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Wednesday, 15 April 2020 11:45

Flu Clinics (2020)

Our recent after hours flu clinics held over the weekend proved a hit with hundreds of older patients taking the opportunity to get a flu shot before the flu season arrives. This was a new initiative by Busselton Medical Practice to protect older people from exposure to disease.

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Tuesday, 07 April 2020 15:41

Your General Practice in the CoVID-19 World

The last 3 weeks, for us all, has been filled with making and adjusting to change. Each day has brought new problems, compromises and frustrations to our ways of working and living.

The way we deliver health care in General Practice has been overhauled to help contain the spread of CoVID-19 while still being able to provide as close to usual care of our patients as we can. We have rushed to adjust to this and now can draw breath to reflect and refine our processes.

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Wednesday, 04 March 2020 09:29



It is apparent that in the coming weeks the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in China will spread to Australia to a significant degree. The television footage of Chinese health workers head to toe in protective suits, together with many questions yet to be answered about the virus and its health effects, has led to high levels of community anxiety. So, what should we all be doing in Busselton?

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Thursday, 30 May 2019 13:24

Colds and Antibiotics

Colds and Antibiotics: Rarely a Good Combination

One of the commonest reasons people visit the doctor over winter is for a respiratory illness with symptoms such as a sore throat, hoarseness, runny nose, sneezing, fever or a cough. Their reasons for seeking medical help are varied.

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