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COVID Antiviral Update

COVID-19 antivirals have broader eligibility criteria from July 11. Antivirals can reduce the risk of hospitalisation by up to 88% in those at high risk, so please read this email carefully to see if you or someone you care for may be eligible. Eligibility. COVID-19 positive (RAT or PCR) with symptoms < 5 days and […]
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Flu update

2022 free government and private flu vaccines ($25) are available. This year, a spike in influenza is expected due to international travel opening up and reduced social distancing.Bookings are available online on weekdays at Lyneham and Denman and at weekends at Crace. What is in the 2022 vaccine?Vaccines are quadrivalent, covering two influenzae A and […]
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5 to 11 year Pfizer Vaccination Information

We look forward to vaccinating your child with the paediatric Pfizer vaccine. Information about the vaccine is available here. You will be able to book their second dose of the vaccine online immediately after your first visit. The second dose is recommended 8 weeks after the first. Please ensure your child is dressed for easy […]
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COVID Positive Patient Information

YourGP provides this information to help you know what to expect when diagnosed with COVID-19. We wish you the best with your recovery. ACT Public Health will notify you of your positive result via SMS. They will send a survey to find out if you have been in a high-risk location, for example, a nursing […]
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3rd dose COVID-19 vaccine for immunocompromised individuals.

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) recommends a third primary dose of COVID-19 vaccine in severely immunocompromised individuals. The standard two-dose schedule for those who are severely immunocompromised may provide a less than optimal immune response. The third dose aims to maximise the level of the immune response as close as possible to the general […]
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AstraZeneca and the under 60’s: 50 shades of Grey

If you’re drawn to this article, then you’re probably looking for some information to help you make a decision regards getting your COVID vaccine.  With the federal government seemingly saying one thing and other institutions such as ATAGI saying another, you may well be wondering what the best thing to do is? Wait for the […]
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Pregnancy and Mental Health

Most people have heard of post-natal depression, but did you know being pregnant can put you at increased risk of other mental health conditions? The mental health and well-being of mum and dad is vital for the healthy development and well-being of the baby.  It’s important to be informed of mental health conditions associated with […]
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Multivitamins and pregnancy – before, during and after part 2.

Last week we looked at the nutritional deficiencies possible in pregnancy. This week we are now walking through the most common products available in the Australian market and a short FAQ. Elevit Preconception & Pregnancy Multivitamin: Elevit is a market leader favoured by health professionals.Benefits – this is a complete pregnancy multivitamin. Women only need […]
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Multivitamins and pregnancy – before, during and after Part 1.

Women who are planning pregnancy often ask their GP about vitamin and mineral supplements. They want to make sure they are getting enough essential nutrients for a growing baby. However, there are so many supplements in pharmacies that it can be confusing. This article with deal with nutritional needs in the preconception and antenatal period. […]
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COVID Vaccine Update June 2021

We are receiving a high volume of calls about whether we are providing the Pfizer vaccine. Due to limited supply, the Garran Surge Centre is currently the only location providing Pfizer in the ACT. When this changes we will inform you. If you are eligible for 1B and are under the age of 50 years, […]
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