Clinic News

Public Holiday

Glen Iris Medical Group will be closed Monday 11th June due to the Queen's Birthday Holiday.  

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FLU SUPPLY UPDATE

Glen Iris Medical Group currently has a reasonable supply of private Flu vaccines and very few government supplies. We will be unable to order more private flu vaccine in the foreseeable future. Please call on 03 9509 7633 to make an appointment.

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Signs and Symptoms of Influenza

Influenza (or the ‘flu’) is a viral infection that is transmitted person to person via airborne ‘droplets’, tiny particles of fluid that are expelled into the air, or onto a surface when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It affects the respiratory tract, the nose,...

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My Health Record

  In a highly anticipated announcement, the Minister for Health the Hon. Greg Hunt confirmed recently the My Health Record (MHR) opt-out three-month window will commence from 16 July to 15 October 2018. Every Australian will be offered a MHR unless they choose to...

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National Heart Week 2018: ‘Don’t get the SITS!’

During the week April 29th to May 6th 2018, the National Heart Foundation celebrates Heart Week. This year they are promoting the benefits of physical activity on heart health. The ‘Don’t Get the SITS’ campaign aims to get Australians moving in order to improve heart...

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Flu Clinics

            Please call reception on 9509 7633 to book an appointment Friday 27th April             1.30-3.00pm Saturday 28th April    10.30-12.30pm Tuesday 1st May             5.30-7.30pm Wednesday 2nd May      1.30-3.00pm  Thursday 3rd...

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Meningococcal Vaccination-What’s new and changing.

By Dr Jane Healy There are two new vaccines that many parents and adults may have recently heard about. They are Bexsero and Menactra. Both these vaccines protect against the infection caused by the different subgroups of the bacteria Neisseria Meningitidis. There are...

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National Listeriosis Outbreak

Listeriosis is a type of food poisoning caused by consumption of food that has been contaminated by Listeria bacteria. It is thought to cause around 150 hospitalisations and 15 deaths in Australia every year. In recent weeks, an outbreak of Listeriosis linked to...

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Influenza Vaccines 2018 – Important Information for Patients

Vaccinations for the 2018 influenza (flu) season will shortly be delivered to medical centres and pharmacies across Australia. There are a number of important changes this year, implemented in response to the particularly severe flu season experienced last year. Why...

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Smoking and the Pill: What is the risk?

Oral contraceptive medication commonly referred to as the ‘Pill” works to prevent pregnancy by supplying the body with hormones that make an egg unsuitable for fertilisation. It is generally considered a very safe drug and its short term and long term use has been...

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Important Changes to After Hours Doctor Services

Many people use after-hours doctor services when their usual doctor is closed. After hours doctors provide medical care either in your home or in special after-hours deputising clinics across Victoria. They provide care strictly after hours meaning evenings, weekends...

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Changes to Codeine Prescribing – Effective 1st February 2018

Effective from February 1st 2018, the Therapeutic Good Administration (TGA) have ruled that all medications containing codeine will no longer be available without a prescription. This includes medicines that contain codeine in combination with other analgesics such as...

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Opening Hours

Mon: 8.30am – 6.30pm
Tue: 8.00am – 6.30pm
Wed & Thu: 8.30am – 7.00pm
Fri: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Sat: 8.30am –12.00pm
Sun: 8.30am – 12.00pm

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