As of Monday 23rd March ALL APPOINTMENTS will need to be telephone consultation initially. Your Doctor will try to assist you this way as much possible and decide if you need to be seen in the practice for a face to face consultation and take appropriate precautions if needed. If you have a FEVER OR ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS (e.g. cough, shortness of breath, sore throat) WITH OR WITHOUT FEVER, You need to call the Department of Health Covid-19 Hotline on 1800 020 080 or healthfirst helpline 1800 022 222 for triage advice on your symptoms and what to do next. You may be directed for testing at an approved location. If your symptoms are severe (hard to breath or can’t stop coughing) please attend the public hospital or call 000 if an emergency. PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE PRACTICE. If you have mild respiratory symptoms please stay at home and go to www.health.gov.au or call 1800 020 080 for more advice about your symptoms. You may book a telephone consultation only at our practice if you have been advised to do so.
If you have arrived in Australia from overseas from Monday 16th March even if you are well, you are required by law to self isolate at home for 14 days. PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE PRACTICE. You may book a telephone consultation.
If you are seeking information about Covid-19 please go to health.gov.au for the most up to date and best information.