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

Whooping Cough (pertussis) update

Whooping cough continues to circulate at very high rates around Tasmania. The current epidemic was noted in August last year, and monthly notifications continue to increase with a total of 121 cases in January 2019. Young children are at the highest risk of severe disease and death. Prevention strategies include immunisation for babies at 6

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It’s not just a Pap smear….

Our Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Lyn Fish, provides holistic care to women in collaboration with Dr Maureen and Dr. Nurman Services include: * screening services (including breast examinations and cervical screening – Pap smear) * Contraception advice and management including prescription of the oral contraceptive pill * Unplanned pregnancy counselling * Menopause management * Sexual

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New Patients Welcome

Our practice team is growing and we are now able to offer our unique, caring, healthcare services to more people in our community. We have a team of health professionals whose mix of experience, education and skills can support you to manage any minor illness or injuries and long term conditions now, and also help

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Heather Kennett is our Credentialled Diabetes Educator

  ‘Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.’   World Health Organisation 1946   Let’s Flourish   Registered Nurse, Diabetes, Health and Wellbeing practitioner.   I am passionate about helping people to believe in themselves and to love and respect who they

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URGENT PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE – BUSHFIRE SMOKE ALERT FOR CYGNET AREA

The following information is copied from a notice provided to us from the Director of Public Health Dr Mark Veitch on the 31st January, 2019. Dense smoke from bushfires is predicted to continue to affect Cygnet and surrounding areas, as well as communities under direct threat of bushfire, for several more weeks. These smoke levels

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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.