Tag: GP

Long-serving doctors celebrated

Accolades from their peers have recently come the way of two dedicated and skilled Mount Gambier and Millicent GPs.
Dr Peter Charlton and Dr Claire...

Advice in patients’ hands

Anew healthy lifestyle program supports general practitioners to send targeted lifestyle information directly to patient’s smart phones. The program produced by Country SA PHN (Primary...

New plan to attract rural docs

The Federal and State Governments are making it easier for South Australians to see a doctor by attracting and retaining more doctors in regional...

Health clinic officially opens

The Mount Gambier Medicare Urgent Care Clinic was officially opened last week following a “soft launch” in November last year which saw around 20...

Regional GPs awarded

Three Mount Gambier GPs at two of the city’s medical clinics have been awarded grants from the Cancer Council SA to receive a fully...

GP numbers ‘plunge’

The number of doctors at Millicent has plunged to a 50-year low.
The Medical Clinic Millicent is down to just four full-time and one part-time...

Special celebration @ Hawkins

Women’s Health @ Hawkins celebrated its one-year anniversary this month, with the clinic covering specific women’s health issues from contraception, preconception counselling and antenatal...

Urgent care delivered

Mount Gambier GP Richard Try is looking forward to opening a new Medicare Urgent Care Clinic in the Blue Lake city next month, which...

Dementia awareness raised

The Rotary Club of Mount Gambier West invited Dementia Australia representative Liz Withall to provide some information regarding dementia awareness during a combined service...

State Government alters Vaccine Code

South Australian pharmacists will be able to administer 10 more vaccinations including for chickenpox, measles, meningococcal, and shingles, under changes to the Vaccine Code...

Seaside medical services return

Medical services are set to return to Beachport in July. The Wattle Range Council has agreed to lease the empty clinic buildings it owns to...

Self-collection cervical screening tests available

South Australians who are due for cervical screening are being informed they can now choose to perform the test themselves with self-collection tests now...

Medical lifeline in jeopardy

Acoastal town is facing the prospect of its medical clinic closing due to the impending departure of its two GPs. Beachport Medical Services has announced...

COVID vaccine booster eligibility expanded

South Australians over the age of 30 are now eligible to receive their fourth (winter) dose of the COVID-19 vaccination under new guidelines that...

Motorist jailed over dangerous driving

Amale motorist has been jailed for more than four years after pleading guilty to causing the death by dangerous driving of former Millicent GP...