Community and Useful Links

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

Contact numbers

Health Direct: 1800 022 222

Blog and practice news

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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Lillian Wilcox

Welcome Lizette to our team.

Lizette is one of our casual Registered Nurses. Lizette is a Registered Nurse working in emergency at the Royal Hobart Hospital and now also at Cygnet Family Practice. Lizette believes in empowering communities in their journey towards better health and quality of life- physically, mentally and spiritually. Between shifts, Lizette likes horse riding and getting

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Welcome to our Student Nurse, Milly

Milly will be with us 5 days a week for 4 weeks, starting on Monday the 13th January to 7th of February. Milly is second year nursing. She will be working with all our practitioners, please let reception know if you do not wish to have Milly present in your consult.

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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas 🎄🎅Our opening hours will be as normal but we will be closing at 3pm on Christmas eve and 4pm on New years eve. We will be closed Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years day. Please phone Healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222 for medical advice or

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Christmas tips

During the Christmas season, it is easy to over indulge in sweets. Make the most of delicious seasonal fruit and vegetables and enjoy a wonderful selection of fruit and vegetables are in season during December making, colourful salads, side dishes and delicious desserts. It is easy to forget to stay active during the festive weeks

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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.