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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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Blog and practice news

Dementia Awareness Month

Dementia is the second leading cause of death of Australians contributing to 5.8% of all deaths in males and 11.3% of all deaths in females each year. Females account for 64.5% of all dementia related deaths. Three in 10 people over the age of 85 and almost one in 10 people over 65 have dementia.

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Melanoma Tasmania

Melanoma Tasmania will be at Huonville Pharmacy​ on the 19th September from 1.30. They will be providing UV Skin scanner to detect UV damage to skin and identify spots that may be dangerous or possibly require further investigation. There are 15 minute appointments, please call 6264 1196 to book in. This service is free. Drop

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We are into Spring!

Let’s all get outside and enjoy this sunshine and flowers during a walk Set yourself small, realistic goals for your activity. For example, saying something like, “Tomorrow I will start with a 10-minute walk at lunchtime”. If you get regular physical activity, it’s likely you will live longer, feel more energetic, have stronger bones and

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Menopause!

There’s a fair amount of taboo around menopause. Menopause is a time of change for women. The decrease in the estrogen hormone levels, and other hormonal reductions, bring about changes that can effect both the physical and psychological wellbeing of women. Each woman’s experience is unique. The range of possible experiences span from hardly noticing

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Exciting News!

Cygnet Family Practice are making changes to the way we do business to provide more services to the community.  Our exceptional patient care will continue however we are changing our fee structure to keep up with the increasing costs of running a small business. Why? The Australian Government pays a Medicare rebate, to provide patients

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Footy Colours Day

Today, the Cygnet Family Practice team wore their favourite team’s colours to raise awareness for kids with cancer. Footy Colours Day, was established in 1995 to help fund Fight Cancer Foundation then Bone Marrow Donor Institute’s programs, including the establishment of the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry.

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September is Footy Colours Month

The team at Cygnet Family Practice will wear their favourite team’s colours to raise awareness for kids with cancer. Footy Colours Day was established in 1995 to help fund the Fight Cancer Foundation then Bone Marrow Donor Institute’s programs, including the establishment of the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry. We hope to raise awareness about

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September is Australian Women’s Health Week

The two biggest barriers for women not maintaining a healthy lifestyle is ‘lack of time’ and ‘health not being a priority’. Women’s Health Week is the time to do something for your health and start making positive changes that can last a lifetime. During the week, we encourage individuals, communities and workplaces to get involved

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Welcome Dr Juliet Seedhouse

Welcome locum Dr Juliet Seedhouse.  She will be joining us for 3 weeks, starting Monday the 26th of August. Dr Juliet will be available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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Tradies Month

August is Tradies Health Month, and we’re calling on tradies to make their health – and the health of their co-workers – a priority. During the month of August, we are offering free health checks with our Nurse Practitioners to start making health a priority. Book in now.

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August 1st – 8th is Breast Feeding Support Week

Whether you’re currently breast-feeding, are hoping to in the future, or have breast feeding experiences you’d like to share or debrief about with others, you’re welcome to join us in a shared Medical Appointment. A Shared Medical Appointment is a consultation with a doctor in the presence of up to 12 other patients with similar

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Dry July

Raise funds to improve the comfort and wellbeing of people affected by cancer. How it works         1. Sign-up to the challenge 2. Go alcohol-free in July 3. Ask friends and family to sponsor you 4. Help people affected by cancer Where does the money go? The funds raised through Dry July will provide invaluable services to cancer

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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.