Flu Clinics will be running in late May
The flu vaccine will be available later than usual this year.
Flu Clinics will start in late May which will allow time for your immunity to be strengthened before the flu season starts (June to September).
For anyone travelling to the Glen Forrest Medical Centre from Midland on the Great Eastern Highway please be aware that Mainroads WA will be undertaking roadwork between 19/02/18 until 30/03/18 during the hours of 5am and 3pm.
Please take this in to consideration when planning your travel time.
At Glen Forrest Medical Centre you can now upload your shared health summary to My Health Record.
My Health Records is a secure electronic summary of your health information which can be accessed anywhere in Australia.
It would include your medical conditions, medications, allergies and immunisations.
For more information on how to register please speak to one of our receptionists or go to https://myhealthrecord.gov.au/
Or if you are already registered please speak to your doctor.
You can also register for My Health Records through your My Gov account.
As of the 1st February, medicines that contain codeine will no longer be available without a prescription.
You will need to book an appointment with your doctor if you require a script.
For more information: Codeine-containing medicines
Dr Erin O’Donnell-Taylor will be starting at the Glen Forrest Medical Centre on the 16th of January 2018.
For more information on Dr O’Donnell-Taylor please follow the link: Dr Erin O’Donnell-Taylor
Saturday 23rd December – Open
Sunday 24th December – Closed
Christmas Day (Monday) – Closed
Boxing Day (Tuesday) – Closed
Wednesday 27th December – Open
Thursday 28th December – Open
Friday 29th December – Open
Saturday 30th December – Open
Sunday 31st December – Closed
New Years Day (Monday) – Closed
Tuesday 2nd January – Open
Our amazing nurse Sinead will be doing the Ride to Conquer Cancer again this year.
In October over 2 days she will ride over 200km as part of the Woodside team.
She has raised over $5000 that will go to the Harry Perkins Research Institute for much needed medical research.
Sinead would like to say thank you to everyone who has donated and supported her, a fundraising tin is at the reception desk if you would still like to donate.
The Department of Health is conducting a free immunisation program for all children aged 15-19 years (up to their 20th birthday)
The vaccine protects against four serogroups of meningococcal bacteria: A, C, W and Y.
In 2017 the program will entail school-based immunisation in Years 10, 11 and 12 with additional clinics conducted at community health clinics to capture age-eligible persons not receiving the vaccine at school.
For more information follow the link, Meningococcal Vaccination Program or contact the surgery
On the 11th of June 2017 our nurse Karen will celebrate 10 years service at the Glen Forrest Medical Centre.
To mark the occasion we asked her a few questions: [Read more…]
Glen Forrest Medical Centre
4 Hardey Road
Glen Forrest WA 6071