COVID 19 

Telephone consultations are available. We are also practicing social distancing with seating now available outside the practice .

PATIENTS WITH ANY RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS INTERSTATE TRAVEL OR POSSIBLE COVID CONTACT MUST CALL FOR AN INITIAL TELEPHONE INTERVIEW BEFORE ATTENDING.

Although we submitted our interest to participate in administering the COVID 19 vaccinations , we have not been selected to participate at this early stage of the roll-out.

To check your eligibility at the current phase, please google COVID vaccine eligibility or visit https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility & find your closest vaccination clinic. Dr Brown is recommending a nearby clinic - Geebung Medical Clinic.

Vaccine supplies are being rationed initially, so please don't be alarmed if you are not able to book an appointment immediately. We hope to be included in the coming stages of the roll-out.

Please note: You are required to wait at least 2 weeks (before & after) between a COVID vaccination & any others. This includes (but is not limited to) Influenza (Flu), Pneumonia & Zostavax (Shingles).

Influenza FLU vaccines

Influenza vaccinations will be available from April 12th this year. 

Government funded vaccines will be given to people over 65, children under 5, Pregnant women (any stage of pregnancy), Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People aged 6 months and over & People aged 6 months and over with an eligible medical condition associated with an increased risk of influenza. (A complete list can be found at:  https://immunisationhandbook.health.gov.au/resources/handbook-tables/list-specified-medical-conditions-associated-with-increased-of-0)

Zostavax (Shingles) vaccine

An immunisation to protect against shingles. A single government funded vaccine is available to people aged 70 yrs. 
The catch-up program running for ages 71 - 79 will end in September 2021. If you have never had a shingles vaccine, please consider having one with your influenza (flu) vaccine.

Boostrix vaccine

This vaccine protects against diphtheria, tetanus & acellular pertussis and is available for purchase at the practice - No prescription needed. Does your family or friends have a new baby ?  Need a whooping cough booster? Book in for an appointment today.

Support & Emergerny Contacts

000

Life Threatening Emergencies

Fire/Police/Ambulance

13 43 25 84

13Health

Health Advice Line

QLD only

1800 020 080

National

COVID

Help Line

1800 551 800

Kids Help Line

Ages 5-25

1300 224 636

Beyond Blue

13 11 14

Lifeline

1800 737 732

1800 RESPECT

Counselling & support services for sexual assault & DVA

1300 789 978

Men’s Line

Australia

13 11 26

Poisons

Information Line

13 14 50

Translating & Interpreting Service

1800 555 660 (TTY)

0416 001 350 (SMS)

National Relay Service

13 17 88

School Watch

Hotline

13 14 44

PoliceLink

Non-urgent incidents

1300 130 670

QLD Human Rights

Commission

1300 651 192

Elder Abuse

Hotline

QLD only

1800 811 811 (Women)

1800 600 636 (Men)

Domestic Violence Connect

1300 845 745

Grief Line

1800 177 833

Alcohol & Drug Information Service

1300 659 497

Suicide Call Back Service

1800 858 858

Gambling Helpline