Important Patient Notice
- Flu Vaccines 2021
Our flu shots have arrived!
You can now call the practice now to book a flu shot appointment, they are $15 per shot. Note you can not have your Covid vaccine 14 days prior or after your flu shot. There needs to be a 14 day gap. The free government ones have not yet arrived.
Covid Vaccine – Astra Zeneca
As of 1st of October 1st of October the Government has reduced the funding for Telehealth consultations . Unfortunately Telehealth consultations will incur a fee that is partially refunded by Medicare. After your consultation you will be transferred to reception and they will take payment over the phone. A consultation less than 20mins is $70.00 with a rebate of $38.75 from Medicare with out of pocket $31.25.
Live Life Get Active is a registered health promotion charity focused on health, fitness and wellness. Sydney North Health Network is pleased to be able to offer 3 months of free online access to their health and wellbeing program to those who live or work in the Northern Sydney region.
- Doctors updated days
It’s wonderful news that Dr Melinda Sullivan-Bunt now works Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday. Also Dr Sami Spencer has increased her days to Monday, Wednesday & Friday. So now patients should find more appointment times available.
- COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS
PLEASE RING RECEPTION PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT IF YOU HAVE A FEVER OR FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS LIKE A COUGH, SORE THROAT OR DIFFICULTY BREATHING OR HAVE TRAVELLED IN LAST 14 DAYS. OR HAD CLOSE CONTACT WITH SOMEONE DIAGNOSED WITH OR SUSPECTED OF HAVING CORONA VIRUS IN THE 14 DAYS BEFORE GETTING SICK.
WHEN YOU COME FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT STAY OUTSIDE OR IN YOUR CAR AND CALL THE RECEPTION 9997 3911 LET THEM KNOW YOU ARE HERE.
- New Staff
We have a new Doctor working at Pittwater Family Practice, Dr Sami Spencer who works Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Fridays. Dr Sami Spencer is now taking on new patient’s. You can book online or by calling the practice.
We also have a new Practice Nurse with us Jo. Jo has relocated from the UK with her family and is enjoying living on the Northern Beaches!
We have a new receptionist with us her name is Eliza. She is currently studying, and will be working Wednesdays and Fridays, we fare-welled Kate as she heads off on her overseas adventure.
Did you know that Doctor Rowena Giard performs cosmetics at Pittwater Family Practice. See the Cosmetics page for more details or ring the practice.
- Online Bookings
Did you know that you can now book your appointments with us online? Here’s a quick video to show you how it all works:
You can download the HotDoc app simply by clicking on the following link: https://goo.gl/xMTyvH
Do you know when your last Tetanus vaccine was?
Did you know that if you are aged between 70 and 79 years of age, you may be eligible for a free vaccine to prevent shingles?
If you are over 65 years of age, have you had your Pneumococcal vaccine?
Do you feel you or any family members missed vaccines at school?
The NSW government has recently provided funding for anyone under 20 years of age to “catch up” any vaccination they may have missed from the NSW childhood immunisation schedule.
Please chat to your doctor at your next consultation to ensure you are protected.