COVID Guidlines

Patients over 50 are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines. Our team welcome you to make an appointment either online or by calling the practice. If you are after further information regarding the vaccine, please usethe following link.
All patients are now required to wear a mask, as an additional infection control precaution during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mediscreen Clinic thanks the wider community for the efforts during the quarantine period to keep us all healthy and safe.

If you have the following please advise reception immediately:
- Fever- Chills- Cough-Sore Throat-Shortness of Breath-Runny Nose -Interstate/Overseas travel or have returned from a known RED zone in the last 14 days-Contact with suspected case of CoVID-19 OR anyone with the above symptoms

COVID - 19 ANNOUCEMENT FOR OUR PATIENTS

All  patients are now required to wear a mask, as an additional infection control precaution during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is an additional infection control precaution, in line with the Department of Health and Human Services advice, to further protect our most vulnerable people.
•    Patients can provide their own mask.
•    Please ensure you dispose of masks safely by using the clinical waste bins located at the main entry/exit
•    Please perform hand hygiene after disposing of masks.
Unfortunately, no one will be permitted to attend Mediscreen if they do not adhere to wearing a mask.
Please help us keep our other patients and staff and community safe by adhering to these measures
Please refer to the short video resources below to support the correct application and removal of masks:

Application of Mask: 


https://youtu.be/yX0TidD9PX8

Removal of Mask:

https://youtu.be/Q-gCef7GMkU

During these uncertain times Mediscreen Clinic is exercising caution in whom to invite into the clinic. Any patient with symptoms of CoVID-19 Virus is requested not to enter the clinic and to request an initial telephone consultation.

If you have any symptoms listed below OR if you have been in contact with someone with suspected CoVID-19 disease OR you have travelled interstate/overseas or to a known RED zone in the last 14 days
then please advise reception prior to entering the clinic:
- Fever- Chills- Cough - Sore Throat- Shortness of Breath- Runny Nose
We may request to triage you via phone prior to your attendance at the clinic.
This is to ensure the highest level of safety for our patients and staff.

Is it safe to come into the clinic?
For most people, it is safe to come into the clinic to see your GP.
However, if you are:• Immuno-compromised due to illness or medication• Have pre-existing conditions such as high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes• 65 years or older• Currently pregnant
You may wish to consider a telehealth consultationIn addition, we have signage, online and telephone messages in place asking patients to let Reception know if they:
• Have any of the symptoms associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19)• Have been in contact with a known patient with Coronavirus (COVID-19), traveled overseas recently or traveled to a known RED zone i the last 14 days

Mediscreen Clinic thanks the wider community for their efforts during the quarantine period to keep us all healthy and safe.

It is important to prioritise your health even in these challenging times. Remember your local GPs and nurses are here to provide expert advice when it matters most.
Some of our doctors will continue to provide consultation over the phone while other doctors are available to review you face to face.

As a team we respect the decision of some of our doctors to continue providing care in the way they feel is safest for themselves and their families.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause our patients and would like to regardless of your concern. We appreciate your patience and understanding of our practice during this challenging time.
As the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues, we wanted to share with you some important information about the steps we’re taking to reduce the risk of exposure at our clinic. Our greatest priority at this time is the health and safety of the staff at the clinic and you, our patients.
We’re taking extra steps so that our medical centre continue to be a clean, hygienic environments for everyone.

These steps include increasing the frequency of cleaning and sanitisation in our clinic, including high-touch areas such as door handles, chairs, tabletops, and providing complimentary hand sanitiser in reception and upon entry to the clinic.

We are also ensuring our team is supported with clear infection control and hygiene protocols in clinic as well as providing the information and support all team members need to stay at home if they are unwell for any reason.

COVID-19 vaccines are now available for patients over 50. Click here for more information.