the early stages of skin cancer development, you’re the one with the best chance to see changes.  That’s why we recommend that you ex- amine your skin head-to-toe every month – it’s a simple but powerful way to look at yourself with a … Read more

LOCAL vaccine champion Kim Ching, a qualified pharmacist and pharmacist immuniser, is back to tackle some of the common questions raised by the community about COVID-19 vaccination. Today she talks about the latest recommendations made in regards to the vaccination of children, as families across the region prepare for a return to school next week. … Read more

The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is available from both South Wangaratta Medical Centre and Docker Street General Medical Centre to our existing and new patients. The COVID-19 vaccination is being administered to the community in different phases. To check if you are eligible for the current phase please utilise the governments COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker online.  … Read more

Private influenza vaccines are now available at both clinics for $25. Government, bulk billed, flu vaccinations are available to eligible individuals. To check your eligibility please refer to the Department of Health guidelines. Flu vaccinations are by appointment only, please call your preferred practice to book or use our online Hotdoc booking system.   We offer flu … Read more

Private influenza vaccines are now available at both clinics. By appointment only, please call your preferred practice to book.

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