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165 Elphin Rd Newstead, TAS 7250


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21 12, 2023

Felicity hangs up her stethoscope!

2023-12-21T19:08:41+11:00December 21st, 2023|

After 20 years at Newstead Medical, on Wednesday Dr Felicity Wivell officially hung up her stethoscope. We know she’s looking forward to travelling more, kicking back with a good book, and doing whatever it takes to rope new players into bridge. She’s been such a unique part of the fabric [...]

22 10, 2023

Dr Hanson wins GP of the Year!

2023-10-22T14:48:44+11:00October 22nd, 2023|

Congratulations Dr Paul Hanson RACGP Tasmanian GP of the Year! Despite struggling to read and write in Grade 2, he worked tirelessly to get into Medical school at the University of Tasmania. Now, he helps children at Ravenswood Heights Primary School with literacy, encouraging them to pursue their dreams. A fierce advocate for rural health, [...]

26 07, 2023

Welcome back Celine!

2023-07-26T10:52:31+10:00July 26th, 2023|

Dr Celine Goh has returned to Newstead! Many of you will have already met Celine during her previous time with us, and we're thrilled that she's returned to work with us! She is working full-time with us and is accepting new patients. Welcome back Celine!

1 07, 2023

Urgent Care Update

2023-07-01T09:09:00+10:00July 1st, 2023|

On 3 July the Facility Fee at the Urgent Care Centre will increase to $160. This is the first and only increase in fees since the Centre opened over 2 years ago and is necessary for the Centre to remain sustainable given the rising costs of providing our 7-day service. [...]

21 06, 2023

Dr Verity is returning!

2023-06-21T16:20:21+10:00June 21st, 2023|

Big news! From Tuesday 11 July, Dr Verity Foulkes-Taylor will be returning from maternity leave, working every Tuesday and Thursday and Newstead Medical. Having achieved International Board Certification in Lifestyle Medicine, she is currently pursuing a Fellowship in Lifestyle Medicine, and will be working in this space every Tuesday and [...]

27 05, 2023

International Nurses Day

2023-05-27T13:44:16+10:00May 27th, 2023|

We recently celebrated International Nurses Day 2023 on 12 May, the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Nurses are the backbone of our organisation, and our team regularly give up their evenings and weekends to ensure our patients receive the best possible healthcare. Thank [...]

12 04, 2023

Flu Clinics

2023-04-12T09:39:04+10:00April 12th, 2023|

Flu vaccines have arrived. Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone, with government-funded vaccines provided for those at higher risk: -adults over 65 years old -children over 6mths and less than 5 years old -Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander patients -pregnant patients - those at higher risk of complications from influenza [...]

26 03, 2023

Mask Update

2023-03-26T17:57:09+11:00March 26th, 2023|

In line with the update in policy from the Tasmanian Health Service, masks are no longer mandatory when visiting Newstead Medical, the Kings Meadows Medical Centre, the Urgent Care Centre or NewWorkHealth. We recommend using facemasks to reduce the transmission of respiratory viruses and will continue to screen all patients [...]

18 03, 2023

Cam is back!

2023-03-18T17:37:19+11:00March 18th, 2023|

We’re so excited to welcome Dr Cam McClure back to Newstead Medical full-time! He’ll be largely working in the Urgent Care Centre as our Coordinator, though still doing some limited sessions in General Practice with us. Many of our team have worked with Cam in Emergency Medicine in the past, [...]

1 03, 2023

Introducing Dr Ellie

2023-03-01T20:02:43+11:00March 1st, 2023|

We're really excited to welcome Dr Ellie Khalili to the team this year. Ellie relocated from Queensland in 2023, having worked as a GP in Mackay for 4 years. Originally from Iran, she has been working as a General Practitioner since 2011, with a strong interest in skin cancer, women’s [...]