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So far Toby has created 38 blog entries.
27 01, 2022

We’re Accepting New Patients Again!

2022-01-27T20:22:49+11:00January 27th, 2022|

We’ve had a number of new doctors join the team at Newstead Medical. We’re really excited to welcome such excellent doctors, and are thrilled that we can now accept new patients to the practice again. We look forward to introducing you to them over the next few weeks!

15 12, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Masks

2021-12-15T17:25:36+11:00December 15th, 2021|

Tasmania’s borders have now opened. In preparation for changes in the way we will practice, we request that you have a supply of suitable surgical masks Though not yet required just yet, we will soon move to requiring all patients and staff to wear masks on entering the practice, dependent [...]

15 12, 2021

Dr Toby wins Australian GP Supervisor of the Year!

2021-12-15T12:03:27+11:00December 15th, 2021|

At the RACGP National awards, Dr Toby Gardner was announced winner of the Australian GP Supervisor of the Year! As well as being a Partner at Newstead Medical, Kings Meadows Medical Centre and the Urgent Care Centre, Toby is Deputy Chair of the RACGP Tasmania, RACGP Examiner, Supervisor Liaison Officer at General Practice Training Tasmania, and [...]

30 11, 2021

Nick is back in Urgent Care!

2021-11-30T21:43:51+11:00November 30th, 2021|

Dr Nick Stacey is back! Dr Nick will be working with us in the Urgent Care Centre for the next two weeks. He is a Tassie local, studying #medicine at University of Tasmania and working for a couple of years as a GP at Newstead Medical. He has spent the past 5 years working locum [...]

29 08, 2021

We’re Tasmanian Practice of the Year!

2021-08-29T22:27:54+10:00August 29th, 2021|

The RACGP Fellowship and Awards ceremony were held in Hobart on 28 August. We are thrilled to announce that Newstead Medical won Tasmanian General Practice of the year, and Dr Toby Gardner was awarded GP Supervisor of the year. Dr Georgia Bavin also won the Tasmanian medal for highest score [...]

1 08, 2021

Urgent Care Centre opens on weekends!

2021-08-01T17:41:43+10:00August 1st, 2021|

The Urgent Care Centre is now open on weekends! We are now open 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm. The Urgent Care Centre provides a walk-in service for patients requiring urgent medical care that can’t wait to be seen in a normal GP appointment. The State Government have [...]

4 07, 2021

Changes to Telehealth

2021-07-04T17:34:18+10:00July 4th, 2021|

From 1 July the Australian Department of Health has made a number of changes to Telehealth appointments. While telephone consults will still be available for normal appointments, Telehealth for long consultations and new Mental Health Care Plans will now need to be done via video consultation. The RACGP and Australian [...]

30 06, 2021

Dr Jane Fuller Retires!

2021-06-30T17:31:38+10:00June 30th, 2021|

Today we celebrate the massive contribution of Dr Jane Fuller to Newstead Medical in her retirement. An absolute stalwart of the General Practitioners in the North of the state, she has been looking after the health of the Launceston community for almost 40 years. Jane’s also worked in various other roles [...]

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