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28 05, 2024

Tasmanian Rural Health Conference

2024-05-28T17:49:09+10:00May 28th, 2024|

As Tasmanian RACGP Chair, Dr Toby Gardner spoke at the RDAT Rural Health Conference in Devonport on 25-26 May. He was part of a panel discussing Multidisciplinary Teams in General Practice and how to better use coordinated care with other allied health practitioners to look after our patients. He was [...]

6 04, 2024

Introducing Dr Felicity Acheson!

2024-04-06T12:25:08+11:00April 6th, 2024|

We recently welcomed Dr Felicty Acheson back to Tasmania! Originally from Scottsdale, Felicity is a local UTAS Launceston Clinical School graduate who has returned home after years working in regional Victoria and around Australia in Aboriginal Health Services. She'll be working Monday to Wednesday at Newstead, Fridays at Kings Meadows, [...]

3 03, 2024

Carpark Flu Clinics

2024-03-03T11:20:26+11:00March 3rd, 2024|

It's that time of year again! Carpark Flu Clinics will commence on Sunday 21 April. Both government-funded vaccines for eligible patients, as well as private vaccines, will be available. Bookings can be made online through Automed.

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 [...]