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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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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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Welcome Dr Jim Harwood

Welcome locum Dr Jim Harwood. He will be joining us for 4 weeks, starting Monday the 1st of July. Dr Jim will be available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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Cold and Flu Prevention

Good hygiene is one of the most important ways to help prevent colds and flu (influenza). Good hygiene includes: washing your hands regularly and properly with soap and water, particularly after touching your nose or mouth, and before handling food sneezing and coughing into tissues then throwing them away immediately and washing your hands cleaning surfaces such as

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Flu Vaccination Clinics

Cygnet Family Practice Nurse Practitioner Kerrie Duggan, together with Huonville Pharmacy Tony Holmes and Dispensary Assistant Linda Wilcox provided Huon Valley Council employees protection against this year’s influenza disease with a workplace fluvax clinic. There have been over 76,500 cases of influenza Australia wide so far this year. “I spent 3 week pretty much in bed in

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June is burns awareness month.

Remember to: Use warm, but not boiling water to fill your hot water bottle and examine it for leaks before you use it. Replace it every two years. Keep wet clothes at least one metre from heaters or fireplaces, and never place clothes or towels on your heater. Clean the lint filter every time you

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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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