Surgery News

The Dr Meg Warren Scholarship for Rural Health

The Dr Meg Warren Scholarship for Rural Health is an education and study award established conjointly by Beechworth Surgery and Beechworth Health Service Board of Management, to encourage local people to take up studies in health-related disciplines at either undergraduate or postgraduate levels, and return to practice in the local

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Community Update – COVID-19

Update as at 7pm 29 September 2021. The case referred to below has now been reclassified as a false positive. This means patients will not be contacted by the Public Health Unit. Our advice remains that if you experience any COVID-like symptoms, please get tested. Please make use of the

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Ongoing shortage of appointments

I’d like to start by apologising for our ongoing difficulty in recruiting more doctors. This often means you are not able to get an appointment as soon as you would like with your preferred doctor. As health care professionals we would also prefer your health concerns to be addressed promptly

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Flu Vaccine 2021

The vaccine is available free to: Those aged 65 or older Those with a medical condition predisposing them to severe influenza Young children aged 6 months to 4 years 11 months Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged at least 6 months Pregnant women   Please contact the surgery to

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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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