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We Welcome Dr Sumudu Cooray

Sumudu grew up in the South East suburbs of Melbourne and graduated from Monash University in 2008. She completed her internship and residency at Monash Health including completion of a Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology – which allows her to offer her patients shared maternity care.

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Mental Health During Covid-19: Caring For Yourself and Others

Our mental health is affected by changes in our social environment ,and no event in recent history has wrought havoc with our daily lives quite like COVID-19. Isolation and other restrictions may increase anxiety and stress as may worries about finances, employment and family. You can maintain your mental health with various online supports.

Please consult one of our doctors at GIMG if you need further mental health advice.

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Open Sundays

Dr Russell Bensky will be consulting in the clinic on Sundays from 8.30-12pm.

Patients can be seen face to face or via telephone consultation.

If you require an appointment please call reception to book.

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From the Doctor’s Desk by Dr Jane Healy

From all at Glen Iris Medical Group we are wishing that you and your family are all safe and well. 2020 has so far been a difficult year for everyone.

The bushfires brought the new year in, followed by hail storms, dust storms and now COVID-19. Our lives have changed and phrases such as social distancing and lockdown, are part of our vocabulary. Schools are now on-line, many now work from home and the roads are quiet.

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Melbourne Pathology

Melbourne Pathology remains open for patients.

Please don’t delay any pathology requests as management of patient care continues.

Patients are screened at the door to make sure they are feeling well before entering the clinic.

The opening hours are:

Monday—Friday: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Saturday: 8.30am – 12.00pm

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Flu Vaccine Update

Dear Patients

We currently have limited supply of over 65 and reasonable supply of under 65 flu vaccine, and are running regular clinics.
Demand for flu vaccines is much higher than normal years and supply is difficult to obtain and limited.
We are working hard to ensure everyone is protected for flu within the constraints of supply.

By Dr Lisa Prichard

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New Practice Nurse

We are thrilled to welcome Esther our new registered nurse to the practice.
Esther is an experienced practice nurse and over the years has obtained several additional qualifications to aid with the nursing services she can provide.

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Flu Season 2020

All our patients would be aware of the unprecedented demand for flu vaccine this year.

Practices all over Australia are struggling with demand and supply.

On a good note, however so far flu prevalence is very low. One sixth transmission compared to the same time last year, mostly due our strict social distancing measures.

Dr Lisa Prichard

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Please be advised that we are still consulting on Sunday’s from 8.30am – 12pm.

Consultations will be by telephone however patients can be seen face to face if necessary.

If you require a Sunday appointment please call to book during the week.

If a patient requires an urgent Sunday on the day appointment, bookings can ONLY be made online.

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Novel Coronavirus

Novel Coronavirus

Please read the website below for updates and information on the Coronavirus.

If you feel you meet the criteria and could possibly have Coronavirus ring the Department of health number 1800 675 398

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