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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 [...]

28 02, 2023

New Physiotherapist at Newstead Medical

2023-02-28T22:08:37+11:00February 28th, 2023|

We’re excited to announce the addition of a new physiotherapist, Jelene from Riverside Physiotherapy, to the allied health team. Complementing the work of Justin our exercise physiologist, Jelene has experience in all musculoskeletal conditions including those affecting the elderly. She is a GLA:D provider for patients with osteoarthritis of the [...]

27 02, 2023

COVID boosters

2023-02-27T21:49:01+11:00February 27th, 2023|

COVID booster vaccine clinics have re-commenced, with the new bivalent BA.4/5 vaccine. If you haven't had COVID infection for over 6 months and are 18-64 you should consider a booster, and ATAGI certainly recommends the booster if you are over 65 or immune-compromised. Image credit: REUTERS

13 02, 2023

We’re changing to Automed

2023-02-13T17:31:54+11:00February 13th, 2023|

We’re switching our online booking system from HotDoc to AutoMed We’ll be running both platforms in tandem for the next month, but after that you’ll need to book online through AutoMed. AutoMed has a number of extra features that will improve how we communicate with you. You can download the [...]

7 02, 2023

Karinna is Back

2023-02-07T20:11:56+11:00February 7th, 2023|

Dr Karinna is back! After spending the last few years on the mainland completing her training, Dr Karinna Fyfe has returned home to Launceston. She’ll be working Mondays and Fridays at Newstead Medical and every Tuesday at our Kings Meadows Medical Centre, commencing Tuesday 7 February. Karinna has an interest [...]

12 12, 2022

GPs in Parliament

2022-12-12T14:26:59+11:00December 12th, 2022|

Along with 26 other GPs from all around the country, Dr Gardner spent 3 days in Parliament in late November lobbying to improve Medicare and bring doctors back to General Practice. There were over 90 separate meetings held over 2 days with Ministers, MPs and Senators, with the RACGP presenting [...]

9 08, 2022

New Exercise Physiologist

2022-08-09T14:07:28+10:00August 9th, 2022|

Justin Ockerby is a locally raised and University of Tasmania-trained Exercise Physiologist who has just joined the team at NewWorkHealth full-time! He is passionate about the benefits of exercise of any level in health, across a full spectrum of conditions, with particular interests in injury rehabilitation and cardiovascular conditions. Outside [...]

4 07, 2022

Free flu vaccinations!

2022-07-04T18:17:03+10:00July 4th, 2022|

With Tasmania experiencing by far the worst flu season in over 5 years, we welcome the announcement today that the State will continue to fund flu vaccination for all Tasmanians until 31 July. You can book online through our website.