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So far Toby has created 30 blog entries.
19 05, 2021

Now Accepting Afterpay

2021-05-19T09:54:44+10:00May 19th, 2021|

We're happy to announce that we can now accept Afterpay, with refunds processed immediately on-site and deposited into your nominated bank account with Medicare.

2 05, 2021

Phase 2a vaccination

2021-05-02T16:49:57+10:00May 2nd, 2021|

Phase 2a COVID-19 vaccination for all Australians 50 years and over will commence from 3 May at Newstead Medical. You can book an appointment online at

22 04, 2021

COVID vaccination

2021-04-22T20:07:04+10:00April 22nd, 2021|

Tasmania has the highest COVID vaccination rate in Australia, utilising 100% of our allocation. We still have spaces available in our COVID vaccination clinics for over 70s and those over 50 with a chronic medical condition, and we continue to recommend vaccination for these vulnerable groups as soon as possible. [...]

30 03, 2021

Company Flu Vaccinations

2021-03-30T09:38:49+11:00March 30th, 2021|

Private flu vaccinations have arrived. We’re now able to provide on-site vaccinations for businesses, to avoid the disruption of employees having to leave for their vaccination. While we still don’t know how this flu season will play out, there are already a lot more respiratory viruses circulating than last year, [...]

17 03, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination

2021-03-17T20:56:46+11:00March 17th, 2021|

COVID-19 vaccination will commence on Tue 23 March at Newstead Medical for those eligible for the Phase 1b rollout. Existing patients can book online if they meet the eligibility requirements (as per the Department of Health people with a specified medical condition need to provide proof of eligibility via My [...]

3 03, 2021

Urgent Care Centre Opens!

2021-03-03T21:56:48+11:00March 3rd, 2021|

On Monday 1 March the Urgent Care Centre opened! 4 years in the planning, we have hit the ground running with multiple varied urgent presentations from Day 1, and has been warmly embraced by the community as an alternative option to presenting to the Emergency Department with non-emergency conditions.

14 02, 2021

Farewell Seth!

2021-02-14T18:59:52+11:00February 14th, 2021|

We recently said farewell to Seth, Dr Toby's son, who's been working in reception for the last year (you may have heard his deep dulcet tones on the end of the phone line), as he relocates to Brisbane to study at the Queensland College of Art. Seth's been part of [...]

10 02, 2021

Dan is back!

2021-02-10T19:55:11+11:00February 10th, 2021|

Dan is back! Dr Daniel Kirk returned to Newstead Medical on Thursday 28 January in a full-time capacity, after he and Dr Verity Foulkes-Taylor welcomed beautiful baby August into the world (last July!). We're stoked that he has returned to our team, and he's now accepting new patients!

31 01, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out: What We Know So Far

2021-01-31T13:13:08+11:00January 31st, 2021|

We've submitted our Expression of Interest to be a vaccine administration centre for Phase 1b of the Astra Zeneca (Oxford) vaccine programme (i.e. for >70, those with chronic illness, ATSI >55 and high-risk workers not already covered) Bookings will ONLY be able to be made through a National Booking System [...]

25 10, 2020


2020-10-25T04:21:03+11:00October 25th, 2020|

From Monday 26 October, entrance to Newstead Medical will be via the rear of the building (Waiting Area 3) as we renovate the main Reception Area. The Elphin Road entrance will be closed for 2 weeks, with access to Waiting Area 3 via the lift or via the door from [...]