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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.

31 05, 2022

Welcome Cormac!

2022-05-31T18:40:48+10:00May 31st, 2022|

Welcome Dr Cormac! Dr Cormac Keane has relocated to Launceston with his young family after 8 years in Mossman, Sydney. A GP of over 20 years’ experience, he is originally from Ireland and trained in the UK before moving to Australia in 2013. Cormac has extensive experience in semi-rural and [...]

25 05, 2022

RACGP President Dr Karen Price visits

2022-05-25T14:13:34+10:00May 25th, 2022|

Recently we hosted the President of our RACGP , the indefatigable Adj Prof Karen Price at Newstead Medical and the Urgent Care Centre. Along with Tasmanian Chair Dr Tim Jackson and Faculty Manager Catherine Back, they met with Deputy Chair Dr Toby Gardner and the team at Newstead to discuss [...]

15 05, 2022

12 May, Happy International Nurses Day!

2022-05-15T21:37:51+10:00May 15th, 2022|

Nurses are the backbone of our healthcare system. They’re there to provide for the most vulnerable in our community, and are prepared to walk alongside our patients through the most difficult of journeys. They can bring a smile to patients experiencing the most painful of conditions, and grieve with those [...]