Newsletter October 2018 – Polio

25 Oct 2018Newsletter October 2018 – Polio

Polio outbreak in Papua New Guinea   The following recommendations have been issued by the Department of Health: Australian residents planning to visit PNG for less than four weeks should be up to date with their polio vaccination. Australian residents travelling to PNG intending to stay for longer than four weeks should have a documented polio […]

Newsletter September 2018 – Cervical Screening

25 Sep 2018Newsletter September 2018 – Cervical Screening

With the weather getting a bit warmer why not get out of the city and try to recreate this photo? It is taken from the top of the Lerderderg-track, about an hours drive from Melbourne.  More ideas of great Victorian walks can be found at the Parks Victoria website or using the Parks Discovery app. From October […]

Newsletter August 2018 – My Health Record

25 Aug 2018Newsletter August 2018 – My Health Record

In an earlier newsletter we shared some information about the changes that are happening to the My Health Record. Since then, new legislation has been announced which strengthens privacy provisions. One of the key changes prohibits police and government agencies access without consent unless a court order has been obtained. To read the full media release click […]

Newsletter July 2018

31 Jul 2018Newsletter July 2018

We celebrated Andrea’s last day at Turn the Corner last Friday. As you can imagine, the team is all very sad to see her go but wish her all the best! ”Sadly, my chapter at TTC has come to an end and I am on the move to South Australia. Although I feel very sad […]

Newsletter June 2018

27 Jun 2018Newsletter June 2018

​$1 from every consult at our clinic goes towards helping the villagers of Ghandruk get access to better health care. My husband and I met during a trek in Nepal in 2008, and this is something we still do together ten years on. It was amazing to be able to visit, see the improvements and […]

Newsletter May 2018

30 May 2018Newsletter May 2018

The colder weather has most definitely arrived! We have been very busy vaccinating many of you against the flu. We are out of private flu vaccines due to a very limited quantity being available this year. Supply of the government funded influenza vaccines has also been affected. We are grateful for your understanding and patience […]

Newsletter April 2018 – Influenza Vaccines

25 Apr 2018Newsletter April 2018 – Influenza Vaccines

If you are one of the many people who have asked about flu vaccines, then hopefully this newsletter will answer some of your questions. The information is taken from experts in the field and will hopefully provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision this flu season. What is influenza? Influenza, […]

Newsletter February 2018

25 Feb 2018Newsletter February 2018

Well-being support, available when you need it. Professionally trained counsellors are available 24/7 to listen, support and encourage you to connect with others and improve your wellbeing. Call 1300 096 269 for support. Important update on Meningococcal Disease We have continued to see an increase in the number of Meningococcal cases over the past few […]

Newsletter January 2018

31 Jan 2018Newsletter January 2018

We hope you all had a relaxing break over the Christmas and New Year period. Most of us at Turn the Corner have had some time off, so we’re feeling refreshed and ready for what 2018 brings. Tamsin has seen a few cases of Glandular Fever recently. This virus commonly affects adolescents and young adults, […]

Newsletter November 2017

30 Nov 2017Newsletter November 2017

Turn the Corner has recently undergone accreditation. Accreditation is a voluntary process which involves an extensive on-site review by a team of GP surveyors and Co-surveyors. We were evaluated on the the quality and safety of the practice environment, our systems and processes and patient care. We passed with flying colours and are proud to […]