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Welcome to the community section of our website. Here you can keep up to date about health related events and services in the Huon. As well as learn about new team and services here at CFP

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Information Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) [22/03]

Due to the increased numbers of people calling our practice for advice regarding Corona Virus, there are some times when your call can’t be taken. If your query isn’t urgent, please email us on reception@cygnetfamilypractice.com and we will email, or call you back within 24 hours. We are offering phone and video (skype) consultations. The following

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WANTED

We are wanting to contribute to reducing and recycling in our community. We will be moving to our new practice at 5 Thorp Street in a month or so (more on that later) and need a wheelchair.We are seeking a donation of a strong, folding wheelchair in excellent condition for our new practice.Please do not bring

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Teal Ribbon Day

Wednesday 26 February 2020 is Teal Ribbon Day – a day to support Australians living with ovarian cancer, honour those we have lost and raise awareness of this deadly disease to change the story for future generations. Every day in Australia, four women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and three will die from the disease.

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Farewell Lyn Fish Nurse Practitioner

On behalf of our team, I would like to thank Lyn for the care she has shown our patients over the last couple of years. She is leaving us to take up a position focusing on immunisation. We wish her well in her new position.

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Pensioners Association of Tasmania Cygnet Branch

Our Cygnet branch meets at 1.30 pm on the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Huon Valley Christian Life Centre, located at 8 Mary Street, Cygnet. Pop in for a visit this month and see what awaits you. Delicious food, card and board games, or just a friendly chat with like-minded people are just

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February is Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) awareness month.

8 babies are born each day with heart disease and there is no known cure. HeartKids is an organisation that are raising awareness and funds to fight against one of the leading causes of infant death in Australia which is congenital heart disease. HeartKids is the only charity focused on funding the research, information and

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Royal Hobart Regatta Public Holiday.

We are closed Monday the 10th of February due to the Royal Hobart Regatta Public Holiday. We are open at 8:30 on Tuesday the 11th of February. Please call on 6295 1460 Have great and safe Holiday. Please phone Healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222 for medical advice or in the case of an emergency

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February is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month.

Screening before symptoms become present is important, because bowel cancer can develop without any early warning signs. Surveillance may mean regular faecal occult blood testing (or FOBT) of the bowel movement for invisible blood. If positive for blood, colonoscopy is recommended to investigate the cause Medical guidelines recommend people at average risk of bowel cancer

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Vacancy Full-time/part time Nurse Practitioner

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join our team and help us serve our growing community. Our practice is expanding and we are seeking another Nurse Practitioner to join our team. Qualifications and experience in primary health care and general practice are desirable.For more information and a confidential chat, please contact theresa@cygnetfamilypractice.com.au

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Vacancy Full-time/part-time GP

We are seeking a GP to join our team and help us serve our growing community. We are moving in a couple of months and will have additional consulting rooms where you can choose your hours to suit your lifestyle. We are a holistic practice who value person-centred care with a team approach. An advantage would

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Welcome back to our Locum Dr Jim Harwood

Dr Jim will be joining us for 2 weeks starting Tuesday the 28th of February and finishing Friday the 7th of January. Dr Jim will be available 5 days a week. Dr Jim worked with us last year and we are so excited to welcome him back!

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Australia Day Public Holiday

We are closed Monday 27th of January due to the Australia Day Public Holiday. We are open at 8:30 on Tuesday with ‘on the day appointments’ available. Please call on 6295 1460 Have great and safe Holiday. Please phone Healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222 for medical advice or in the case of an emergency

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Interesting in learning more about our health services?

HERE AT CFP WE HAVE HEALTH PRACTITIONERS WHO WORK TOGETHER TO PROVIDE A MORE COMPREHENSIVE AND TARGETED APPROACH TO YOUR HEALTH NEEDS. We believe that the health care needs of our patients are better met by providing a comprehensive initial assessment and systematic approach to treatment. We promote and value shared decision making between the patient and the practitioner and we believe the patient and the practitioner are equal partners in the health and wellbeing solution. We also incorporate kindness and compassion as part of a patient treatment plan. We support and empower patients to make the choices that allow them to look after their own wellbeing.

General COVID-19 Notice

Due to the increased numbers of people calling our practice for advice regarding the Corona Virus, there are some times when your call can't be taken. If your query isn't urgent, please email us on reception@cygnetfamilypractice.com and we will email, or call you back within 24 hours.


In addition: We are also offering phone and video (skype) consultations for eligible persons. Read the full notice to learn more.

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