Surgery News

June 2022 Update

To provide high quality health services to our community, we continue to invest in our staff, equipment, and advice to ensure the sustainability of the Beechworth Surgery. Audit changes We recently had an external specialist audit our practice. In the coming months we will begin to implement some changes; some

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Practice Nurse position

Beechworth Surgery is seeking an enthusiastic and team-orientated Registered Nurse to join our team 3 days per week. You will work in a friendly and supportive environment, helping to deliver high quality patient outcomes within our GP clinic. Computer skills and an interest in Chronic Disease Management would be advantageous.

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Flu Update

In addition to very high rates of COVID-19 infection, we have also been picking up quite a large number of Influenza A (“the Flu”) infections through the surgery. Many of these have been in local school-aged children or adults in contact with school children. Influenza can have similar symptoms to

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Update on our doctor situation

We’re sorry to say it’s still difficult to get an appointment and the only answer is that we need more doctors. We are very lucky to have the group of doctors in our team, and that’s a position many other small towns would envy. This year we’ve been able to

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January Update

After-hours on-call and Saturday morning clinics have ended. Due to the continued difficulty in recruiting doctors, we have now ceased to provide Saturday morning clinics and on-call services out of usual surgery hours (weekdays 9am to 5.30pm). An on-call doctor will be available each day during surgery hours for our

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COVID-19 Updates (20 Aug 2021)

Beechworth Surgery COVID-19 Updates The health services in Beechworth are working together to provide the best possible service to our community during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. You can refer to this page regularly for up-to-date advice and information from all Beechworth’s health services; our surgery, the Beechworth Health Service (hospital)

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Shingles Vaccinations

The Federal government has made the Shingles vaccine, Zostavax, available free to those aged between 70 and 79. We have been progressively contacting those eligible but if you would like to pre-empt this, please discuss with your doctor next time you see them. Note that eligibility for the free vaccine

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