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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
Thank you to Jo, a pharmacist from the National Prescribing Service, for providing an update on pain medication. The session was helpful for our doctors, nurse practitioner and our nurses to keep up to date with changes to prescribing drugs of addiction and how to best help people with pain.
Credit and Debit card fees have been absorbed up until now by our practice. As you know when you use your cards elsewhere, the card surcharge is paid for by the user of the card.As part of our commitment to improvement, we plan to start having a “user pay’ approach to Credit and Debit card
Kerrie and Chris have completed the pilot Men’s Health Outreach program with Duggans Pty. Ltd and with the Cygnet RSL club. We would like to thank all the men who left their comfort zone and completed a Health Check. Just like pumping your car tyres up and “changing the grease and oil”, we all need to
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
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.
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
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
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
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