18/2/2020 New College Hill Doctors Advice - Due to the new Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), we would like your help to protect other patients and our clinic staff:
If you think your symptoms are caused by the coronavirus (eg. fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath), or
if you have been OVERSEAS in the past 14 DAYS, or
if you have been in contact with an unwell person who has recently been in ASIA,
Please do not book your appointment on H365. Please RING US on 3608008. Please advise reception of the above history when you phone and our staff will let your doctor know. Special arrangements may be requested by the doctor depending on your circumstances, please DO NOT come into the clinic without being okay-ed by the doctor.
* New Healthline dedicated number for health related calls about coronavirus - 0800 358 5453. The original Healthline 0800 611 116 is still available for free general advice over the phone. Healthline interpreters are available 24 hours everyday for both lines.
News Jan 2020 - Widened funding for Menactra vaccination (for protection against A, C, W, Y strains of Meningococcal bacteria) is available and recommended for the following groups:
Adolescents and young adults aged 13 to 25 years (inclusive) who are entering within the next 3 months or in their first year of living in boarding school hostels, tertiary education halls of residence, military barracks, or prisons. Funded for one dose.
From 1 December 2019 to 30 November 2020 only, adolescents and young adults aged 13 to 25 years (inclusive) currently living in boarding school hostels, tertiary education halls of residence, military barracks, or prisons. Funded for one dose.
Please note students living in crowded flats are not eligible for funded Menactra, however private purchase vaccines are recommended and available. To be maximally protected against meningococcal diseases (such as meningitis), private purchase of Bexsero (protects against meningococcal B) is recommended in addition to cover for A,C,W,Y strains - i.e. 2 different vaccines recommended.
8/1/2020 News - We are pleased to announce that Dr Deborah Waxman will be starting work on 13/1/2020 following Dr Hathsala Randeni's relocation overseas. Dr Waxman is a very experienced doctor originally trained in the UK. You can read her bio on the "Doctors" page. Dr Waxman will initially work 2 half days per week with regular increases over the next 3 months as she becomes more available.
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