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We wish to advise from the 1st of November there will be a small fee increase at Glen Iris Medical Group. Our last fee increase was November 2021, and while we have tried very hard to maintain our current fee structure, significantly increased costs can no longer be absorbed.
With Covid-19 still active in our community, tune in to hear our nurses talk about the importance of cleaning and mask wearing. 😷
Glen Iris Medical Group welcomes Dr Satheesh Gabriel. Satheesh graduated from Pondicherry University, India in 2007. He has worked in various regional and rural hospitals around Victoria. Satheesh has a particular interest in all aspects of general practice, chronic disease management, preventative health, mental health, skin cancer and pain medicine.
The last couple of years has shown to be challenging times for students during the pandemic. Dr Jane Healy has been having the conversation and conducting talks to various schools in the area. Topics of conversation are primarily focused on VCE students and discussing various health topics.
With Covid-19 remaining an issue in our community, we thought it might be a good opportunity for some forward thinking in case you catch COVID-19.
Some things you should have on hand are:
Throat lozenges with Anaesthetic
ATAGI’s clincal recommendation is that patients receive their annual influenza vaccine anytime from mid-April onwards to be protected for the peak flu season, which is generally June to September.
Online Bookings are now open for existing patients who would like their Flu or Pfizer 4th winter dose. Please read below for costs and eligibility.
From 11 July 2022, more Australians at higher risk of developing severe COVID-19 will be able to access oral antiviral treatments following new recommendations from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee.
Most cases of COVID-19 are mild and can be managed at home. Some people who are at higher risk may need specific antiviral treatments prescribed by their healthcare provider.
Learn more about who is eligible for COVID-19 treatments by clicking on this link.
This week is Men’s Health week, and we are reminding all men not to ignore symptoms that may be associated with an illness. If you feel like you need a GP check-up, why not book in this week? Don’t put off those all-important health checks any longer! #MensHealthWeek
To make an appointment please call 9509 7633 or book online www.glenirismg.com.au