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

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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A Notice to Patients Regarding Dr John Wilkins Retirement

Here at Cygnet Family Practice, our mission is “kind, holistic health care with a community spirit.” We offer person-centred care in a health care team. Our team includes doctors (GPs), nurse practitioners (NPs) and registered nurses (RNs). Our service cares for your immediate needs, and our comprehensive health checks and care planning looks at keeping

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VR GP or GP Registrar – part-time/full time

Cygnet Family Practice (CFP) is an accredited general practice using a patient-centred, team-based, holistic healthcare model.  Our health practitioners are skilled, enthusiastic and genuine in their patient care, and a wide variety of presentations makes for a rewarding and challenging clinical experience.  We are seeking a kind, general practitioner to join our team. An interest

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Heart Week 28th April – 4th May

Heart Week is celebrated to help start a conversation about heart health and the steps needed to reduce the risk of heart disease. Heart week will focus on the importance of having a heart health check.  2019 Heart Week the focus is on: Heart health checks and what they involve Which patients should have a heart health

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FLU CLINICS

Dates Wednesday 8th May 1:00pm -5:00pm Saturday 11th May 10:00am-2:00pm Tuesday 14th May 1:00pm -5:00pm Tuesday 21st May 1:00pm -5:00pm Cost is $15.00 Those eligible for a free flu shot include; people 65 years and over children from 6 months to 5 years pregnant women those who suffer chronic conditions as well as, for the

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Vegetable Week

During 1st to 5th of April, Cygnet Family Practice would like to provide bags of vegetables and fruit to families in need. To help support awareness for vegetable consumption in Australia, Cygnet Family Practice will be donating bags of vegetables and fruit to our community in need. Bags of vegetable and fruit will be available

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RSL and Men’s Shed Outreach 2019

Once a month, our nurses Chris and Joe will be at the Cygnet RSL from 6pm-7pm. Feb 22nd Bowel Cancer Mar 29th Melanoma Apr 26th Advanced Care Planning May 31st Asthma/Smoking Jun 28th Burns Jul 26th Dry July/NAIDOC Aug 30th Tradies Month Sept 27th Dementia Oct  25th Carers Week Nov 29th Movember/Diabetes

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2019 Flu Season

It important to get the influenza vaccine each year, as the virus changes each year. Annual vaccination is recommended for anyone six months of age and older, with those not eligible under the program able to purchase the vaccine privately. The more people who are vaccinated, the less likely that the flu will spread in

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Pain Revolution Rural Outreach Tour 2019

Do you or someone you love, live with persisting pain? Join us for a free, easy to understand talk about why the body hurts, why it keeps hurting and what you can do to help it. Pain Revolution will be linking up with Local Pain Educators throughout Tasmania as they make a pedal-powered journey from Devonport

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Melanoma

Who gets melanoma? The highest reported rates of melanoma in the world are in Australia and New Zealand. In 2012, invasive melanoma was the third most common cancer in males (after prostate and colorectal cancers) and in females (after breast and colorectal cancers). Melanoma can occur in adults of any age. The main risk factors for developing the most

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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.