Phone 03 5754 3400
Caring for the Upper Kiewa Community since 1956
03 5754 3400
0830 - 5.30 Mon-Fri
10 - 12 Saturday
If you have a medical emergency phone 000 immediately. If you need to see a Doctor outside of Clinic Hours please phone the hospital on 03 5754 3500.
A nurse will triage and contact the Doctor on call if required.
WELCOME DR SAM DALY AND DR LAUREN CUSSEN
We are excited to welcome Dr Samantha Daly and Dr Lauren Cussen to the practice as our General Practitioner Registrars. Sam and Lauren will be involved in all aspects of our practice including oncall, afterhours, nursing home sessions, ward rounds, vaccinations, health assessments, and management plans and will be open for appointments from February 8th, 2018. They are very keen to get to know our patients and plan on being involved in the community.
WELCOME TO OUR TWO NEW MEDICAL STUDENTS
We would also like to welcome our two new medical students for 2018 – Sam Aslam and Julia Barrington. Sam and Julia are very keen to become part of our medical team and will be assisting with all aspects of patient clinical care. We hope that you will be happy to see Sam or Julia as well as show them what a great community we have. Sam and Julia will be available for appointments early March. We know that you will make them feel welcome.
With two “Sams”, two “Laurens” and a Laura in our practice team, our staff will need to be diligent in making sure we have booked the right doctor for you. Please confirm with the receptionist if you are unsure.
SORRY TO SAY GOODBYE
As reported last month, we are very sad to say goodbye to our trainee, Bonnie McGlead who is leaving us to head over to West Australia (Pilbara region) to work as a Jillaroo on a large cattle station. We wish Bonnie all the very best and thank her for her friendship and hard work over the past two years.
2017 Young Athlete & Performer Sponsorship
Congratulations to Jonah Cosgriff (Mountain biking) and Tarita Hutton (Equestrian) for their successful application to the above sponsorship. Mount Beauty Medical Centre and Kiewa Valley Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy enjoy supporting local young people achieve their potential in the sporting and performing arena. We are sure that the $500 cheque each will help Jonah and Tarita continue with their sporting activities and we wish them both the very best for the future. If you know of a young local person who may benefit from this sponsorship please keep tune for the opening of the 2018 applications
SKIN CANCER PROGRAM
Mount Beauty Medical Centre in conjunction with AGL are holding skin cancer checks for all AGL employees. This program will run over the next 3 months and we are impressed with the response rate to date. Well done AGL for being proactive in the health of your employees.
DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that we bulk bill all young people who live in the area and are still at school? We need their medicare number and if they are a minor, the medicare number, name and date of birth of a parent. We can then transmit the account directly to Medicare so there is no out of pocket expence.
Did you know that Mount Beauty Medical Centre doctors are on-call afterhours 75% of the year – every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night, every public holiday, every day over the Christmas and Easter periods and every third Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. If you ring the hospital, the nurse will triage you and contact the doctor if needed or requested.